Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Offbeat: Flint, Michigan lead crisis should have buried the city in water bottles. So,...

One hundred thousand residents of Flint, Michigan could only use water from bottles or filters during a years-long lead contamination crisis, which started...

Offbeat: Children told lies by parents subsequently lie more as adults, face adjustment difficulty...

"If you don't behave, I'll call the police," is a lie that parents might use to get their young children to behave. Parents'...

Offbeat: You can’t tell whether an online restaurant review is fake — but this...

Sites like TripAdvisor, Yelp and Amazon display user reviews of products and services. Consumers take heed: nine out of ten people read these...

Offbeat: Universal features of music around the world —

Is music really a "universal language"? Two articles in the most recent issue of Science support the idea that music all around the...

Offbeat: It alone could produce enough emissions to raise global temperatures as soon as...

A new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Climate Change finds that if Bitcoin is implemented at similar rates at which other...

Offbeat: Hydropower in Cambodia could threaten food security of region — (Reports)

Farmers and anglers in Cambodia depend on the Mekong River's predictable seasonal patterns, but new dams for hydroelectricity are altering the hydrology of...

Offbeat: US forests, wetlands, and agricultural lands could absorb a fifth of greenhouse gas...

Restoring the United States' lands and coastal wetlands could have a much bigger role in reducing global warming than previously thought, according to...

Offbeat: Solar geoengineering could reduce temperatures and heat stress, but also reduces photosynthesis —

Injecting particles into the atmosphere to cool the planet and counter the warming effects of climate change would do nothing to offset the...
Hussain Saeed Alnahdi: Saudi student killed after violent assault in US

Hussain Saeed Alnahdi: Saudi student killed after violent assault in US

Hussain Saeed Alnahdi, 24, a junior from Buraydah, Saudi Arabia, has died following an assault early Sunday morning in downtown Menomonie. Witnesses say a...

Offbeat: How people use, and lose, preexisting biases to make decisions —

From love and politics to health and finances, humans can sometimes make decisions that appear irrational, or dictated by an existing bias or...

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