Fairfield County Edition

Archive of: Global Brief and NAPC

Title Issue
Fast Foodies

Fast Foodies

The journal Pediatrics reports that children under the age of 2 are more likely to eat French fries than healthy vegetables on any given day and many eat no veggies at all.

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Mold Gold

Mold Gold

Instead of burning fallen tree leaves or carting them to the landfill, we can use them as mulch to enrich the soil and discourage pests.

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Fare Price

Fare Price

With strategies ranging from flying off-hours to clearing cookies from your computer, you can rack up savings on airfare.

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Wildlife Wipeout

Wildlife Wipeout

More than a million birds and bats are killed annually by wind turbines, but fatalities are cut if the turbines are located offshore and are turned off during low wind speeds.

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Milk Muddle

Milk Muddle

A huge Colorado feedlot that supplies organic milk to Walmart and Costco has come under scrutiny after satellite imagery raised questions about whether it complies with outdoor grazing rules.

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Plutonium Problem

Plutonium Problem

To safely dispose of 56 million gallons of nuclear waste dating back to the Second World War, the Department of Energy might replace a glass-log encasement plan with a cement option.

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Experiential Ed

Experiential Ed

Schools in Finland and New Orleans are pioneering new ways to involve students in a more collaborative education model.

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Bat Banter

Bat Banter

Computer algorithms helped Israeli researchers decode the language of Egyptian fruit bats and discover that bats exchange information about specific problems.

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Free Wheeling

Free Wheeling

Easily movable mini-houses now range from the functional to the outlandish, including abodes mounted on tractors and shopping carts and ones attachable to rock faces.

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Rolling Internet

Rolling Internet

A 40-foot-long Winnebago called the Digibus rolled through central California towns to train kids and adults in computer and job-searching skills.

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