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How Honest is Honest Co.? These are the Chemicals Jessica Alba’s Company is Allegedly Claiming are Organic

How Honest is Honest Co.? These are the Chemicals Jessica Alba’s Company is Allegedly Claiming are Organic

The Honest Co. is a Santa Monica business co-founded by actress Jessica Alba that has grown into a billion dollar company. The Honest Co. sells over 100 consumer products it promotes as organic, healthy and non-toxic. The company’s ethos, which touts its transparency and honesty, is under attack after another […]

by January 16, 2017 4 comments Science, Trending
New York’s Central Park Reopens Four Acre Secret Garden

New York’s Central Park Reopens Four Acre Secret Garden

A four-acre peninsula in Central Park has remained unchanged and uninhabited – by humans, that is – since the days of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Now the secret garden has been reopened for the first time in more than 60 years, promising unparalleled views of nature for the nation’s most populated […]

by January 15, 2017 6 comments Science, Trending, World
Scanning of a human brain by X-rays

You’re Doing It Wrong: Psychologists and Psychiatrists List 50 Pop Culture Phrases Most Commonly Misuses

Hard-wired. A gene for. Autism epidemic. Denial. Acting out. Closure. Most people believe they are familiar with the terms above, and even use them occasionally in conversation. A new paper by a team of psychologists and psychiatrists says that the public frequently misuses, misapplies and misunderstands psychological terms that have […]

by January 13, 2017 4 comments Science, Trending
Legal Battle Over Bones of “Kennewick Man” Ends As 9,000 Year Old Remains Will Be Re-Buried

Legal Battle Over Bones of “Kennewick Man” Ends As 9,000 Year Old Remains Will Be Re-Buried

A long battle between science and spirituality has now ended, with spirituality the victor thanks to genetic testing which confirms that 9,000 year old human remains are indeed those of a Native American. The “Kennewick Man” was discovered by the banks of the Columbia River in Washington several years ago. […]

by January 12, 2017 6 comments Science, World
The FDA Unveils New Food Labels: Here’s 6 Changes Coming to Food Packages Soon

The FDA Unveils New Food Labels: Here’s 6 Changes Coming to Food Packages Soon

On Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) unveiled its long-awaited new requirements for food labels. Although they superficially look similar to the old ones, the content and calculations will be new. The changes were made to give more accurate health information that is reflective of new research as […]

by January 10, 2017 7 comments Science, Trending
3 Scientific Breakthroughs That May Change Your Life: Water on Mars, the Missing Link and Cancer Bloodtests

3 Scientific Breakthroughs That May Change Your Life: Water on Mars, the Missing Link and Cancer Bloodtests

Science isn’t just for nerds, and it isn’t a matter of old discoveries found in dusty ancient tomes. Science is a live subject, encompassing nearly everything about our vast world. There are as many exciting recent discoveries as there are old ones. Let’s consider the greatest discoveries in the world […]

by January 6, 2017 0 comments Science, Trending
Solar-Powered Plane Completes Groundbreaking Flight Across the Pacific Ocean

Solar-Powered Plane Completes Groundbreaking Flight Across the Pacific Ocean

A solar-powered airplane completed a groundbreaking flight across the Pacific Ocean last week, breaking several aviation records. The pilots also tested the limits of human endurance, demonstrating the body’s capacity to stay awake and alert for 72 hours. The Solar Impulse 2 touched down in Mountain View California, having completed […]

by December 29, 2016 6 comments Science, Trending, World
How Toxic People Are Bad for Your Mental Health – and How to Fix It

How Toxic People Are Bad for Your Mental Health – and How to Fix It

Toxic people are bad for your mental health. Although it’s easy to avoid these people in your random interactions with strangers, it’s tougher when your friends and family are the ones emanating negativity. Here’s how to eliminate these problem people from your life and establish boundaries that promote wellness. The […]

by December 25, 2016 7 comments Science
Female Orgasms? There’s (Now) An App for That

Female Orgasms? There’s (Now) An App for That

Groundbreaking New App for Female Sexuality Remember the old Apple commercial? “There’s an app for that.” Now there really is an app for absolutely everything, including the female orgasm. Yes, that’s right, there’s a new startup on the scene and the company is taking itself seriously, despite the name “OMGYes.” […]

by December 19, 2016 5 comments Science, Trending
Number of Zika Virus Cases Triples as Congress Holds Funding Hostage

Number of Zika Virus Cases Triples as Congress Holds Funding Hostage

The number of women potentially infected by the Zika virus appears to be growing in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says more than 150 pregnant women in America appear to be currently infected with Zika virus. In addition, there are over 120 women infected by the […]

by December 15, 2016 6 comments Politics, Science, Trending, World