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Titanic Dinosaurs Trekked Across Antarctica to Reach Australia

These Maps Show the Epic Quest for a Northwest Passage

An Astronaut's Final Mission: Fight Climate Change and Cancer

This Cooker Uses Rice Husks as a Cheap, Green Fuel Source

What Mars Maps Got Right (and Wrong) Through Time

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High-tech imaging captures haunting medieval shipwrecks

An expedition mapping submerged ancient landscapes under the Black Sea has discovered a well-preserved 'shipwreck graveyard'...

This scientist says Queen's 'Don't Stop Me Now' is the happiest song ever

Can something as subjective as happiness be measured by a formula?

Hurricane-battered NASA Beach House to be restored

The Kennedy Space Center hideaway sustained significant damage from Hurricane Matthew.

8 health benefits of rosemary

The fragrant herb, rosemary, may help with everything from memory to stress.

Lion gives sleeping leopard a wake-up call

A battle between two big cats is a rare sight.

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What did you miss while avoiding any and all news?

We don’t blame you for taking a break. News lately sucks. Here’s a bunch of non-news reading for your weekend:...

Hurricane Matthew was a 1-in-1000-year disaster for North Carolina.

But that doesn’t mean it will take another 1,000 years before the state sees another storm like it. Analysis by NOAA shows...

The world needs better sidewalks and bike paths, like now.

In a report out Thursday, the United Nations Environment Programme says pedestrians, motorcyclists, and cyclists make up nearly...

I went and made all new Teslas autonomous, says Elon Musk. You’re welcome.

As of yesterday, all new cars rolling off the Tesla factory line come with full self-driving hardware. That includes...

Cow burps are a big problem for the climate, but a little change in diet could correct that.

According to a study by Australian researchers, adding very small amounts of a particular seaweed to bovine diets could reduce...


CLEAN POWER PLAN: It's déjà vu in arguments as EPA foes challenge another rule

The lawsuit over U.S. EPA's carbon rule for new power plants features similar battle lines, many of the same attorneys and the same...

SENATE: Committee dominoes stacked, but which way will they fall?

No matter how next month's historic elections shake out, one thing's for certain in the next Congress: New faces are set to move into...

EPA: Porn watcher says 'sorry'

U.S. EPA employees caught watching pornography on the job expressed surprise, boredom and ultimately regret for their actions, according...

AUTONOMOUS CARS: When developing driving tests for robots, complications abound

Robots, unlike humans, cannot drink. They also cannot be distracted and cannot fall asleep at the wheel.

WIKILEAKS: Browner unsure about Lisa Jackson's climate chops in '08

In October 2008, Carol Browner was skeptical about putting Lisa Jackson in U.S. EPA's top job, according to hacked emails.


To live in peace, meet the Japanese community fighting for their forest

For 20 years, the people of Okinawa, Japan have opposed the construction of a US military base that will damage the marine environment...

Will the Monsanto Tribunal create a better food system for all of us?

Last weekend (14-16 October, 2016), farmers, scientists and activists from all over the world gathered at the Monsanto Tribunal in the...

Why we are taking Arctic oil to court

With this historic court case a new generation is now taking action to stop oil companies from kidnapping our future. Nature &...

This is The People vs. Arctic Oil

A new wave of oil drilling threatens the Arctic - but today saw the start of the fight back. This morning a lawsuit was filed that could...

‘These are our prayers in action’  –  a look at life in the #NoDAPL Resistance camps

For months, the Standing Rock Sioux and allies have been protecting their water by resisting construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline,... - Green Gossip

The Unholy Business of the Indian Cow

Guest Post by Anita Moos —————————————– Indians...

Vegan ‘Fish’ Taco Bowls because the Great Barrier Reef needs vegans

By now, you’ve probably heard about the Great Barrier Reef obituary, and the controversy that’s followed it. And while...

Smoking chimp attraction is only one small way zoos suck

Standard reports that a North Korean zoo is under fire for training Azalea, a 19-year-old Pyongyang chimp, to chain smoke. Azalea has...

Breaking News: Two non-vegans try vegan food and survive

When will eating vegan food no longer be considered edgy content for non-vegan bloggers? You’ve likely read “watch me try and...

Who gives a shit if ‘Paula Deen Goes Vegan’ for one cooking show episode?

No one should be excited to learn that the butter queen has decided to cook vegan food on TV. 2 Paragraphs was excited to share that as...


8 fruits and vegetables you should be roasting whole

From cherries and cauliflower to grapes and pumpkins, wonderful things happen when you cook these foods whole.

SunToWater units produce 40 to 100 gallons of clean water per day from the air

These units, said to be capable of producing 40-100 gallons of clean water per day, can be powered by solar or solar plus grid power.

Photo: How Vermont does Autumn

Our photo of the day is an explosion of fall color.

Mullein & Sparrow makes luxurious vegan skin care products

Made in Brooklyn, these high-end facial and body treatments come in attractive sustainable packaging and are made using traditional...

Kids will eat tons of vegetables if you pay them

Scientists conducted an experiment to see how financial incentives can motivate children to establish healthier eating habits over the...