This Story About Cheap Wine Might Make You Gag

Editorial Update: The origins of this story have been called into question, and the post has been updated to reflect that. America loves Trader Joe’s Two-Buck Chuck (or should we say Three-Buck?), because it’s cheap, palatable, and . . . did we say cheap? That’s reason enough for people to … Continue reading

Pesticides on Produce


Air Date: Week of August 15, 2014 LISTEN HERE: Tomatoes of all colors from Amy Goldman’s garden (Photo: Joanna Rifkin) Tomatoes of all colors from Amy Goldman’s garden (Photo: Joanna Rifkin) An apple a day may keep the doctor away but it comes spiked with a cocktail of chemical … Continue reading

Major Biological Discovery… Inside the Chernobyl Reactor???

When the Chernobyl nuclear reactor melted down in 1986, scores of people died, many more became ill with acute radiation sickness, and 135,000 people were evacuated. The blast spread more than 200 times the radioactivity of the bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki combined. The prognosis for Chernobyl and its environs … Continue reading

Salt water flow cell car gets european approval

A car which uses an electrolyte flow cell power system is now certified for use on European roads. The car is called the Quant e-Sportlimousine, which made its debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. Not only does this car use salt water as a part of its NanoFlowcell technology, but it is claimed that … Continue reading

What Does It Mean When 37 Million Bees Drop Dead?

S IT MEAN WHEN 37 MILLION BEES DROP DEA It means we’re in big trouble. David Schuit, an Canadian beekeeper out of Ontario, lost all of his hives suddenly. Why? Because a nearby farm planted some corn. But how the hell does corn kill millions of bees? It’s not the … Continue reading