Joshua Scruggs

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Everything We Know About Our China Trade Deficit Is Wrong

Every month, we are greeted with trade figures released by the Census Bureau. Over the past decade in particular, those figures have taken on added …

Pets

Paleo diet is half-baked

Basic biology dictates that there’s no way we can eat exactly like our hunter–gatherer ancestors<p>Meet Grok. According to his online profile, he is a tall, lean, ripped and agile 30-year-old. By every measure, Grok is in superb health: low blood pressure; no inflammation; ideal levels of insulin, …

America's Wolves Don't Deserve This

The Obama administration is giving up on America's wolves.<p>On Friday morning, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its plans to strip Endangered Species Act protections for wolves across most of the lower 48 states.<p>This decision, if enacted, prematurely ends one of the most important …

California, Illinois lawmakers welcome frackers

Lawmakers rolled out red carpets for frackers last week in California and Illinois.<p>California’s Assembly rejected, by a 37-24 vote, AB 1323, which …

Admit It, Rep. Sensenbrenner: You Were Wrong About the Patriot Act

An author of the controversial legislation keeps defending it -- even though he's felt betrayed by related abuses three times.

Happy 35th Birthday, Tax Revolt! Thanks for Destroying California.

Oarfish VIDEO: Rare Giant Fish Spotted In Gulf Of Mexico By Undersea Remote Vehicle

A remotely operated vehicle has come face-to-face with the world's longest-known bony fish -- and video footage of the rare encounter has now surfaced on YouTube. Check it out above.<p>The giant oarfish was found in the northern Gulf of Mexico, where four other observations were reported. These …

Fish

How To Clean Up Fish Farms And Raise More Seafood At The Same Time

Last month, we told you about companies that are growing salmon on dry land. That's an effective — but expensive — way to reduce water pollution caused by fish farms. After all, marine aquaculture provides about half of the seafood we eat.<p>So a Canadian researcher named Thierry Chopin is pushing to …

Best Underwater Photos 2013: Winners Announced In University Of Miami Marine Photography Contest

A harbor seal explores a kelp forest off the coast of San Diego. A brilliantly colored shrimp makes its home within the soft, curling tendrils of an anemone. A pod of dolphins swim gracefully in pristine Hawaiian waters.<p>These are just a few incredible photos that won prizes in the 2013 Annual …

Scuba Diving

'The Greenest Home' Highlights Some Of The Most Efficient Living Spaces On The Planet (PHOTOS)

Some of the world's most efficient homes are on display in a new book documenting a growing trend in green architecture.<p><i>The Greenest Home: Superinsulated and Passive House Design</i>, written by Julie Torres Moskovitz and published by Princeton Architectural Press, features 18 uber-efficient homes that …

Design

Grand Central Bakery

Hello friends, Like many of you, we are troubled by the discovery of GMO wheat in an Oregon field. We share the concern about how this could happen, …