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August 17, 2017

The truth about sea salt

Originally Posted: https://www.mnn.com/food/healthy-eating/stories/the-truth-about-sea-salt

Is our sea salt consumption creating thyroid problems? Regardless of how you feel about iodine, here are the simple facts about this popular mineral.


August 17, 2017

This lonely dog 'plays' the blues when its humans leave

Originally Posted: https://www.mnn.com/family/pets/videos/lonely-dog-plays-blues-when-its-humans-leave

Left all alone, this dog 'plays' the piano and 'sings' the blues.


August 16, 2017

Southern Company and partners award 10 longleaf conservation grants

Originally Posted: https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/energy/sponsorstory/southern-company-and-partners-award-10-longleaf-conservation-grants

Southern Company and partners have awarded over $5.5 million in grants to projects that will support, restore and enhance the longleaf ecosystem.


August 16, 2017

More than 600 kinds of creepy-crawlies found in American homes

Originally Posted: https://www.treehugger.com/green-home/more-600-kinds-arthropods-found-american-homes.html

From mites to cockroaches, our house dust is literally crawling with things.


August 16, 2017

Galicia's wild horse roundup pits tradition versus animal rights

Originally Posted: https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/blogs/galicia-wild-horse-roundup-tradition-versus-animal-rights

In Galicia, Spain, the annual wild horse roundup is a ritual now being questioned by animal rights activists.


August 16, 2017

Can ocean plastic end up in seafood?

Originally Posted: https://www.mnn.com/food/healthy-eating/blogs/plastic-trash-textile-fibers-found-seafood

Scientists are are trying to understand why fish eat ocean plastic, how it affects them and how it affects their predators — including us.


August 16, 2017

Why we should pave roads with cigarette butts

Originally Posted: https://www.mnn.com/health/healthy-spaces/blogs/why-we-should-pave-roads-cigarette-butts

Scientists at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, want to put errant butts to an intriguing new use.


August 16, 2017

What are liquid aminos?

Originally Posted: https://www.mnn.com/food/healthy-eating/blogs/what-are-liquid-aminos

Liquid aminos can be used as a gluten-free substitute for soy sauce.


August 16, 2017

Farmers' Almanac warns of brutal winter

Originally Posted: https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/climate-weather/blogs/farmers-almanac-warns-brutal-winter

The 2017-2018 winter weather forecast should elicit cheers from skiers, boarders and snowmobilers.