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Fish oil vs. lard – why some fat can help or hinder your diet

July 31, 2016 - A diet high in saturated fat can make your brain struggle to control what you eat, says a new study in...

Why ‘Sharknado 4’ matters: Do climate disaster movies hurt the climate cause?

Lauren Griffin, University of Florida and Ann Christiano, University of Florida - THE CONVERSATION July 29, 2016 - Given that 2016 is expected to be the hottest...

Karuk Tribal Herbaria Grand Opening Aug. 11

ORLEANS, CA, Aug. 11, 2016 - The Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources is delighted to announce the official Grand Opening of the new...

How much Halloween candy would kill you? (video)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2016 — Halloween is almost here, which means costumes, scary movies and lots of candy. This week, Reactions tackles this spooky...

Reviving the Language – and Culture – of a Northern California Native People

Jan. 26, 2017 - For the first time in generations, people are beginning to speak Wailaki. The language of the Wailaki people, who lived...

Hartzog Awards: John L. Goar wins Individual Volunteer Award

In 1970, the Volunteers-In-Parks (VIP) program started with a few hundred volunteers. Today, more than 246,000 VIPs donate their time, skills, and talents to...

The Human Rights Campaign Remembers Marriage Equality Pioneer Edith Windsor

WASHINGTON September 12, 2017 - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization,...

Holiday Science: Johns Hopkins Scientists Explain Rudolph, Grinch, Scrooge (Video)

December 6, 2017 - A reindeer with a red glowing nose. A heart, two sizes two small, that suddenly grows three sizes. A trip to the...

PETA’s ‘Deport Undesirables’ Billboard Headed for U.S.-Mexico Border

Washington, April 6, 2018 – As President Trump deploys National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to help keep asylum-seekers out, PETA is warning...

Will You Still Eat Raw Fish After Watching This Video?

September 11, 2018 - Have you ever noticed that warning about raw or undercooked seafood at the bottom of restaurant menus? Ever wondered why...

It’s cold! A physiologist explains how to keep your body feeling warm

JohnEric Smith, Mississippi State University January 23, 2019 - Whether waiting for a bus, playing outside or walking the dog – during the colder winter...

Americans Express Positive Views on Local Libraries

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 9, 2016) – Most Americans view public libraries as an important part of their communities, according to a new survey by...

From Nickelback to Sesame Street: how music is used to battle crime and fight...

December 6, 2016 - A Canadian police force on Prince Edward Island is threatening drink drivers with the music of Nickelback. Police in the...

Cast of Amazon Series ‘Transparent’ Releases PSA Urging Support for Gavin Grimm (VIDEO)

NEW YORK, March 9, 2017 — The cast and crew of the award-winning Amazon series “Transparent” today released a Public Service Announcement urging support...

More than 400 People May Be Killed in Car Crashes During Memorial Day Weekend

Itasca, IL May 26, 2017 - National Safety Council estimates indicate that 409 people may be killed on the roads during the upcoming Memorial...

27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President

Oct. 6, 2017 - Edited by Bandy X. Lee, M.D., M.Div., Organizer of Yale's "Duty to Warn" Conference The consensus view of two dozen psychiatrists...

An Introduction to Leave No Trace (VIDEO)

January 23, 2018 - We are the member-driven Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics that teaches people of all ages how to enjoy...

‘Jurassic Park’ made a dinosaur-sized leap forward in computer-generated animation on screen, 25 years...

Computer-generated dinosaurs walk the Earth. Universal Pictures Studios Adam Bargteil, University of Maryland, Baltimore County June 8, 2018 - With 25 years of hindsight, “Jurassic Park” marks...

How do they make those crazy designs on major league baseball outfields?

October 22, 2018 - Does baseball have you seeing stripes, diamonds, and circles? The Oct. 22nd Sustainable, Secure Food blog explains the turf maintenance and...

Wild Horse Advocates Credit BLM for Sales Policy Change

March 14, 2019 - Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation today credited the Bureau of Land Management for rescinding a 2018 wild horse and...