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USDA: Families Projected to Spend an Average of $233,610 Raising a Child Born in...

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2017 – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released the 2015 Expenditures on Children by Families report, also known as...

What Happens In One Lifetime? (VIDEO)

March 9, 2018 - A lot can happen during your trips around the sun! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smjf3M6-1XE What Happens In One MINUTE? https://youtu.be/zhWDdy_5v2w Subscribe, it's free! http://bit.ly/asapsci Created by: Mitchell...

Kids! Get in Touch with Nature Through the Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest

Feb. 2, 2017 - Protecting nature is critical to keeping our planet thriving for future generations. What better way to do that than by...

Babies who hear two languages at home develop advantages in attention

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2019 - The advantages of growing up in a bilingual home can start as early as six months of age, according...

Think while you drink: the beer that fights climate change

LONDON, November 3, 2017 - A British craft brewer has launched a beer made from melted polar ice caps, sending a case of "Make...

Roundup for Breakfast, Part 2: In New Tests, Weed Killer Found in All Kids’...

WASHINGTON October 24, 2018 - A second round of tests commissioned by the Environmental Working Group found the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed...

Henry David Thoreau’s notes show climate impact on plants

LONDON, March 27, 2019 - Henry David Thoreau, author of the memoir Walden, or Life in the Woods, in 1854, did more than just...

CA and NV ski resorts to host events in recognition of Ski California Safety...

PETALUMA, Calif. Jan. 23, 2019 – Ski California and its member resorts will proactively educate skiers and snowboarders about safety on the slopes during the first ever Ski California...

Leave No Trace: Campfire Alternatives (VIDEO)

September 3, 2018 - Ever find yourself in a place where fires are impractical or not allowed? Check out our campfire alternatives to light...

How Columbus, of all people, became a national symbol

Agricultural Building at the World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, circa 1893. University of Maryland Digital Collections October 8, 2017 - Christopher Columbus was a narcissist. He believed...

Planned Parenthood Encourages Parents to Talk with Their Children About Sex, get involved in...

NEW YORK, NY, Oct. 16, 2017 -  October is Let’s Talk Month, aimed at encouraging families to talk about sex and relationships. Planned Parenthood...

The Periodic Table Song, 2018 Update! (VIDEO)

Feb. 6, 2018 - In celebration of National Periodic Table Day, here is our song updated with the 4 newly named elements! https://www.asapscience.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rz4Dd1I_fX0 Written, Directed,...

U.S. DOT Bans All Samsung Galaxy Note7 Phones from Airplanes

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety...

Oceana Finds U.S. Seafood Fraud Persists, More Than 20% of Samples Mislabeled

March 12, 2019 - Oceana released the results of a new seafood fraud investigation, finding that 1 in every 5 fish tested was mislabeled. The study...

Humane Society investigation shows plight of dogs in a laboratory being dosed with pesticides...

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2019 - Update: This press release has been corrected. The original draft incorrectly named the University of Vermont as directly connected with these particular experiments. Today the...

Naked Donald Trump statues pop up in U.S. cities (VIDEO)

Aug. 19, 2016 - The making of "The Emperor Has No Balls". www.thisisindecline.com Artist: Ginger Original Score: Ryder Reynolds https://youtu.be/f7TeTzOgkMs

2017 California Visitor’s Guide Available Now

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Jan. 26, 2017 – Inspiring travel to The Golden State, the 2017 California Visitor's Guide is now available to order online –...

Trouble in Toyland 2016: 31st Annual Survey of Toy Safety

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 23, 2016 - For more than 30 years, U.S. PIRG Education Fund has conducted an annual survey of toy safety. These...

Samsung, Huawei and Amazon failing Greenpeace’s ‘green’ electronics guide

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 19, 2017 - Fairphone and Apple are ahead of brands such as Samsung, Huawei and Amazon, which are failing to take...

New Medicare cards offer greater protection to more than 57.7 million Americans

June 2, 2017 - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is readying a fraud prevention initiative that removes Social Security numbers from...