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Jun 23, 2022

If you’re an American, you’ve probably spent many a 4th of July holiday watching an elaborate fireworks display in the night sky. While fireworks sure are fun to watch, those large bursts of color are composed of several different heavy metals that explode and release tiny dangerous particles into the atmosphere....


Jun 9, 2022

The average American citizen produces over 1600 pounds of waste every year, more than any other country in the world. And we only recycle about 35% of this waste, which is less than any other country in the world.  

We all agree that recycling is the right thing to do, but we’re not actually doing it. And when we do,...


May 26, 2022

All that glitters is gold, right?

 

That may be just a line from a song. But the truth is that humans have found ways to decorate the things around us to glitter and shine for thousands of years. It doesn’t matter if it’s an art project, a sparkly outfit or glowing makeup– people LOVE glitter. But what are these...


May 12, 2022

The grass is always greener on the other side, right? But wait, does your lawn really have to be that green anyway?

Americans are obsessed with watering their lawns. Because lots of water keeps it healthy, right? Actually, overwatering your lawn is not just bad for your lawn, but it’s bad for the environment as well....


Apr 28, 2022

Every muscle in your body tenses. Your heart rate accelerates as your blood flow increases. Then, your face flushes red. As you begin to breathe heavily, there’s no hiding it any longer. You’re angry, and your body is ready to fight. While anger is an inevitable human emotion, too much of it can be disastrous–for...