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NFPA encourages prompt disposal of Christmas trees,and safe removal of lights (VIDEO)

January 3, 2017 – Dragging your heels on taking down the Christmas tree? Here’s a fact that may motivate you: Nearly 40 percent of...

Groups to National Park Service: Do Not Partner With Alcohol Companies, Display Alcohol Ads...

Oct. 27, 2016 - Allowing alcohol company logos within America’s national parks disregards public health and puts youth at risk of dangerous drinking behavior,...

Celebrate Your Birds and 30 Years of Project FeederWatch

ITHACA, NY, Oct. 27, 2016 - One Northern Cardinal, Carolina Chickadee, or Tufted Titmouse at a time, Project FeederWatch participants are making new scientific...

So you want to build a Death Star? Here’s how to get started

December 16, 2016 - I’m very excited about seeing Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which tells the tale summarised in the original Star...

Tasting garlic…with your feet!? Weird food chemistry tricks (video)

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2016 — Did you know you can "taste" garlic with your feet? Or that chocolate can instantly dissolve that wad of...

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...

Two-thirds of Americans stressed about future of our nation, including majority of Democrats and...

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2017 —Two-thirds of Americans say they are stressed about the future of our nation, including a majority of both Democrats and...

Full, Uncut 84 Lumber Super Bowl Commercial – The entire journey (VIDEO)

February 8, 2017 - The full, uncut 84 Lumber Super Bowl promotional film. See a mother and daughter’s symbolic migrant journey towards becoming legal...

The universe in a cup of coffee (video)

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2017 — Reactions, the ACS YouTube channel that covers the chemistry of everyday life, is joining PBS Digital Studios, a network...

Years of Living Dangerously Returns To Television Sunday

October 31, 2016 - This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. This year sees the implementation of the world's first agreement to combat climate change. An...

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...

Santa’s reindeer cleared for flight after annual veterinary exam (VIDEO)

SCHAUMBURG, IL, Dec. 13, 2016 - Following a thorough veterinary exam at the North Pole, Rudolph and all of the other reindeer have been...

Flight of Fancy: 12 Amazing Birds

January 5, 2017 - Birds are all around, connecting people with nature and adding beauty, sound and color to our world. While this allows...

After Moving at a Crawl, U.S. Revs Up Interest in Slowing Heavy Trucks and...

Sept. 22, 2016 - For more than a decade, most large commercial trucks have been equipped with electronic technology that can limit the speed...

“Winning the West” Report Reveals Outdoor Issues Dominated Elections in Mountain West States

DENVER, Jan. 18, 2017—The Center for Western Priorities today released its Winning the West: Election 2016 Report, revealing the biggest untold story in the Mountain...

Tumble Quartet CD release concert at the Nevada Theater on Feb. 10

NEVADA CITY, Calif. January 20, 2017 - The Northern California-based world music jazz group Tumble announces its first CD release with a celebration concert...

HRC Celebrates “National Coming Out Day” With New Video Highlighting Celebrities Advancing Equality by...

WASHINGTON October 11, 2016 - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and...

A Bad Lip Reading of Donald Trump’s Inauguration (VIDEO)

Jan. 25, 2017 - Politicians CAN say what they're actually thinking... Like on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/badlipreading https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gneBUA39mnI

Hollywood’s gender pay gap is ‘crazy’ – Natalie Portman

LONDON, Jan. 12, 2017 - New complaints of discrimination have hit the film awards season after Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman slammed the gender pay...

Pleasure is good: How French children acquire a taste for life

November 14, 2016 - One of the most common New Year’s resolutions people make is to lose weight by dieting. The idea is that...