Whistleblower Reveals Why US Chickens Are Washed Down With Chlorine

A former chicken farmer has come forward to tell the public about the deplorable living conditions and animal abuse that goes occurs on US farms.


A “Coffee Nap” Could Help You Have The Most Amazing Snooze Ever

There is some evidence that drinking a cup of coffee and immediately napping for 30 minutes can make you extra-alert when you wake up.


A Warning for Parents Who Let their Kids Play on a Trampoline

The parents of a 3-year-old boy injured at an indoor trampoline park was shocked to learn that kids under 6 shouldn’t play on trampolines.


Think Outside the Box: 2-Acre Shipping-Container Farm Feeds 150

Farm From a Box comes in a storage container and provides everything you need for a 2-acre, off-grid farm capable of feeding 150 people.


The FDA Wants this Highly Addictive Opioid Taken off the Market

The FDA has asked the maker of Opana ER, a powerful opioid linked to an outbreak of HIV in Indiana, to stop selling the painkiller.


In the Future, You Won’t Need Two Parents to Make Babies

A technique that scientists have used to create mouse embryos from skin cells may someday be used to create human babies.


Volcanoes Around the World are Springing to Life

Several volcanoes around the world showed signs of activity in December, including a massive supervolcano believed to have wiped out the Neanderthals.


Superbugs may be More Widespread than Previously Thought

Drug-resistant superbugs are more prevalent than previously thought, researchers say, and it’s easy for them to hide because many people are asymptomatic.


Could Pollinator Drones Soon Replace Bees?

Scientists in Japan have created tiny drones that pollinate plants; and if bees disappear, the insect-size drones are intended to replace them.


Alarming Levels of Radiation Discovered in Fukushima Reactor

TEPCO says it recorded astronomical levels of radiation at Fukushima Daiichi’s crippled No 2 reactor. Even a tiny bit of exposure would kill a person.


Scientists Are Developing Powdered “Blood” for Use in Emergencies

Researchers are working on a powdered synthetic “blood” that could potentially tide patients over in an emergency until they could have a blood transfusion.


FDA Ditches Black Box Warning for Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix

The FDA will allow Pfizer to remove the black box warning from its quit-smoking drug, Chantix, despite a long history of causing users mental health issues.


Stranger Pays Elementary School Kids’ Outstanding Meal Balances

The father of a former student at H.W. Good Elementary School brought some much-needed holiday cheer and financial relief to over 40 struggling families.


Major Marijuana Opponent Jeff Sessions was Named New U.S. Attorney General

President-elect Donald Trump has named Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions – an extreme opponent of marijuana legalization – as the next U.S. attorney general.


Colorado Officials Blocked Denver from Allowing Marijuana in Bars, Restaurants

Denver voters approved an initiative that would allow pot consumption at bars and restaurants, but a new state law makes it illegal to use pot at businesses with liquor licenses.


EPA Approves Dangerous Monsanto-Made Weedkiller

The EPA approved a new glyphosate-dicamba herbicide with restrictions intended to prevent the chemicals from drifting to other crops and damaging them.


Tips for a Safe and Exhilarating Fall Hike

Fall is a great time of year to hit the hiking trails. Be well prepared so that you can stay safe while enjoying all the beauty that the season has to offer