NPR: Are We Eating Our Fleece Jackets? Microfibers Are Migrating Into Field And Food
"Fleece jackets and pullovers have transformed our experience of the outdoors. But the little, tiny synthetic fibers that fleece is made of could also be ending up in our diets. In fact, peer-reviewed studies have shown that these synthetic microfibers—a type of plastic smaller than a millimeter in length and made up of various synthetic polymers—have popped up in table salt in China, in arctic waters, and in fish caught off the coast of California." Read full story.
EATER: Quadruple Threat Lady Gaga Jumps into Winemaking
"Now, fresh off her dazzling Super Bowl halftime performance, it looks like Lady Gaga is taking her wine appreciation to the next level by actually bottling and releasing the stuff." Read full story.
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MEDICAL DAILY: The Surprising Way To Get Better Sleep: Science Shows A Camping Trip Could Get You In Bed Earlier
"[Researchers at the University of Colorado] found that only a few days in the woods may sync your internal clock with the rising and falling sun, according to a press release from the University of Colorado in Boulder. Results showed that after camping for a few days, people get in bed about two hours earlier and experience reduced feelings of tiredness, even if they’re getting fewer hours of sleep." Read full story.