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- Unfortunately, textile waste makes up a large portion of landfill trash. So, what should you do with old underwear? Here's how to donate old pairs.
Bloodshed in the Water: Exploring the Spine-Chilling Shark Attacks of 2023Though the chances of getting fatally attacked by a shark are one in 3,748,067, the year 2023 has seen a handful of horrific incidents involving the apex predators.
Shelter Rescues 400-Pound Pig After Adorable "Crime Spree" in ColoradoA 400-pound pig was rescued after going on a multi-day crime spree in Aurora, Colorado. Here's the story about this adorable offender.
Indigenous Peoples' Day Honors Native Americans — and Calls Out Colonizers Like ColumbusFormerly known as Columbus Day, Indigenous Peoples' Day is a federally-recognized holiday that honors Native Americans and shines a light on the unjust colonization of the U.S.
Biden to Resume Border Wall Construction, Defying Many Environmental Laws: "I Can't Stop That"President Biden says he cannot stop construction on a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico, as funds have already been allocated.
People Are Shocked to Discover Red Cross Sells Donated Blood to HospitalsThe American Red Cross holds regular drives to collect blood donations, and many are starting to discover that the Red Cross actually often sells the blood it collects to hospitals.
Authorities Can't Figure Out Why This Pipeline Exploded in Arkansas, Causing a Major FireOn Oct. 4, 2023, a pipeline ruptured in Jessieville, Arkansas causing a fire and the evacuation of a 1-mile radius of the explosion.
Over 100 Dolphins Found Dead in Amazon Due to Climate ChangeOver 100 dolphins have been found dead in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest after extremely high temperatures. Thousands of fish have died as well.
Fat Bear Week: The History, This Year’s Contestants, and MoreWe're delving into the history of the miraculous annual Fat Bear Week.
Forget the Landfill! Your Waste Coffee Grounds Can Make Concrete 30 Percent StrongerNewsflash: Your waste coffee grounds end up in landfills. RMIT researchers have figured out a way to turn waste coffee grounds into sustainable concrete.
Bear Attacks 2023: Are We Entering a New Era of Human-Wildlife Conflict?Bears and humans don't mix, for good reason: here's everything you need to know about the bear attacks of 2023.
A Monstrous 400-Lb. Stingray Was Trawled Up in the Long Island Sound — What Does it Mean?Connecticut Fish and Wildlife officials caught a 400-pound stingray in the Long Island Sound in September 2023. Here's what to know about the rare sighting.
Climate Change and Other Problems Are Causing the Jordan River to Dry UpClimate change is affecting water levels worldwide and impacting the flow of major rivers like the Jordan River. Here's a look into why water levels are so low.
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.
Billionaire Bill Gates Owns Lots of Farmland — Does That Include Potato Farms?Bill Gates owns plenty of rich farmland, and that includes acres of potato farms — some of which supply McDonald's.
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.
Rabid Otter Bites 74-Year-Old Florida Man 41 TimesA Florida man was innocently feeding the ducks and birds behind his home when he was attacked by an otter — who turned out to have rabies.
Fact Check: Is Bill Gates Cutting Down 70 Million Acres of Trees?Claims are circulating that Microsoft founder Bill Gates supports chopping down 70 million acres of trees, but the truth is more complicated.
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.
Men Attempt to "Rescue" 10-Foot Python Who Was Spotted Dangling From WindowA viral video of two men attempting to "rescue" a python that is hanging from a window in Thane, India, may not be a rescue at all.
Lego Axes Promise to Make Recycled Plastic BricksLego, which promised to begin selling recycled plastic bricks by 2023, has dropped that plan. Here's an update on Lego's sustainability initiatives.
Vegan Activist Tash Peterson, aka “Vegan Booty,” Has Her Instagram Shut DownControversial vegan activist Tash Peterson uses her social media channels to get her message out. But after her Instagram was shut down, people are wondering if it has to do with her feud with chef John Mountain.
PetSmart Whistleblower Exposes Animal Cruelty at the Pet SuperstoreA man claiming to be a former PetSmart employee is exposing alleged cruelty at the pet superstore.
Green Hydrogen: What It Is, How It Stacks up Against Blue Hydrogen, and MoreWhat is green hydrogen? It may be a trendy new sustainable fuel, but how does it match up against blue hydrogen? Here's what to know.
Is Elon Musk Turning Primates Into Cyborgs? Inside the Disturbing Neuralink Monkey DeathsElon Musk's brain chip biotech company, Neuralink, is under fire for allegedly causing research monkey deaths.
Florida State University Warns of Potential New Aspartame Side Effects — Which Foods Have the Sweetener? (Exclusive)What foods contain aspartame? The artificial sweetener was the subject of a World Health Organization study and a medical study in 2023.
Swifties, Put Your Pets Down! The 'August' Social Media Trend May Be Unintentionally Hurting PetsHave you spun your pet in a circle to the tune of Taylor Swift's "August"? Sadly, the seemingly innocent video trend may be hurting fur babies everywhere.
Scientists Recover RNA From the Extinct Tasmanian Tiger — What Happens Next?In September 2023, scientists have successfully extracted RNA from a Tasmanian tiger, an extinct creature. What happens next?
Biden Is Recruiting 20,000 Youths for New Environmental Justice WorkforcePresident Joe Biden announced the launch of the American Climate Corps — here's everything you need to know.
83,000 Cases of Kraft Singles Recalled Due to Plastic HazardKraft Heinz has made a voluntary Kraft singles recall of over 83,000 cases of its processed cheese slices. Here's what customers should know.
The Internet Can't Get Enough of This Fish Out of Water Getting a CT ScanHave you ever seen a fish get a CT scan? The internet is in love with a photo of an angelfish atop a wet sponge in the midst of a scan.
Thousands of Mink Are Loose in Pennsylvania After Being Freed From a Fur FarmOver 6,000 mink were illicitly freed from a fur farm in Sunbury, Penn., on Sept. 19, 2023. Here's what to know about the furry situation.
Black Bear Loose in Disney's Magic Kingdom Causes A Park ShutdownParts of Disney World in Orlando were shut down on Sept. 18 due to a surprising visitor: a black bear! Here's what happened to the fuzzy park attendee.
Exposure to PFAS Is Linked to Higher Ovarian Cancer Risk, Researchers FindPFAS are linked to ovarian cancer and other hormone-related cancers, a research study has found. Here are the details.
PETA Activists Go Nearly Naked to Expose the Cruelty of CashmereIn London, a series of PETA protests included a woman posing as a sheep to demonstrate animal cruelty used for cashmere.
After 6 Years, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Makes a Comeback — Without AnimalsThe Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's 'The Greatest Show on Earth' is returning without animals.
Perplexingly, Cougars Are Killing Wolves, Even Though They Used to Peacefully CoexistOfficials in Washington State want to know why cougars are killing wolves. There has been a spike in the number of deaths over the last few years.
Pig Rescued After Falling Off Ohio Transport Truck: "This Little Piggy DIDN’T Make It to Market"Have you ever seen a pig escapee traverse a busy highway? After falling off a transport truck, a scared piglet became the subject of a "highway hog rescue" mission.
“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.
What Is Vibriosis? One Man's Rare Death by Oyster Prompts ConcernA Texas man has died after eating raw oysters, and his cause of death is reportedly vibriosis. What is the infection, and how did this happen?
Protesters Disrupt Symphony Performance — but Conductor Lets Them SpeakWhen two activists staged a climate protest during a symphony performance at the Lucerne Festival, the conductor let them speak to the audience.
Here's Why Your Stomach Might Hurt in the Morning, and Natural Cures for ItThere are many possible reasons you may experience morning stomach discomfort.
Imperial Beach in Crisis: Sewage Contamination Threatens This California Coastal CommunitySewage contamination in Imperial Beach, Calif., is prompting officials there to ask for a state of emergency. Here's what to know about the crisis.
PETA Protesters at New York Fashion Week Take a Stand — "Coach: Leather Kills"At a Coach fashion show for New York Fashion Week, two protestors made a bold statement against the cruel practice of leather production.
A Yellow Sky May Feel Apocalyptic, but There's a Scientific Reason for ItIf you've ever wondered why the sky's natural blue hue sometimes appears yellow, there's a scientific explanation for it.
Peanut, the World's Oldest Living Chicken, Celebrates 21 YearsThe oldest living chicken, Peanut, is over two decades old. But how long do most chickens live, and why is their lifespan so short?
Viral Video Captures Vans Slashing and Dumping New Shoes on the StreetVans responded to our request for comment about the viral video.
Some Animals Are Becoming Nocturnal to Avoid Interacting With HumansAnimals are becoming nocturnal — just to avoid human interaction.
3M Reached an Agreement Over Military Earplug Lawsuits — Company to Pay $6 Billion3M has reached an agreement to pay $6.01 billion to U.S. military service members and veterans over earplug lawsuits claiming hearing damage.
Wily Alligator Loose in Middlesex, New Jersey, Gives Local Authorities the RunaroundNew Jersey officials are trying to catch an alligator last seen in Creighton Lake. The Middlesex alligator is still loose — here's what to know.