Category: Natural Living

If You’re Buying 1 Food Organic, Make Sure It’s This

By Victor Marchione, MD A recent consumer reporting agency conducted an investigation into ground turkey products and the results are concerning. According to Consumer Reports, disease-causing organisms were found in many of the samples it looked at. In all, 257 samples of ground turkey were run through laboratory tests, with 60% containing bacteria. What’s even…

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New Device Harnesses Sun and Sewage to Produce Hydrogen Fuel

A novel device that uses only sunlight and wastewater to produce hydrogen gas could provide a sustainable energy source while improving the efficiency of wastewater treatment. A research team led by Yat Li, associate professor of chemistry at the University of California, Santa Cruz, developed the solar-microbial device and reported their results in a paper…

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Over 24,000 Chemicals In Bottled Water: Which Ones Are Harming You?

By Arjun Walia German researchers have discovered endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), that could adversely affect development and reproduction, to be contained in 18 different bottled water products(1). Of the 24,520 suspect chemicals found to be present in bottled water, the one that showed consistent results and illustrated anti-androgenic and anti-estrogenic activity is di(2-ethylhexyl) fumarate (DEHF)….

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World’s Best Fruit Fly Trap Ever

By Heather Callaghan Autumn is a wonderful time for farmers’ markets, orchard fruits, crisp air and…fruit flies! You walk in the kitchen, think you might see something moving, adjust your eyes to focus until one of them starts getting considerably larger – it’s about to go right into your eyeball! Just when you think you’ve…

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Scientists Recycle Plastic Bags Into Graphene

University of Adelaide researchers have developed a process for turning waste plastic bags into a high-tech nanomaterial. The innovative nanotechnology uses non-biodegradable plastic grocery bags to make ‘carbon nanotube membranes’ – highly sophisticated and expensive materials with a variety of potential advanced applications including filtration, sensing, energy storage and a range of biomedical innovations. “Non-biodegradable…

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Fracking Proponent Claims “Nature doesn’t give us a clean environment.”

by Alex Pietrowski Recently on Fox News, Alex Epstein, the founder of the Center for Industrial Progress, and author of the book, Fossil Fuels Improve the Planet, argues in favor of hydraulic gas fracturing, or fracking, as it has become known. This is the technique of extracting natural gas and oil from layers of underground…

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