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- What's the deal with those giant ice balls washing ashore on Lake Michigan?In this video, shot just a few days after the start of the new year, large ice boulders are seen clanking against one another along the shores of Lake Michigan. What are they? Where did they come from? Can we use them to make massive cocktails?
- Meet Jake Browne, a professional marijuana critic who is living the high lifeJake Browne has had an interesting year. On Jan. 1, 2014, the state of Colorado, where Jake makes a living as a comedian and writer, officially legalized marijuana, making it legal for any adult older than 21 years of age to purchase, possess and consume marijuana.
- Are abandoned oil and gas wells dumping methane into the atmosphere?A new study conducted by researchers at Princeton University suggests that the more than 3 million abandoned oil and gas drilling wells in the United States could be a major contributor to our overall methane emissions.
- Legal cannabis: A business resource guideRecreational marijuana use is fully legal in four states (Colorado, Washington, and now Oregon and Alaska, which will open stores next year), and the elections in 2016 are sure to bring a handful of other states to the legal side of the table — I'm looking at you Massachusetts, Nevada, California, Arizona and Maine. The interest in the business of legal […]
- How broke is Detroit? Fire stations get alerts by fax and soda canIf I asked 10 random people to name a U.S. city that's in bad financial shape, I'd wager that most of them would place Detroit in their top three picks, if not the top spot itself. The Motor City has seen better days. It's population has dropped drastically, with thousands of people leaving the inner city for the suburbs or elsewhere. […]
- Battery + magnets + copper coil = World's tiniest electric maglev trainMaglev trains use powerful magnets that create just the right amount of attraction to keep a train hovering less than an inch above and/or below their tracks. The magnets are also used to propel the trains, taking advantage of the natural repulsion of the two ends of magnetic polarity to push the cars down the line. Although maglev trains can be cheaper to m […]
- Is the OpenWorm Project creating life from keystrokes?Caenorhabditis elegans in motion. (Photo: Bob Goldstein/Wikimedia Commons)
- Watch Il Capo, the master of marble, orchestrate the extraction of massive stone blocksFilmmaker Yuri Ancarani spent almost a year filming in a marble quarry in the Carrara region of Italy's Apuan Alps to gather footage for his short film "Il Capo (The Chief)," which focuses on the quarry master responsible for orchestrating the extraction of massive, perfectly hewn blocks.
- Energy lawyer argues that protesters' snarling faces constitute assault (and no, this isn't The Onion)Kinder Morgan is one of the largest energy companies in the world, with about 11,000 employees, a nearly $40 billion market cap, and more than $14 billion in annual revenue. The company enjoys the power and might that comes with being an enormous transnational corporation and has legions of lawyers and corporate security working to protect its interests. A […]
- California drought is driving the depletion of irreplaceable groundwaterA new report published in the journal Nature Climate Change by NASA scientist James Famiglietti paints a grim picture of water conditions in California, our country's breadbasket. Americans get around a third of our produce from California, but that number doesn't really explain how dependent we are on California farms. Here's a quick list of […]
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