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.
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… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – Aug 23rd, 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… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – Aug 2nd, 2019”
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… Continue Reading “The Secret Life of Toilet Paper”