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An Amelia Earhart Mystery at NIST 0

Jul 1, 2016
An Amelia Earhart Mystery at NIST 0

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U.S. has largest “happiness gap” among parents compared to nonparents in 22 industrialized countries

Jun 23, 2016

WACO, TX, June 23, 2016 - Parents in the United States generally are not as happy as those who aren’t parents. Not only that, the U.S. has the largest “happiness gap” among parents compared to nonparents in 22 industrialized countries, according to a report by researchers at Baylor University, the University of Texas at...

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Oxfam/Glastonbury album for refugees dedicated to the memory of Jo Cox, MP and humanitarian

Jun 20, 2016

June 20, 2016 - In the first live Glastonbury album of its kind, world-famous musicians will collaborate with the world’s best-loved festival and Oxfam to Stand As One with people forced to flee conflict, disaster and poverty.

Artists including Coldplay, Muse and Foals will contribute a song recorded during their forthcoming Glastonbury sets to Oxfam...

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New EWG Database Reveals 16,000 Foods That May Be Packaged with BPA

Jun 17, 2016

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2016 – For consumers who want to avoid bisphenol A, EWG today unveiled an easily searchable database of more than 16,000 food and beverage items that may come in cans, bottles or jars containing the hormone-disrupting chemical, better known as BPA. The list was compiled from a little-known food industry...

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Sleep Under the Stars During the Great American Campout: Kickoff June 25

Jun 16, 2016

RESTON, VA, June 16, 2016 - This summer, tens of thousands of Americans will unplug their devices and spend the night outside. That’s the simple idea behind the National Wildlife Federation’s 12th annual celebration of the outdoors, the Great American Campout.

In conjunction with Great Outdoors Month, the event encourages people of all ages to...

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Foam explosion in super slow motion (video)

Jun 14, 2016

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2016 — You might have seen this wacky experiment in a chemistry class or on late-night TV. Dropping a mixture into some hydrogen peroxide produces a huge foamy flume. But what's actually causing that big mess? Turns out it's a great illustration of a key concept in chemistry.

In this week's...

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50 Years of ‘Read Him His Rights’: Miranda Decision Revolutionized Criminal Law

Jun 14, 2016

June 13, 2016 - You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law.

You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you.


Familiar as these phrases are to any viewer of an American...

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Grand Canyon Designated a Dark Sky Park

Jun 6, 2016
Grand Canyon Designated a Dark Sky Park

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29 critical “Leave No Trace” tips for wilderness visitors

Jun 3, 2016

June 3, 2016 - Just as you rely on wild places to rejuvenate and restore you, those places rely on you to keep them in good condition.

Even if you are aware of the basic notion of "pack it in, pack it out," leaving no trace can often entail some details you might not think...

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29 critical “Leave No Trace” tips for wilderness visitors

Jun 3, 2016

June 3, 2016 - Just as you rely on wild places to rejuvenate and restore you, those places rely on you to keep them in good condition.

Even if you are aware of the basic notion of "pack it in, pack it out," leaving no trace can often entail some details you might not think...

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