The No. 1 reason to become a vegan — it’s not about your health

Thanks; Catey Hill Published: Jun 11, 2019 10:34 am ET As Beyond Meat announces plans for a ‘meatier’ burger, here’s a look at the increasingly compelling case for giving up meat and dairy forever Though just 3% of Americans identify as vegans, there is a compelling case for shunning meat and dairy. There’s real meat…

What finding ‘lost wallets’ tells us about human nature

Thanks;Andrew Keshner, James Wellemeyer Published: Jun 23, 2019 7:27 am ET Researchers planted 17,000 ‘lost wallets’ in 40 countries. Psychologists say the results provide a surprising insight into human nature Researchers looked at why some people are more likely to return lost wallets. Karen Bergreen, a comedian living in Manhattan, always returns anything she finds completely…

Facebook’s Libra Crypto Coin: 5 Things We Know, and 5 We Don’t

Thanks;Joe Weisenthal Published;June 22, 2019, 6:00 AM EDT A visual representation of a digital cryptocurrency coin sits on display in front of a Facebook logo on June 17, 2019 in Paris, France.  Photographer: Chesnot/Getty Images Europe Facebook Inc. unveiled plans for a new cryptocurrency called Libra this week. When it launches in 2020 or later, it will be…

These are the first genetically modified animals approved for U.S. consumption

Thanks;Market Watch Published;Jun 21, 2019 2:56 pm ET The salmon produced by AquaBounty are the first genetically modified animals approved by the U.S. Newly hatched Atlantic salmon alevin are among the first batch of bioengineered eggs in an incubation tray. NEW YORK (AP) — Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified…

Will Korean peace be achieved in Thailand?

Thanks; The Nation Published;June 21, 2019 01:00 If there is another summit between the United States and North Korea, there is a high possibility that Thailand will be the venue chosen to breathe life back into the peace process following the collapse of talks in Vietnam in February. But in order to look forward on…

Canada Makes Whale, Dolphin Captivity Illegal With ‘Free Willy’ Bill

Thanks;Marianne Dodson Published;June,11 2019 REUTERS Willy is finally free—at least in Canada. The Canadian House of Commons on Monday passed a bill making it illegal to hold whales or dolphins in captivity. Bill S-203, which has been nicknamed the “Free Willy” bill, in homage to the 1993 film of the same name, applies to owners of…

When You Eat This Mini Robot, It Crawls Around Your Organs

Thanks;Erin Biba Published;05.24.195:10 AM ET Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty Doctors have lots of ways of seeing what’s going on inside your body, but none of them is really ideal. Pictures from the outside obviously don’t show everything. Colonoscopes are… uncomfortable and can only reach your lower intestine. And even modern, advanced PillCams, while…