If this seems like awkward timing to you…well, your right. The post-Christmas stretch is among the busiest times of the year for retailers, as shoppers exchange gifts and use gift cards they’ve received over the holidays. CNBC has the full story.
I think most people would agree that a few drinks with friends usually leads to a good time. But where do we draw the line between the occasional drink with friends and using alcohol as a social crutch?
Patrick Comerford tells his story of how giving up drinking changed his life. See the full story at Greatist.
“A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.” Jim Watkins
Ever worry that scientists might one day take things too far? Well, that day may have come.
Scientists are currently doing research on a new technology known as “the gene drive“, which allows the use of genetic engineering to override natural selection. Scary stuff? You’re not the only one that thinks so.
Last week at the UN Convention on Biodiversity, several conservation groups called for a global moratorium on gene drives. And while some countries supported the moratorium, the UN’s final agreement ultimately rejected it. Gizmodo has the full story.
“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Lao Tzu