Category: Health

Ancient hominids were too lazy to survive

Homo erectus, the species modern humans may have evolved from, had a good run — literally. These hominids walked upright, ran long distances and made...

Toxic weed thriving on drought in Germany

An “exceptional” year. When Thomas Endrulat of the German Weather Service uses the word “exceptional” with reference to the summer of 2018 in northern Germany,...

Vegetarians save so much water

A lot of people think about meat as a cruelty issue. But the trouble with meat goes far beyond that. Take water, for instance. A...

Never wash contact lenses down the drain!

They may look tiny and harmless, but with billions being flushed each year, they’re having a bigger environmental impact than you may realize. Contact lenses...