Savanah Prosch

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Five Examples of Successful Urban Agriculture Done Differently Around the World

<i>On Wednesday, the Landscapes Blog focused on the right to food in honor of World Food Day and Blog Action Day. While hunger, nutrition, and food</i> …

Have you ever wondered what all those plants, animals, microbes and fungi do for us humans? Today we’re very happy to release the beginnings of our first collaboration with the California Academy of Sciences (CAS): a new series of tutorials on biodiversity.

In the tutorial on ecosystem services you can find out about the Rosy Periwinkle, a plant from Madagascar that creates chemicals used to treat …

7 Ways You Can Help Fight Child Trafficking

<b>Tell Congress to protect children.</b><p>Abused or neglected young people are extremely vulnerable to trafficking. Two bills before Congress can reduce the …

What Is Cosmic Consciousness? The Quest for Hidden Reality (Part 2)

CHOPRA FOUNDATION NEWS<p>By Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP, and Menas Kafatos, Ph.D.<p>The question at hand is whether there is such a thing as higher …

Watch Music Bring Back Memories for Alzheimer's Patients

How songs can help people whose minds are deteriorating.<p>One day in 2006, New York social worker Dan Cohen realized that with today's devices, all of his favorite music—he's a fan of '60s rock—is at his fingertips, but he might no longer be able to listen to it if he winds up in a nursing home when …

'I'm Not A Lookalike' Project Showcases Strangers Who Look Like Twins (PHOTOS)

Think you're special and unique?<p>So did these folks, until they met Francois Brunelle.<p>The 62-year-old Montreal-based photographer has spent the last 12 years scouring the world for complete strangers who look alarmingly similar, according to Rex USA.<p>"I was inspired by 2 things," Brunelle told Rex …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

February 2013

Powerfully Dramatic Landscapes by 23-Year-Old Shane Hawk

Whether we are watching or not, the sun rises every day and sets every evening. On a regular basis, 23-year-old photographer Shane Hawk turns his eye towards the sky to document the daily magic that takes place overhead. Based in California, Hawk began photographing with just an iPhone. He has …

Coffee vs. Beer: Which Drink Makes You More Creative?

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I didn’t know what I was going to write about today.<p>When this happens, …

Pipeline Winter 2013

Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …

Grains Of Sand Magnified x300 Reveal Dazzling Images

A grain of sand is so small and finite that our eyes are unable to render any significant detail.<p>It often just looks like a shiny or dark grain of …

British government reportedly tracking YouTube and Facebook data without permission

While the NSA has been busy scouring the <i>Angry Birds</i> leaderboards, newly leaked documents report that its British counterpart -- the GCHQ -- has been monitoring the flow of social media in real-time. The General Communications Headquarters can apparently keep track of YouTube traffic, which links …

Louisiana Wants Women to Wait 30 Days Before Having an Abortion

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Earlier this month, Americans United for Life ranked Louisiana as 2013's No. 1 pro-life state …

Associated Press News

Obama's speech to focus on income inequality and social mobility

In his<p>State of the Unionaddress Tuesday night, PresidentObamawill try to recharge his presidency by discussing the expansive divide between rich and poor in America.<p>It's a crucial issue, and one with no easy solutions.<p>Obama is expected to focus on the twin themes of income inequality and social …