The Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015, a crucial piece of environmental legislation that will phase out and eventually ban microbeads from soaps and cosmetics, has flown surprisingly easily through the Republican-controlled Congress over the past few weeks.
For the first time, power plants will be held accountable for their hand in greenhouse gas pollution. On Monday, President Obama announced a federal limit on the amount of greenhouse gas plants are permitted to produce—a historic ruling, indeed.
Congratulations, climate change deniers: You've won. In your quest to convince everyone that pollution and global warming doesn't exist you've hurt the only beings that can't hurt you back: The Coke-loving polar bears. You've hurt them right in their soft fuzzy dicks.
Summer has officially arrived, and with it, the usual sweltering humidity — as well as the news that your local beach may be a health hazard.
For many, the kitchen has traditionally been a place of great comfort and warm fuzzy feelings, but a new study has found that the kitchen might actually be a dangerous and miserable place—not because of the temptation of that freshly baked cake, but because the oven you use to bake that cake might actually be filling…
Here we were thinking that our addiction to birth control was only dangerous because it allows us to achieve maximum levels of sluttiness and moral decrepitude. But how wrong we were. It turns out our insistence on swallowing hormones for fun month after month is also endangering the environment, and soon it might…
Researchers have found that countries that have the highest rate of contraceptive pill use also have the highest prostate cancer mortality rate. Everyone freak out! Lady whore pills are killing the men!
Walking along a busy street while taking deep breaths might not sound like a healthy thing to do, and it certainly doesn't sound relaxing. But a new study from Tel Aviv University has found that in fact breathing in a little car exhaust—or carbon monoxide, more specifically—in small doses might actually do you some…
A "major hydraulic failure" at a sewage treatment plant in Halifax, Nova Scotia has caused authorities to remove four solid waste outflow filters "as they were backing up with what the mayor called 'floatables,'" a.k.a. flushed tampon applicators.