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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…

Is the end of the movie theater nigh?

Toronto’s Paradise Theater was a “nabe,” a neighborhood movie theater built in 1937. There used to be one every few blocks, but the Paradise was a little classier, designed by an important architect with nice Art Deco detailing. Most of…

Sea-Level Rise? Obama Finalizes Purchase Of $11.75M Shoreline Mansion

Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama have purchased a nearly 7,000-square-foot home on Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts for $11.75 million, according to a report. The purchase price was recorded Wednesday with the local Registry of Deeds,…

How to cut the cable cord and not miss a thing

The Internet is taking over everything. For the first time, the number of people watching cable TV in America dropped by a quarter of a million subscribers in 2013. That’s not a lot out of 100 million subscribers, but fast…

People the world over prefer distractions over their own thoughts

If you’re reading this, it’s safe to assume you arrived by internet. Maybe you caught the headline as it raced by on Twitter. Or you might be taking a break from watching a very mediocre movie on Netflix. It doesn’t…

Climate Alarmists Are Now Coming For Your Streaming TV

Netflix is having a chilling impact on the environment, a new study finds. Climate scientists are railing against streaming TV and movie services, which they’re calling “a waste of resources at all levels.” Researchers estimate that watching a half-hour show…

Is your Netflix habit bad for the environment?

In the old days, when you had to drive to a movie theater or go to a video store to get some entertainment, it was easy to see how your actions could have an impact on the environment. After all,…