Marijuana And Humans, An Intertwined History: 2,500-Year-Old Cannabis Burial Shroud Found In China

Marijuana And Humans, An Intertwined History: 2,500-Year-Old Cannabis Burial Shroud Found In China
China Find Adds To Humans’ Marijuana History: 2,500-Year-Old Burial Shroud Unearthed We modern humans have a hard time understanding the true scope of history, both our own and that of the world as a whole. With our up-to-the-second Twitter feeds and 24-hour news cycle breathlessly updating to bring us the latest “news” on whatever inanity this or that Kardashian or presidential reality-show contestant has been caught doing, the barrage of new information often obscures just how old the world is, how old humanity is, and how short a time our modern way of living has really been around.… Read the rest

Cutting Meat Eating In China: Officials Face Uphill Battle In Convincing Citizens To Reduce Meat Consumption By Half

Cutting Meat Eating In China: Officials Face Uphill Battle In Convincing Citizens To Reduce Meat Consumption By Half
Convincing the Chinese To Cut Meat Consumption By Half May Prove To Be A Challenge For Government Seeking To Improve Health Of Citizenry Seeking to improve the health of its citizenry, the government of China has announced a new initiative aimed at encouraging people to eat less meat. The government has set a goal of 50 percent reduction in meat consumption in a country that consumes 28 percent of all the world’s meat, including half of the pork.… Read the rest

A Complete 360: Turning Trash Into Fuel May Sound Like Science Fiction, But It May Be The Only Way To Save The Planet

A Complete 360: Turning Trash Into Fuel May Sound Like Science Fiction, But It May Be The Only Way To Save The Planet
Saving The Oceans: The Answer May Lie In A Futuristic Plant To Turn Trash Into Fuel As anyone who has been paying any amount of attention knows, the oceans are in trouble. Big trouble. From coral bleaching killing off upwards of a fourth of the coral that makes up the Great Barrier Reef to massive fish and sea mammal die-offs in the South Pacific, to the horrific amounts of plastic that litter the oceans creating massive artificial island of garbage that routinely poison, strangle and kill millions of fish and birds, never before has our disdain for the environment that sustains us been on such stark display.… Read the rest