Posts byCactus Williams

The T-Rex Costume

Dinosaurs are awesome, let’s all agree on that right away. From the time we’re children, dinosaurs are a huge part of our lives. There are movies, documentaries, and video games about the impulsivity and the unpredictability of these magnificent beasts that existed long long ago. Ever since Jurassic World released in 2015, dinosaurs have seen
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Must Have Meteorology Apps

Human beings have had a long-running obsession with the weather. We love to know what’s going on outside around us. There are shows on television dedicated to weather conditions. There are people who chase mega storms to see what kind of havoc Mother Nature is capable of wreaking across the countryside. Most of us don’t
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A New Configuration Already

Tesla is a company that doesn’t seem satisfied to sit back on their heels and watch as other models pass them by.  With continued advancements being made for the Model S and the newly delivered Model X as we await the Model 3 it seems this is a company that has little competition and offers
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Finally the Numbers We Want

For the past several months we have wondered when Honda would finally have the fuel mileage numbers for the new Ridgeline. With a resurgence of the midsized pickup truck market, mostly thanks to the new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon, Honda has decided to re-enter the market with a new version of the Ridgeline that
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Fun Comes in All Sizes

One of the signature stamps of a vehicle that is highly appreciated, or just looks like it should be a lot of fun is to have that vehicle mimicked in some way. One of the best ways and certainly one that brings us back to a childhood full of great memories are to have a
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Most Americans oppose TPP in principle

The second biggest problem the country faces with the Trans-Pacific Partnership is most people are confused about who is promoting it. On one end, you have President Barack Obama pushing the concept to improve America’s trade stance with Asia. On the other hand, you have the Republican congress promoting the idea that the President needs
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European Robin Drinking Water

It’s wonderful to see the amazing beauty of this world manifested in the form of animals. Birds have always been an incredible piece of God’s life puzzle, enriching us with their glorious nature and helping to keep the balance that seems to be tilting to and fro thanks to the workings of man. This piece,
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A bit of the James Robertson story

We have seen many cases and instances when the internet has been used as a tool to bring about the demise of someone. Athletes have to be very cautious as to what they say and how they go about their business on a regular basis. Many times the simplest post on social media or slightest
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Soylent raises $20 million for its food-replacing smoothie

Who needs warm, delicious food when you can have nutritionally-balanced supplementary paste? That’s pretty much the whole idea behind Soylent, a two-year-old company that offers affordable alternatives to regular food that come in the form of a well-balanced smoothie. It may not sound appealing to some of you, but the company has remained profitable, pulling
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Fukushima radioactivity detected near California coast

Radiation monitoring efforts along the Pacific Coast of the United States and Canada have detected the presence of small amounts of radioactivity from the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant accident that occurred in Japan back in 2011. Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) discovered the radioactivity about 100 miles west of Eureka. “We
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EPA gets sued over its anti-smog plan in LA

While that quality of the air in Los Angeles is better than it has been in the past, it certainly isn’t good, which is why two national environmental and health groups, the Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense Council, as well as two local groups, Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles and Communities for a
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New study finds that cowbells actually make cows miserable

Cowbells have long been associated with green pastures and herds of happy cows, especially in Switzerland, where the cowbell is a natural cultural symbol. However, according to new research from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, cows actually despise those bells, and can actually sustain permanent hearing damage from them. The researchers studied
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Comprehensive analysis finds GMOs to be safe

Genetically modified crops have been used to feed livestock since the mid 1990’s, and now it accounts for around 90% if all the animal feed in the United States. Ever since its introduction, there has been massive controversy surrounding the safety of this practice. Unfortunately, the conversation has been polluted by anecdotal evidence and “studies”
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Sweden recycles over 99% of its household waste

Humans produce an astonishingly massive amount of trash, which itself isn’t bad for the environment. What is bad for the environment is how we tend to dispose of this trash, such as throwing it all into landfills. Not only are landfills smelly, noisy, and a breeding ground for disease-spreading vermin, they also emit greenhouse gases
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Top 10 Best SUVs for Fuel Economy

Because gas prices are up and keep going up and don’t seem to have any point where they will start to come back down its important when shopping for a vehicle to look for the best gas mileage you can get. With advanced technology many larger vehicles are offering gas mileage that would have put
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Japan will resume whaling in the Antarctic next year

In a move that will undoubtedly spark a fresh round of diplomatic tension and international outrage, Japan has revealed that it intends to bypass a United Nations ban on the slaughter of whales in the Antarctic with a new, scaled-down “scientific program” that limits the catch to minke whales. Whaling for the sake of research
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Scientists are using E. coli to produce green energy

The Escherichia coli bacteria, more commonly known as E. coli, have a bad reputation, and deservedly so. The bacterium is infamous for its strains that cause food poisoning, urinary tract infection, diarrhea, and many other illnesses. However, a group of British and Finnish scientists have developed a way to use E. coli to produce green
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Louisiana is being swallowed into the Gulf of Mexico

Scientists are saying that one of the greatest environmental and economic disasters in the history of the United States, the rapid loss of land that is occurring in the southeast portion of Louisiana, is on the fast track towards a catastrophic conclusion over the next few decades. The Louisiana coastline has been shrinking over the
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