Tag: deforestation

Newsworthy – Sep 27th, 2019

The bottom of the Great Lakes is full of microplastics, ghost guns are a new challenge for crime-scene investigators, the cost of employer-provided health coverage rose. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week. Advertisements

Newsworthy – Aug 23rd, 2019

Vast fires are destroying the Amazon rainforest, this week marks the 400th anniversary of the beginning of slavery in what would become the United States, many economists see a recession in the next 2 years. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this…

Newsworthy – Aug 2nd, 2019

Ethiopia planted more than 353 million trees in 12 hours, Capital One’s hack affected more than 106 million people, and wages in the U.S. have stalled over the last three decades while costs have continued to grow. These are the newsworthy stories from this…

The Secret Life of Toilet Paper

Toilet paper. We may take this good for granted, however it truly is a marker of civilization. Before the invention of toilet paper, a variety of other items were used throughout human history. Scooping sticks made from wood and precious metals, to sand and…