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Mexico Starts Creative Campaign to Raise Money For Endangered Axolotls — DetailsThe small salamander known as the axolotl is a subject of fascination — but these little guys are endangered thanks to climate change and humans.
Accelerator Energy Drinks: Are They Actually a Healthy Option or One You Should Avoid?Accelerator Active Energy drinks are a zero-sugar and plant-based boost that could be a healthy replacement for your Monster or Red Bull habit.
Will Drinking Liquid I.V. Hurt Your Kidneys? The Risks of Electrolyte SupplementsLiquid I.V. is meant to replenish your electrolytes after a workout. However, for those with kidney problems, the supplement might not be safe.
Temu Is a Social Media Sensation, but Why Is It so Cheap? An InvestigationTemu is known for its cheap prices. However, like Shein, the low prices mean a greater cost for laborers and the environment.
A Dentist’s Take on Charcoal Toothpaste: Does It Whiten or Wear Down Your Teeth? (Exclusive)Although charcoal-based tooth-whitening products have become popular over the years, they may actually be damaging your tooth enamel.
Are Barefoot Shoes a Step in the Right Direction? The Pros and Cons of Minimalist ShoesMany preach about the benefits of wearing barefoot shoes; however, there are some risks that come with giving up foot support. Here’s what you should know.
Are Your Period Pants Safe? Investigation Reveals Potentially Harmful Levels of SilverPotentially concerning levels of silver were found in popular brands of period underwear, including Thinx, Marks & Spencer, and Bodyform.
"Hurricane-Proof" Home Designs Are Sustainable and Sturdy — Here's How They WorkDo "hurricane-proof" homes really exist? Several architectural companies are taking on natural disasters and sustainability with their designs.
Saving the Sloths: Which Species Are Endangered and WhyAlthough only one sloth species is considered endangered, all sloth species are facing population decline due to deforestation and habitat loss.
These Homeopathic Treatments Could Help Restore Healthy Cholesterol LevelsThere are several homeopathic treatments to lower cholesterol levels; however, they are not as utilized because the evidence is fairly limited.
What Most People Get Wrong About Palliative Care: It Doesn’t Mean DeathPeople often confuse palliative care with hospice care, giving it a bad rap. Palliative care is actually for any stage of an illness, not just end-of-life.
Rumors Suggesting Greta Thunberg Has Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Aim to Discredit Her IntellectInternet trolls have started rumors that Greta Thunberg has fetal alcohol syndrome, and it's just one of many false rumors about the Swedish environmental activist.
How Emma Grede and Kris Jenner’s Brand Safely Is Cleaning up the the Home Care Industry (Exclusive)Emma Grede tells Green Matters about the creation and inspiration behind the brand Safely.
Some People Are Using "Dimple Makers" — but Are These Safe? Plastic Surgeons Weigh InPeople on the internet are giving themselves dimples with little contraptions called dimple makers. However, doctors warn that this could come with risks.
Takahē Chicks Thrive at New Zealand Ecosanctuary After Declared Extinct for DecadesAfter being declared extinct in 1898, the rare takahē bird species is making a comeback thanks to decades of conservation efforts.
Do Horses Need Shoes? Why You Might (or Might Not) Shoe Your Horse, ExplainedWhy don't other animals wear shoes like horses do? In truth, not all horses need shoes, but many domestic horses do — here's why.
Try These 7 Ethical Halloween Candy Brands for a More Socially Conscious Spooky SeasonSure they may be sweet, but many popular candy brands are not made ethically. Here are candy brands out there you can feel good about supporting.
Eye Twitching Could Be A Minor Annoyance or A Warning Sign — Here’s What to KnowEye twitching can be the result of several health issues, such as stress, allergies, or even a stroke. Here's how to know when to worry.
Elon Musk Believes AI Could Destroy Us All — So Why Is He Investing in It?Although Elon Musk has many controversial tech opinions, you may be surprised to learn that he is skeptical of artificial intelligence.
When Will the Camp Lejeune Toxic Water Lawsuit Be Settled? So Far, Not Soon EnoughVeterans and families who lived at Camp Lejeune await settlements — and justice — after filing claims in a toxic water case.
What Happened to SoBe Drinks? Fans Can’t Find the Fruity Drinks AnywhereSoBe drinks, owned by PepsiCo, appear to have been discontinued, despite having a solid customer fanbase.
Are Montessori Schools Actually Working? The Great Debate of Alternative EducationMontessori schools have been growing in numbers for over a century, but are they actually effective for learning and development? Let's find out.
Here's the Real Reason Why Stretching Feels so Good, According to ScienceAlthough you may believe stretching to be important for yogis or runners, it's actually an instinctual and irreplaceable ritual for everyone.
“Brotox” aka Botox for Men Is Trending — Why Are More Men Getting Cosmetic Treatments? (Exclusive)More men are using Botox treatments than they have in years past, and we spoke with a plastic surgeon to learn more about the "Brotox" trend.
The Ultimate Guide to Where Psychedelics Are Legal and Decriminalized (Exclusive)The legal status of psychedelics is changing around the globe as more research and testing is conducted, so here's a look at where they are decriminalized.
What Are the Dangers of Practicing Tantra? Understanding the Ancient PracticeThe ancient practice of tantra is often reduced to sex in Western culture, despite being so much more complex. But could it be dangerous?
Viral Video Captures Vans Slashing and Dumping New Shoes on the StreetVans responded to our request for comment about the viral video.
Can You Become Addicted to Carmex? Your Lip Balm Might Not Be What You ThinkCreated during the Great Depression, Carmex is a product people swear by for hydrated lips. However, some research reveals it could be bad for you.
Sand Cats: The Wild Desert Cats Scientists Know So Little AboutThe sand cat is the only feline to live almost entirely in the desert, able to survive weeks without any water. But why are they so hard to find?
How Trees Make Oxygen, and Other Ways They Are Vital to Human ExistenceTrees make oxygen via the process of photosynthesis — this is how it works, and why it's important.
Digging for Buried Treasure — What You Need to Know Before Thrifting at the BinsYou've probably been thrifting before, but thrifting at the bins is not the same. Here's what to expect, and how you can prepare for the bins.
Is Your Healthy Energy Drink Actually Bad for You? A Review of Alani NuThe Alani Nu brand sells supplements that help women achieve their wellness goals, but what goes in the products? And is it good for you?
How to Reduce the Side Effects of Finasteride—the Hair Loss Medication ExplainedFinasteride is a popular medication used by men to reduce male pattern baldness. Here are the medication's side effects, and how to reduce them.
Alcohol Giving You Acid Reflux? Here Are the Best Drinks for Reducing SymptomsIf you suffer from acid reflux, the kind of alcohol you are drinking could be making things worse. So to reduce symptoms, what drink should you pick?
Is MiO Bad for You? What to Know About the Water Enhancer’s Effect on Your HealthMiO, the liquid water enhancer is popular among those who want to stay hydrated. But is MiO doing more harm than good for your health?
The Flooding in Kentucky Is Getting Worse Because of Climate Change— Here’s WhyIn 2023, Kentucky is hit with another year of record rain and devastating floods. Is climate change to blame? Here's what to know.
These Mountains Could Become Luxury Homes, and 'No Canyon Hills' Hopes to Stop That (Exclusive)A luxury neighborhood could destroy over 300 acres of California mountains. This is what No Canyon Hills is doing to stop it, and how you can help.
Batiste Dry Shampoo Settles Lawsuit for $2.5 Million Over Traces of CarcinogenIf you have used or bought a Batiste dry shampoo, you may be able to receive compensation. Here are the details of the Batiste lawsuit.
What Are the Disadvantages of Lab-Grown Diamonds? What to Know Before Picking a StoneKnowing the difference between lab-grown and mined diamonds could help save the environment, and maybe your wallet. Here are the basics.
The Hazardous Waste Dump in Kettleman City, Calif., Is a Case of Environmental RacismResidents in Kettleman City, Calif., have been fighting against a hazardous waste dump for decades. Here's what to know about their fight.
Princess Polly Is Gen-Z’s Ultra Fast Fashion Brand — And One You Should AvoidPrincess Polly has risen in the ranks of fashion, but its environmental practices are nothing to brag about. Here's what you need to know.
No, a Bill Gates-Funded Mosquito Project Did Not Cause a Malaria Outbreak in the U.S.Bill Gates' support of genetically-modified mosquito research has made its way to the headlines after several malaria cases were reported in the U.S. However, despite what some say, the two are not connected.
Is Snail Mucin Vegan? The Ethics Behind the Snail Slime Skincare IndustrySkincare products using snail mucin, or snail slime, seem to be on the rise. But how do brands get the slime, and is the process ethical?
The Best Eco-Friendly Bedding Materials to Guarantee a Sustainable SleepBrands may say their fabric is eco-friendly, but this could very well be greenwashing. What material is actually best for bed sheets?
How Do Lobsters Communicate? By Peeing on Each Other, MostlyWhile most human communication happens vocally, other species employ their other senses to talk to each other. When it comes to lobsters, they prefer to smell each other's pee.
Here’s Which Canning Lids Are Safe to Use — and Which Are Banned by the USDAHome canning can be a fun activity and a great way to make your favorite foods. But, which canning lids are actually safe? Let's take a look.
Non-Toxic Perfumes: How to Stay Safe While Smelling GoodMost perfumes contain toxic chemicals and synthetic fragrances, often even if it says it's safe. Here are some perfumes that you can trust.
U.S. Kale Contains “Disturbing” Amounts of “Forever Chemicals,” Research FindsSeven out of eight kale samples bought from U.S. grocery stores were found to contain potentially unsafe levels of toxic compounds.
Latitude Can Impact Climate in More Ways Than One — Here's HowA country's distance from Earth’s equator largely determines temperature and weather — let’s take a look at how latitude takes a toll on climate.
Divers Film Elusive “Doomsday Fish,” Thought to Be a Warning of Impending DisasterThe oarfish, also known as the "Doomsday Fish," was seen in shallow waters off the coast of Taiwan. What is the "Doomsday fish theory?"