(this is why we can’t have nice things) With the partial government shutdown, it didn’t really effect parks since most were closed for the winter season already. Of the few that opted to stay open (with limited services), none are … Continue reading UPDATED: Human Waste Shuts Down Yosemite National Park
And they could use your help! FACT #1 About 8 million metric tons of plastic are thrown into the ocean annually. Of those, 236,000 tons are microplastics – tiny pieces of broken-down plastic smaller than your little fingernail FACT #2 There … Continue reading 4ocean has removed 2,552,176 pounds of trash from the ocean and coastlines
It’s a tale as old as time, or, at least, the internet: None of us are reading any more, the physical book is dead, Amazon has killed the independent bookstore, and it’s all only going to get worse. But this year, … Continue reading Book sales are up this year over last year, and physical books are thriving
New Yorkers were shocked and amazed by an eerie blue light that took over the night sky in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens on Thursday night. Officials say an electrical fire at a Con Edison substation was to blame — … Continue reading ‘These gender reveals are getting out of hand,’ NY City Is Bathed In Blue Light
It took less than a week for the Trump administration to kill the considerable buzz created last Jan. 1 when California’s broad marijuana legalization law took effect, creating the largest legal U.S. cannabis marketplace. Then-U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded … Continue reading A look at marijuana milestones in 2018
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — A new federal rule will require all hospitals to post a master list of prices online detailing the services they provide so people can review them. Starting Jan. 1, every hospital nationwide will be required to post … Continue reading All hospitals in US required to post prices online starting Jan. 1
A Christmas pyramid, a 65-foot tree, a 14th-century bridge and a market serving mulled wine and drinking chocolates are among Erfurt’s festive offerings It only takes a couple of euro to bring the tale of Snow White to life in … Continue reading Could Erfurt Be Germany’s Most Magical Christmas Town?