What We Read This Week


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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week!


NEWS

You could adopt the kittens who shut down the New York subway

The mischievous kitties who shut down a stretch of the B and Q lines in Brooklyn yesterday were finally captured, hours after MTA officials turned the third rail back on and started the trains running again…Read Full Article

From Grist


USA

Three more weeks needed to surround California’s rim fire

The around California’s Yosemite National Park is now about 30 percent contained and it’s hoped that cooling temperatures and more moderate winds will continue to work in firefighters’ favor…Read Full Article

From NPR: The Two-Way


ECONOMICS

Golden Rice: Fool’s gold or golden opportunity?

Golden Rice is rice that’s been genetically engineered to deliver enough beta carotene to improve the health of the malnourished poor who might eat it…Read Full Article

From Grist


ENVIRONMENT

One of the first fruit trees planted in America is still alive and well at age 383

When the first European settlers stepped foot on Plymouth Rock in 1620, the landscape they encountered must have felt like the epitome of wildness. In time, of course, cottages and farmhouses, roads and footpaths would sprout up even there as ‘civilization’ took root…Read Full Article

From Treehugger

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Categories: Daily Life, Ecology and Environmental Issues, Featured, Food, Gardening, Money, Nature, People, World

Author:Wood Lake Publishing

At Wood Lake Publishing we are passionate about supporting and encouraging an emerging form of Christianity, which is rooted in ancient wisdom and attentive to the movement of spirit in our day. Visit us online at woodlakebooks.com

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