Just in time for the weekend: Drink beer. It's good for your brain

Just in time for the weekend: Drink beer. It's good for your brain

mnn.com 30 Jan '15, 1pm

Unlike wine, with it's heart-healthy goodness , beer has never really topped the health food list . In fact, it's usually lumped in with potato chips, hot dogs and other types of junk food that health experts warn us away from whenever possible. Until now. A new study has found that beer might actually be good for your brain. So get ready to pop open a brew and learn more. The study, which was published in the American Chemical Society's Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry , found that an ingredient in beer hops called xanthohumol (Xn) protected the brains of mice from cell damage. Researchers think this compound might not only help...

Well played: The New Yorker Features Cartoon Against Animal Captivity

ecorazzi.com 30 Jan '15, 11pm
Well played: The New Yorker Features Cartoon Against Animal Captivity

The cartoon of a dolphin spelling out “HELP” on the tank’s glass is yet another case of Blackfish’s message becoming more and more popular. E...

Solar Partnership Generates Cash, Credibility for Community Groups

renewableenergyworld.com 30 Jan '15, 5pm
Solar Partnership Generates Cash, Credibility for Community Groups

Community groups and businesses that value environmental stewardship are building their reputation and earning cash through a unique partner ...

The seed saving rebellion is growing - and banging at the Commission's door

theecologist.org 30 Jan '15, 12pm
The seed saving rebellion is growing - and banging at the Commission's door

Rather than wait for the Commission, farmer and grower networks throughout the country are taking matters into their own hands to secure thei...

Sea Shepherd to Hold 29 Peaceful Demonstrations Against Taiji on “World Love for Dolphins Day” htt…

seashepherd.org 30 Jan '15, 8pm

For a staggering six months of each year, from September 1 until March, entire families of dolphins and small whales are driven into Taiji’s ...

Energy

Both teams in the #SuperBowl this year have #solar. Coincidence? Hardly. #solarftw

Both teams in the #SuperBowl this year have #solar. Coincidence? Hardly. #solarftw

seia.org 28 Jan '15, 9pm

Homes and business aren't the only places you can find solar in the United States. A growing number of professional sports facilities are ins...

6th European Smart Metering and Smart Grid Award winners announced: Smart energy innovators recog...

renewableenergyfocus.com 30 Jan '15, 4pm

Innovators in the field of smart metering were recognized during the 6th Annual Smart Energy UK & Europe 2015 (formerly known as the Smart Me...

EU offshore wind industry calls for political backing as installation levels fall in 2014

ewea.org 30 Jan '15, 9am

In 2014, 408 new offshore turbines were fully grid connected, adding 1,483 MW to the European system. The total installed capacity for Europe...

Transportation

Where Will BMW Electric-Car Batteries Go When They Retire?: Presuming you don't toss it over the ...

greencarreports.com 30 Jan '15, 12pm
Where Will BMW Electric-Car Batteries Go When They Retire?: Presuming you don't toss it over the nearest clif...

By Stephen Edelstein 247 views Jan 30, 2015 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter BMW ActiveE electric car, January 2012, New Jerse...

Fashion

Concrete Megara residence boasts stunning views of the Geraneia mountains in Greece:

inhabitat.com 30 Jan '15, 6am
Concrete Megara residence boasts stunning views of the Geraneia mountains in Greece:

The house has two blocks that follow the gentle incline of the site and taper out toward a mountain range on the northern side. A courtyard s...

without smiling?

audubon.org 30 Jan '15, 3pm

The Eastern Screech-Owl can thrive in the most chaotic urban environments. It is one of the f...

Now is the time to invest in solar, because people are stupid

grist.org 29 Jan '15, 5pm
Now is the time to invest in solar, because people are stupid

If you’re thinking of investing in solar energy companies, now might be a good time to buy. M...

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