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This holiday light display brought to you by an electric eel named Miguel Wattson

[embedded content] If you happen to enjoy the festive light display at the Tennessee Aquarium over the holidays, you can thank a certain electric eel for it. Although the eel in question probably doesn’t care either way. Miguel Wattson is…

A relative of one of the most famous trees of all time is hiding in plain sight

It’s never easy having famous relatives. No matter how distantly you may be related to a celebrity, people will still want a piece of you. Sometimes, even literally. That’s why you won’t see so much as a picture of a…

Global Warming, Mental Illness, And Greta Thunberg

After traveling across the United States and parts of Canada, Greta Thunberg, the sixteen-year-old Swedish climate activist, has set sail back to Europe. This time, she’s hitching a ride with an Australian couple sailing around the world in a 48-foot catamaran…

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BBC’s Election Guide Is More Climate Change Claptrap

On Tuesday I reported on the BBC’s misleading and biased ‘what to look out for’ election briefing on LGBT issues.  Today we look at an item called ‘This Matters: Is this the climate election?’ The BBC grandly claims that its series This Matters ‘looks…

BBC’s Election Guide Is More Climate Change Claptrap

On Tuesday I reported on the BBC’s misleading and biased ‘what to look out for’ election briefing on LGBT issues.  Today we look at an item called ‘This Matters: Is this the climate election?’ The BBC grandly claims that its series This Matters ‘looks…

Mom creates artistic masterpieces out of healthy food for her children

Laleh Mohmedi is putting most parents’ lopsided Mickey Mouse pancakes to shame. The creator of Jacob’s Food Diaries on Instagram began playing with food when her son, Jacob, was around 2 years old. Though her son wasn’t a picky eater,…

Greta Getting Flak For Taking ‘Plastic Yacht’ Back To Europe

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg eschews jet travel based on her opposition to greenhouse-gas emissions, but her return trip to Europe isn’t entirely carbon-neutral. Twelve weeks after sailing into New York City, Greta hitched a ride back to Europe Wednesday…

Doomsday Climate Petition Blocked After Dozens Of Fictional Signatories Found

Access to the 11,000 name-petition that accompanied a statement of concern published in BioScience on Tuesday was blocked on Thursday. A statement issued by ­Oregon State University said: “an administrative error, unfortunately, saw the inclusion of a small number of invalid names”….

Why watching 'Sesame Street' with your kids makes them learn more

This article is brought to you by the number 50! For 50 years now, “Sesame Street” has been televising lessons designed for young children on everything from letters and numbers, healthy eating, and diversity and inclusion. For as long it’s…

Jane Fonda, Sam Waterson Arrested At Another Climate Protest

Actress and activist Jane Fonda was arrested again outside the U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C. for protesting climate change, this time alongside her “Grace and Frankie” co-star Sam Waterson. The 81-year-old actress is making good on her promise of doing…