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Solar Farms Love Mushrooms Too

Solar Farms Love Mushrooms

In Japan they are learning that solar farms love mushrooms as much as anybody. The thing is that the smaller farms have been in a struggle to survive – like small farms pretty much everywhere else. And it does not help that rural populations have been shrinking, and the average …

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Could We Be About to See a Black Hole?

Could We Be About to See a Black Hole

If you ever wanted to see a black hole, then you might be in luck. The good thing about science is it loves to go to extremes. Much of the history of science is about people trying to figure out major mysteries and explanations for events we observe. Many of …

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Study Shows that Alligators Eat Sharks and Stingrays

Alligators Eat Sharks and Stingrays

Amazingly, a recent study has shown that alligators eat sharks and stingrays. We all know that alligators will gobble up just about anything that their jaws can reach. The man who led the study, James Nifong, who is an ecologist from at Kansas State University, said this is very surprising as alligators …

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The Opioid Effect on Social Life

Opioid Effect on Social Life

Have you ever considered the opioid effect on social life in America? When you consider that painkiller prescriptions have tripled nationwide, it is easy to understand how opioids are viewed upon as the villain. Sadly, we have seen policy makers and research pay much less attention to the social losses …

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How Squirrels Organize Their Nuts for the Winter

how squirrels organize their nuts for the winter

Have you ever wonder how squirrels organize their nuts for the winter? Obviously, they work their asses off throughout the summer and fall – collecting all the nuts they can get their little paws on – and then stash those nuts away for further use. After all, they have a …

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How will Self Driving Cars Impact Society?

How will Self Driving Cars Impact Society

According to this article by NextBigFuture, Japan will be answering the question, “How will self driving cars impact society?” Japan is already beginning to work with self-driven buses within communities located in their rural areas. One such area is the town of Nishikata, which is located approximately 71 miles north …

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