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The truth about catnip (video)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2017 — Catnip is notorious for its euphoric effects on our feline companions. What is it about catnip that makes cats...

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...

What Should Anti-Trump Protesters Do Next? The ‘Handbook’ for Getting Results

February 3, 2017 - Millions of protesters have marched in cities around the country and world since President Trump took office, and many more...

Celebrate Punxsutawney Phil

February 2, 2017 - Groundhog Day is today, Feb 2nd, 2017. In the little town of Punxsutawney, PA, at a place called Gobbler’s Knob,...

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...

Video: All That We Share

January 31, 2017 - We live in a time where we quickly put people in boxes. Maybe we have more in common than what...

Hazard a Guess? How much do landslides cost the nation per year? — USGS...

January 31, 2017 - On average, how much are landslides estimated to cost the nation per year?  $38 million  $1 billion  $3.5 billion To see...

Number of Female Oscar Nominees for Behind-the-Scenes Roles Drops

WASHINGTON, D.C. Jan. 29, 2017— Women represent only 20 percent of the non-acting categories in the 89th annual Academy Award nominations, according to a...

Shorenstein Center Announces Six Finalists for 2017 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting

CAMBRIDGE, MA, Jan. 30, 2017 — Six finalists for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting have been announced by the Shorenstein Center on Media,...

Pets are a child’s best friend, not their siblings

Jan. 30, 2017 - Children get more satisfaction from relationships with their pets than with their brothers or sisters, according to new research from...

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...

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

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 –...

Books: The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative

Jan. 25, 2017 - The Nature Fix is an intrepid investigation into nature’s restorative benefits by a prize-winning author. For centuries, poets and philosophers extolled...

Aluminum cookware made with scrap metal contaminates food

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 23, 2017 - Aluminum cookware made from scrap metal in countries around the world poses a serious and previously unrecognized health...

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...

Why each side of the partisan divide thinks the other is living in an...

January 20, 2017 - To some liberals, Donald Trump’s inauguration portends doom for the republic; to many conservatives, it’s a crowning moment for the...

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...

“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...