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Netflix’s ‘The Politician’ Turns Climate Change Into A Hot Mess

Even though this is 2020, we apparently need to talk more about elections. At least, that’s what The Politician would have us believe. We’re still more than four months away from November, but the Netflix series is determined to remind…

NASA wants you for a space isolation study

While millions around the globe are looking forward to the days when they’ll spend less time at home and more time out interacting with society, a smaller number have found pleasure in the quiet isolation of lockdown. To these contented…

Dems Shouldn’t Cheer For The Energy Industry’s Demise

Petroleum and natural gas industries that provide about 85% of America’s energy (with wind and solar constituting barely over 3%) are under siege by adversaries — both foreign and domestic. The first major assault was launched by a no-winner dispute…

Leftists Want Us Quarantined To Push Their Grand Green Agenda

Leftists have turned to alchemy to try to transform the COVID-19 pandemic into their fabled climate emergency. Former ABC journalist Quentin Dempster tweeted on Thursday: “Australia’s National Cabinet should stay on to coordinate decarbonizing of energy/transport/manufacture to urgently mitigate climate…

How to track migratory birds near you

With so many people spending a lot more time at home, many have become obsessed with nature. In addition to Netflix and social media, bird-watching has become a popular pastime. As we fill up our feeders, we eagerly awaiting the…

Why people are turning to Anne Frank's diary

Spend enough time online during the coronavirus pandemic and inevitably, someone will mention Anne Frank. The references run the gamut, from the flippant and mundane to more poignant messages from those looking for comfort and inspiration. Born in Germany, Anne…

Shelter-At-Home Project: DIY LED Lighting Upgrade

The coronavirus outbreak has forced many into an unplanned staycation at home for several weeks already and no end date is in sight. One can only spend so much time on Netflix, YouTube, Duolingo, and Khan Academy before looking for more exciting projects to tackle. Upgrading to LED light bulbs is one such upgrade that offers not only energy savings every month, but more control over the type of lighting being provided and a more pleasing aesthetic. Curious? Let’s jump in

4 things you can do for science from home

You might be surprised by how much you can do for the world from home. (Photo: Sunny studio/Shutterstock) Eventually, even Netflix will run its course. There’s only so many seasons of so many shows you can soak up from self-imposed…

Another Coronavirus Victim: The Green New Deal

What will happen next with the coronavirus epidemic is unknown, but it seems certain to claim one very high-profile victim: the so-called Green New Deal. Good riddance. The current crisis in the U.S. economy is, in miniature but a concentrated…

4 Activist Girls Trying To Save The World From Climate Change – NPR

LA Johnson/NPR LA Johnson/NPR A teenage girl, Greta Thunberg, has become the world-famous face of the climate strike movement. But she’s far from alone: Thunberg has helped rally and inspire others — especially girls. NPR talked to four teenage climate…