A new study shows people living in hunter-gatherer societies don't get any more sleep than people in the more modern world, despite living without TVs, computers, cell phones and other electronic distractions.
Some computer models had Hurricane Joaquin headed straight for us, but one — the European model — showed it tracking farther out to sea, and that's what wound up happening. Jason Samenow from the Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang explains how those models work.
The University of Vermont banned the sale of bottled water on its campus in 2013 to cut down on single-use bottles in the waste stream. But the number of plastic, single-use bottles being shipped to campus went up, and students ended up using more single-use bottles and drinking less healthy beverages out of them. Now the university is trying to figure out how to balance sustainability and nutrition in on-campus beverage sales.
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