POMx does…Coffee?

  Despite the endless availabilities of healthy fruit juice/tea alternatives to wake us up in the morning, some of us are still just religious coffee drinkers. And no amount of delivered promises of extra energy loaded with minerals or vitamins … Read More

A Possible Future for Brazilian Agriculture

In a report published on August 11, Unicamp, the Brazilian Agriculture Research Corporation, Brazilian scientists attempt to sort out the effects of climate change on their agricultural future. Under the most optimistic scenario, most crops will suffer greatly from higher temperatures … Read More

Schools Using Cash Incentives

In Mexico, rural families receive money from the government for keeping their kids in school. The purpose is to help Mexico's poorest families survive and help them rise out of the poverty in which they reside. Here in the U.S., … Read More

More than just a drink

Someone at Divine Caroline has ventured forth into realising the full potential of one of the most popular liquors in the world: Vodka. Just how these uses came to be and the stories that led them to their ingenious discovery … Read More

Despite Controversy, Nuclear Is Back On The Table

There is currently a near consensus agreement that we must reduce our carbon emissions and we need a reliable new source for clean and affordable energy. But when it comes time to decide which route will lead to a safe … Read More

Tour De Donut

It’s that time of year again; time to break out the bikes, lube up your chains and get ready for a marathon test of endurance, athleticism, and donuts. Yep, its time for the Tour De Donut again in Staunton, Illinois-a … Read More

$4.00 a Gallon Gas: It’s Not Just Your Wallet That is Looking Lean

The national average for gasoline has risen to well over $4.00 a gallon, but there is always a silver lining, right. I know what your thinking, and you can stop cursing under your breath. What, you may ask, is the … Read More

Leaked Report Says Biofuel Responsible for 75% of Food Cost Increases

The UK’s prestigious newspaper the Guardian has released the findings of a confidential World Bank report that indicates global food prices have climbed by 75% due to the production of biofuels alone. The same report said that since 2002 world … Read More

You Should be Commended for Drinking Coffee: Carry On

Coffee lovers rejoice! Our dreams have come true; coffee really is good for us. It makes me feel better just writing it, while I drink some extra dark coffee of course. Studies in the past have delivered mixed results, but … Read More

Eco-Friendly Explosives

Ok, normally I’m not impressed when someone makes a “better” bomb, but this is an exception. I don’t even mind the fact that the Germans beat us on this one.  The key to this new class of explosives are tetrazoles, … Read More