The Mystery of ‘Skeleton Lake’ Gets Deeper

In a new study published today in Nature Communications, an international team of more than two dozen archaeologists, geneticists, and other specialists dated and analyzed the DNA from the bones of 37 individuals found at Roopkund. They were able to suss out new details about these people, but if anything, …

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Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

Cheers and Jeers for Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Note: A reminder that today is World Mosquito Day. I got mine a tiny pair of Garfield-eating-lasagna socks. So cute! – By the Numbers: 2 days!!! Months ’til Star Wars Episode IX opens: 4 Days ‘til the 132nd Piscataquis Valley Fair in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine: 2 …

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The Definitive Paper Straw Takedown

Read: Disposable America Replace plastic straws with paper straws, solve some proportion of the problem, right? Yes, if only a tiny share. Straws make up just 0.025 percent of the plastic that finds its way into the ocean each year; the United States, the biggest per capita producer of garbage …

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