Influencer Tom Laskawy - featured
35 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
After this week's massive Heartbleed bug, one of the biggest concerns was that the bug might leak a website's private SSL keys, the key to the green lock that secures data sent to users. It's...
7 mentions — 2 days ago 2 days ago
Michael Pollan explains what studying the food system taught him about capitalism, and more
47 mentions — 4 days ago 4 days ago
A very, very good day for the Affordable Care Act, the officials who fought for it, and the people benefiting from it.
4 mentions — 3 days ago 3 days ago
Biofuels made from corn stover -- stalks, leaves and cobs that remain after harvest -- appear to emit more carbon dioxide over their life cycle than federal standards allow, according to new research. The findings cast doubt on whether corn residue can be used to meet federal mandates ...
10 mentions — 1 week ago 1 week ago
The number comes after HealthCare.gov's botched rollout, which led to few sign-ups in the fall.
57 mentions — 3 days ago 3 days ago
Understand the News
9 mentions — 1 week ago 1 week ago
Despite recent trends, Americans still drink a lot more soda than their peers around the world.
4 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Major step for consumer protection lauded by Center for Food SafetyCenter for Food Safety (CFS) today commended Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for ordering Pathway Corporation to stop selling plastic food containers containing nano silver.“This is the first time a nanotechnology-based product used on food has been withdrawn from ...
8 mentions — 3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
Food, agriculture and environmental health news by FERN
2 mentions — 1 day ago 1 day ago
Deep inside the General Mills Inc. research lab in Golden Valley, Minnesota, food technician Faith Perry mixes up the company’s new Larabar with a special ingredient that’s several thousand years old.
4 mentions — 6 days ago 6 days ago
A new study found casual marijuana use correlates with differences in a person's brain structure, but the findings don't show the drug will wreck your brain.
16 mentions — 7 days ago 7 days ago
Mapping the "positive markers of a living community" in San Francisco, Portland and New York.
83 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Game of Thrones fans are using Daenerys Targaryen's royal title as a baby name — and it isn't even a name!
10 mentions — 1 day ago 1 day ago
Financial and media blogger Felix Salmon says he is leaving Reuters to join Fusion, a cable channel co-owned by ABC and Univision, because the future of storytelling and communication is not in text but in video, animation and other digital experiments
11 mentions — 1 week ago 1 week ago
The Kansas City attack is part of a rising global trend of violent attacks targeting Jews.
5 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
ORDWAY, Colo. (AP) — Mini-storms of tumbleweed have invaded the drought-stricken prairie of southern Colorado, blocking rural roads and irrigation canals, and briefly barricading homes and an elementary school. Firefighters even had to cut a p...
17 mentions — 5 days ago 5 days ago
Since the start of the Recession, the dollar amount of food stamps used at military commissaries, special stores that can be used by active-duty, retired, and some veterans of the armed forces has qua
6 mentions — 3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
Seven tips to help complete a project
6 mentions — 4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
Atwater, -- Merced County - A huge shift away from annual crops to nut trees has transformed the California farm belt over the past two decades and left farmers perilously vulnerable to the severe drought that is currently gripping the state.California farmers have spent past years busily ripping ...
11 mentions — 3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
The latest IPCC report notes the risks of devoting cropland to fuel rather than food
18 mentions — 1 week ago 1 week ago
Where we're going, we don't need roads. And it's a good thing too, because the government fund that pays for their construction and repair is going to run out of money this summer.
13 mentions — 1 week ago 1 week ago
Methane escapes from natural gas wells even before fracking, according to new direct measurements from flying over in an airplane
8 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
As predicted, the huge Internet security vulnerability was used by the NSA. We should not be surprised, but furious
16 mentions — 1 day ago 1 day ago
Federal officials are feuding over whether faster poultry processing would cause more injuries to workers.