Lately there’s been a surge of disconcerting news regarding external factors that delay childhood development. New 3D games can sicken children and alter eyesight development, a standard American diet can lower IQs, and now there is telling evidence that insecticide use during pregnancy will cause the child’s IQ points to drop.
After last week’s article on the problems being created by hydraulic fracturing, some readers raised a couple of very important questions. We’re happy to provide some clarification.
A 30 million tonne block of ice sheared off a New Zealand glacier just minutes after a violent earthquake devastated the city of Christchurch, officials said Wednesday.
Can we really pull electricity from thin air?
This is the second most important event in the past 2,000 years.
It's like something one of those disaster movie trailers with a basso profundo voiceover: Man, or perhaps woman, on a family vacation takes in the breathtaking scope of nature found in Yellowstone National Park--only to see the earth beneath their feet violently explode.
Not all the mysterious bird die-offs that have been witnessed around the globe recently are due to unexplained causes. A recent mass die-off event witnessed in Yankton, South Dakota was traced back to the USDA which admitted to carrying out a mass poisoning of the birds.
Before you apply creams, lotions, cosmetics and sunscreens to your skin, it might be a good idea to find out what's really in them. What's more, you need to know those ingredients aren't necessarily just coating the outside layers of your skin.
This show was very disturbing. China is draining Lake Michigan to fill its aquifers? Of course, China has polluted much of its land and used much of its water making cheapo tchotchkes for American convenience, so who is to blame?
Carlos Monteiro, a professor at the University of São Paulo, believes that "the big issue is ultra-processing." That is to say, the most important factor when considering food and nutrition is neither nutrients nor foods -- it's what is done to foodstuffs and the nutrients contained in them before they are purchased and consumed.