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Joe Exotic Will Start Selling NFTs and Weed From Prison

Joe Exotic—the zoo operator turned convicted felon turned Netflix docuseries superstar—is the latest celeb to hop on the NFT hype train. On Tuesday, the cryptocurrency platform MORE announced a new collaboration with Exotic featuring digital Tiger King tokens and real-world collectibles that the star will be fronting…Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Ethereum, Songs, Cryptocurrency, Joe, NFT, Human Interest, Exotic, Animal Rights Activists, Joe Exotic, Occupations, Carole Baskin, Tiger King, States Of The United States, Non Fungible Token


7 Shocking Satellite Images Reveal the West's Megadrought

The megadrought hitting the western United States has yielded no shortage of horror stories to start the dry season. Record heat last week has seared in drought, turning the region from an already well-done steak into a charred crisp. Almond growers are ripping up orchards, and 17 million endangered salmon are being …Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, United States, Lake Mead, Shasta Lake, Colorado River, Spencer Cox, Lake Powell, Central Valley Project, Glen Canyon Dam, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Castaic Lake, California State Water Project, Geography Of The United States, States Of The United States, Disaster Accident


Joe Biden Is Already Failing on Climate Policy

The $2.25 trillion infrastructure package that President Joe Biden proposed in March didn’t go big enough to meet the scale of the climate crisis. Now, it’s looking like we may not even see those too-small propositions come to light.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Democrats, Harry Reid, Gina McCarthy, Shell, Democratic Party, Waxman, American Petroleum Institute, Joe Manchin, Ed Markey, United States Senators, Mark Paul, Green New Deal


Biden Is Already Failing on Climate Policy

The $2.25 trillion infrastructure package that President Joe Biden proposed in March didn’t go big enough to meet the scale of the climate crisis. Now, it’s looking like we may not even see those too-small propositions come to light.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Democrats, Biden, Harry Reid, Gina McCarthy, Shell, Democratic Party, Waxman, American Petroleum Institute, Joe Manchin, Ed Markey, United States Senators, Mark Paul


Congressman Asks Forest Service to Change the Course of Earth’s Orbit Around the Sun

Congressperson Louie Gohmert (R-TX) would seriously like the federal government and “BLM” to turn its attention from evidence-based measures to mitigate climate change and look into altering the rotation of the Earth and/or moon. It’s unclear whether he’s trolling or sincerely trying to derail attention in order to…Read more...
Tags: Texas, Science, Climate Change, Environment, Articles, Nasa, Earth, Forest Service, Louie Gohmert, American People Of German Descent, Right Wing Populism In The United States, States Of The United States, Judge Advocate Generals Corps United States Army, Jennifer Eberlien


Lake Mead’s Water Supply Has Dropped to the Lowest Level Since the Hoover Dam Was Built

A severe drought gripping parts of the western United States has caused Lake Mead’s water supply to dip to historically low levels this week, threatening a vital source of drinking water in a region that has been plagued by near continual drought conditions for decades.Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Drought, United States, Nevada, Reservoirs, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Lake Mead, Colorado River, Hoover Dam, Tom Buschatzke, Geography Of The United States, Regions Of The United States, States Of The United States, Disaster Accident, Patricia Aaron


Nevada Takes a Baby Step Toward Banning Lawns

A megadrought has stricken the Southwest, taking a massive toll on ecosystems, drinking water, farms, and more in seven states. One of those states, Nevada, is taking a permanent step to protect dwindling water resources by cracking down on the scourge of useless lawns.Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Las Vegas, Nevada, Southwest, Colorado River, Las Vegas Valley, Southern Nevada Water Authority, Lawn, Patrick Donnelly, Steve Sisolak, Geography Of The United States, Regions Of The United States, States Of The United States


You Can Now Ditch Uber for a Driver-Owned Rideshare App in New York City

The thank-you banners are down, but New York City residents have a real opportunity to show their appreciation for a population of low-paid, primarily immigrant frontline workers. New York City residents can help now by ditching Uber and Lyft for a competing driver-owned alternative app called “Co-op Ride,” created by…
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Science, California, New York City, Social Issues, Transport, Waze, Doordash, Business Models, Erik Forman, States Of The United States, Location Based Software, Legality Of Ridesharing Companies By Jurisdiction, Lyft And Uber Drivers Strikes, Michael Ugwu


Oklahoma Lawmaker Puts Out a Bounty for Bigfoot, Who Lives in Oklahoma

Some states get to be popular states because of their big reputations, which attract visitors to make them backdrops for Instagram content. New York is where artists create ostensibly intellectual theme parks. California is where every teen gets a mansion. Florida is where a man throws an alligator into a Wendy’s.…Read more...
Tags: Florida, New York, Science, California, Bigfoot, Oklahoma, Gizmodo, American Culture, Wendy, Canadian Culture, Joe Exotic, Justin Humphrey, Micah Holmes, English Language Films, Bigfoot In Popular Culture, States Of The United States


Ohio Hands Out First $1 Million Lottery Prize to Vaccinated Resident

The state of Ohio has announced the first winner of the state’s $1 million prizes for residents who received the covid-19 vaccine. Anyone 18 and older who gets vaccinated in the state can win, and there’s even a special college scholarship prize available for 12 to 17-year-olds who get the shot.Read more...
Tags: Science, Lotteries, Ohio, GE Aviation, Mike DeWine, Mega Millions, Bill Veeck, Jena Powell, States Of The United States, Health Medical Pharma, Joseph Costello, Lotteries In The United States


Top Climate Scientist Blasts Government Lab After Denier Invited to Speak

Ben Santer, one of the nation’s leading climate scientists, said he is cutting ties with a prestigious government-funded laboratory over its plans to invite a scientist who has spread climate denial to speak in a seminar.Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, California, Environment, Articles, Barack Obama, Bp, University Of California, Scott Pruitt, Tucker Carlson, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Battelle Memorial Institute, Livermore Valley, Steve Koonin, Ernest Lawrence, Climate Change Denial


Five Ohio Residents to Get $1 Million Each Just for Getting Vaccinated in New Lottery

Five lucky people in Ohio will win $1 million each just for getting vaccinated for covid-19, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on Wednesday. The new lottery, which starts handing out cash weekly on May 26, will be administered through the Ohio Department of Health as well as the Ohio Lottery and will be paid for…Read more...
Tags: Science, Ohio, Pfizer, Vaccine, Johnson Johnson, Mike DeWine, Ohio Lottery, DeWine, Ohio Department of Health, Moderna, BioNtech, Pfizer Vaccine, Covid 19 Vaccine, States Of The United States, Health Medical Pharma, State Government In The United States


Sasquatch Director Joshua Rofé on Chasing After Murder Mysteries and Monsters

Filmmaker Joshua Rofé’s previous project, Lorena, offered an in-depth look at a true-crime story that grabbed headlines worldwide. His latest, Sasquatch, investigates a far more enigmatic case, though—as the title suggests—it does revolve around an American icon who’s both famous and famously elusive.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, California, Bigfoot, Monsters, Sasquatch, Patterson, California Culture, Cheryl Eddy, Lorena, Lorena Bobbitt, Fictional Characters, Gimlin, Zach Cregger, Joshua Rofé, American Folklore


The Future of Western Water Restrictions Is Here

The West is dry and getting drier. Federal officials said this week that a major source of water for the Southwest could face some of its first official water restrictions later this year if water levels keep dropping.Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Drought, Water Scarcity, Southwest, Lake Mead, Colorado River, Western United States, Lake Powell, Hoover Dam, Glen Canyon Dam, Richard Seager, Reservoir, Geography Of The United States, States Of The United States, Dan Thelander


Emails Show Texas Officials Shared Climate Denier's Talking Points During Blackouts

As the lights went out during last month’s cold snap, Texas politicians turned to talking points from Alex Epstein, a regular on the climate denial circuit, to explain their way out of the mess. NBC reported Thursday that Epstein’s propaganda found its way into the inbox of Gov. Greg Abbott and that the chairman of a…
Tags: Energy, Texas, Science, Nbc, Environment, Articles, Fossil Fuels, Rube Goldberg, Greg Abbott, Sean Hannity, Peabody Energy, Heritage Foundation, Epstein, Alex Epstein, Texas Public Policy Foundation, Climate Change Denial


DeSantis Will Ban Vaccine Passports Because Things Are 'Normal' in Florida

Today in why, Florida: why is this unmasked six-piece cover band doing “With a Little Help from My Friends” at a signing ceremony at the Florida state Capitol? Fine, okay, whatever: ladies and gentleman, Governor Ron DeSantis!Read more...
Tags: Florida, Science, United States, Trump, Capitol, Ron DeSantis, Human Interest, DeSantis, Florida Republicans, Right Wing Populism In The United States, States Of The United States, Administrative Divisions


Montana's Governor Killed a Yellowstone Wolf

The governor of Montana killed a gray wolf in violation of state hunting laws, according to documents obtained by the Mountain West News Bureau. Dude just got into office in January, and now he’s got a warning from state wildlife officials. Incredible start to a new term!Read more...
Tags: Science, Montana, Hunting, Wolves, Yellowstone National Park, John Sullivan, Donald Trump Jr, Greg Gianforte, Michael Robinson, Black Wolf, Robert E Smith, Yellowstone Wolf, Geography Of The United States, Regions Of The United States, States Of The United States, Mountain West News Bureau Dude


Republicans' Rich White Friends Will Outlive Us All

Barring a series of increasingly tragic disasters, we’ll probably be hearing about pandemic-related political favors and mind-melting incompetence for years. Early signs also indicate that we’re in for an exhibition of bipartisan jockeying for the role of pandemic hero by the same agents of destruction. Thinking…Read more...
Tags: Florida, Science, Social Issues, Vaccination, Vaccine, Vaccines, Life Sciences, Hyatt, Trump, Mike Pence, Baptist Health, Bruce Rauner, Baptist Health South Florida, Kaiser Family Foundation, Ron DeSantis, Jen Psaki


Texas Attorney General Sues Griddy for False Advertising in Wake of Winter Storm Price Hikes

Griddy, the Texas power supplier that’s made headlines recently for customers’ sky-high energy bills in the wake of widespread winter storm outages, has racked up another lawsuit. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing the company for “false, misleading, and deceptive advertising and marketing practices” that he…Read more...
Tags: Texas, Science, Articles, Ken Paxton, Electric Reliability Council of Texas, False Advertising, Dynamic Pricing, Business Finance, Griddy, States Of The United States, Texas Power, Energy In Texas, Electricity Market, Texas Power Crisis, Sues Griddy


The Water Crisis in Mississippi America Can’t Afford to Ignore

Right now, Calandra Davis’ water pressure is too low to take a shower. When she turns on her sinks, the water comes out at a slow trickle. For weeks, she’s had to bathe herself and her 6-year-old son with water from store-bought bottles. Like all residents of Jackson, Mississippi, she’s also been on a boil-water…Read more...
Tags: Science, Mississippi, Environment, Articles, Joe Biden, Davis, Water Scarcity, Drinking Water, Reeves, Jackson Mississippi, Patrice Lumumba, Mississippi America, Chokwe Antar Lumumba, Chokwe Lumumba, Rukia Lumumba, City of Jackson


Biden Rescinds Trump Decision to Turn Sacred Arizona Land Into a Copper Mine

In a victory for Indigenous rights and conservation activists, the Forest Service rescinded its decision to permit a controversial mining project to be built within Arizona’s Tonto National Forest on Monday. Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Joe Biden, Arizona, Rio Tinto, Biden, Donald Trump, Forest Service, Trump, Apache, BHP, Tonto National Forest, Resolution Copper, Randy Serraglio, Deb Haaland, Luke Goodrich


Grassroots Groups Just Won a Major Victory Against Fracking in the Northeast

A group of governors passed a resolution that would ban fracking near a crucial waterway on the East Coast, the culmination of more than a decade-long fight by activists and community members. The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC), which is comprised of the governors of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New…Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, East Coast, Mark Ruffalo, Delaware, Hydraulic Fracturing, Delaware River, Delaware River Basin Commission, Jeff Tittel, Delaware River Basin, New Jersey Pennsylvania Delaware, Geography Of The United States, Regions Of The United States, States Of The United States, Drbc, Unconventional Oil


Hospitals in Texas Are Being Evacuated Due to Lack of Hot Water and Heat

The massive energy crisis that’s been overwhelming Texas ever since the state was hit with a record cold snap is now threatening some of its most vulnerable residents, and at least two hospitals in the Austin metro area were being evacuated on Wednesday night due to a lack of hot water and heat.Read more...
Tags: Texas, Science, Austin, United States, States Of The United States


How a Coal Mine in Montana Could Screw the Navajo Nation

The overwhelming economic consensus is that coal is out, renewables are in. Yet one company, associated with the Navajo Nation, doesn’t seem to have gotten the message—and may be weighing the tribe down with more coal baggage as the rest of the country moves on.Read more...
Tags: Science, Montana, Coal, Navajo Nation, Powder River Basin, Coal Mining, Navajo, Peabody Energy, Western United States, Cloud Peak Energy, Economic Geology, Regions Of The United States, States Of The United States, Navajo History




Scientists Found the Oldest Known Grizzly Bear in Yellowstone

Scientists found a 34-year-old grizzly bear in southwest Wyoming, identifying him by a mark on his lip made by biologists in 1989. That’s the oldest grizzly ever known in the Yellowstone region that includes parts of Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming. Respect your elders.Read more...
Tags: Science, Wyoming, Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park, Scavengers, Western United States, Montana Idaho, Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Shoshone National Forest, Grizzly Bear, Thomas D Mangelsen, Fur Trade, Regions Of The United States, States Of The United States, Fauna Of Alaska, Grizzly 399



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