Clean Natural Gas Power Plant Could Revolutionize Global Energy Output

Natural gas is currently the second most heavily consumed energy source across the United States. As of 2016, the U.S. was the largest producer of natural gas across the globe, producing nearly 750 billion cubic meters of gas. While alternative energy such as solar and wind attracts a lot of media attention, many experts natural…

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Actor Benedict Cumberbatch Saves Man From Four Attackers, Sherlock IRL

Celebrities have a history of erratic behavior, the worst of which is well documented and plastered over media platforms worldwide. It’s unfortunately rare to hear about noble or — dare we say — heroic behaviors. This past week, one celebrity saved someone’s evening from what was certainly heading in the wrong direction. The best part?…

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Chile to Become First Country in the Americas to Ban Plastic Bags

Chile is making history as it is set to become the first South American country to completely ban the use of plastic bags. The law was unanimously approved by Congress and will be enforced within a year for retailers and within two years for smaller businesses. Before being fully enforced, retailers will be allowed to…

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Finding Shipwrecks: New Technology Leading to Massive Underwater Discoveries

Approximately 675 shipping containers are lost at sea every year. Though these continuers typically carry very important and valuable goods, everything from nonperishable foods to luxury pieces of art, rarely does a loss of cargo contain any 800-year-old items or billions of dollars worth of treasures.  According to Express, an 800-year-old “Made in China” label…

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Could Your Job Be Causing You Stress and Hair Loss?

If you want to pay rent and keep gas in your car’s tank, then you need money. In order to get that money, you need to work. We all look at jobs as a necessity, but is yours actually doing you more harm than help? If you notice your hair thinning or falling out altogether,…

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Study Shows Social Media Use Can Impair Memory

In today’s social media-focused world, people always have their phones in their hands. Whether it’s at school, at work, or on a night out, millions of posts are uploaded to social media every day. But a new study suggests that this habit of constantly sharing life moments online may actually compromise your ability to remember…

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Opioid Prescriptions On the Decline, But Is That Actually Good News?

Although the nationwide opioid crisis has been making front page news for quite some time, some headlines are proclaiming a positive development: last year, the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers fell drastically, representing the biggest drop in 25 years. The increased public awareness pertaining to addiction and the potential for fatal overdoses has certainly…

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