npr:

"Food-Mood Connection: How You Eat Can Amp Up Or Tamp Down Stress" via Allison Aubrey
If you’re reaching for the potato chips when you’re stressed, then you’re not alone. In a national survey, more than one-third of participants said they alter their diets when they’re stressed, often turning to foods that comfort them. Doctors suggest links between our moods and what we eat –– so, next time, grab a couple pieces of dark chocolate instead. Nutrient-rich foods might just help you keep a cap on your stress.
– Alexander
Image: Meredith Rizzo/NPR

npr:

"Food-Mood Connection: How You Eat Can Amp Up Or Tamp Down Stress" via Allison Aubrey

If you’re reaching for the potato chips when you’re stressed, then you’re not alone. In a national survey, more than one-third of participants said they alter their diets when they’re stressed, often turning to foods that comfort them. Doctors suggest links between our moods and what we eat –– so, next time, grab a couple pieces of dark chocolate instead. Nutrient-rich foods might just help you keep a cap on your stress.

– Alexander

Image: Meredith Rizzo/NPR

earth-song:

The photo shows a huge whale that died after ingesting more than 20 pounds of different types of plastic. The autopsy also showed that the material was from the Netherlands, where the bags are used by workers who sell tomatoes in the European market. 
Despite its 50 tonnes and 14 meters long, a few pounds of plastic, a synthetic material produced by man, was enough to kill the mammal.
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earth-song:

The photo shows a huge whale that died after ingesting more than 20 pounds of different types of plastic. The autopsy also showed that the material was from the Netherlands, where the bags are used by workers who sell tomatoes in the European market. 

Despite its 50 tonnes and 14 meters long, a few pounds of plastic, a synthetic material produced by man, was enough to kill the mammal.

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wnycradiolab:

unicorn-meat-is-too-mainstream:

photographer Yume Cyan has been shooting some magical long exposure photographs of fireflies in a forested area around Nagoya City, Japan. By keeping the camera’s shutter open at a low aperture Cyan captures every bioluminescent flash of each insect resulting in dotted light trails that criss-cross the frame.

We never get tired of fireflies.