Antibiotics, Hip Pain and Drug Wars

The continuing use of antibiotics in agriculture, the surprising source of hip pain and the failure of the war on drugs.

The Swap: Less Processed Meat, More Plant-Based Foods May Boost Longevity

A new study of 80,000 people finds that those who ate the most red meat — especially processed meats such as bacon and hot dogs — had a higher risk of premature death compared with those who ate l

What is Ringworm and How Do You Get Rid of It?

Did you know ringworm is not actually a worm? This week on Reactions find out what ringworm is, how the culprit feeds on your skin, hair, and nails, and learn how to not be its next meal.Subscribe! h

Weekly Tips - Antibiotics, Hip Pain and Drug Wars

This week the continuing use of antibiotics in agriculture, the surprising source of hip pain and the failure of the war on drugs.

What Does the Moon Smell Like?

After walking on the Moon astronauts hopped back into their lunar lander, bringing Moon dust with them. They were surprised, and perplexed, to find that it smelled like spent gunpowder. This week on

The Food Business Incubator That Helps Immigrant Women Pursue The American Dream

Since 2005, San Francisco's La Cocina has helped low-income entrepreneurs grow their businesses. Some went on to recognition from the prestigious James Beard awards. A new book tells their stories.

How to Run and Walk Safely in the Dark

How to Run and Walk Safely in the Dark

This Energetic Imbalance Could Be Making Your Gut Health Issues Worse

{pixabay|100|campaign}When you are ready to move from good to great, you turn to the solar plexus chakra. This Energetic Imbalance Could Be Making Your Gut Health Issues Worse

How The Author Of 'Midnight Chicken' Unexpectedly Built A Life Worth Living

Ella Risbridger was suicidally depressed when she roasted a chicken and ended up writing an uplifting, genre-bending cookbook that reads like a magical mix of memoir, novel and self-help book.

Why Food Reformers Have Mixed Feelings About Eco-Labels

Grocery stores are full of food with labels like organic, cage-free or fair trade that appeal to a consumer's ideals. But there's often a gap between what they seem to promise and what they deliver.

Don’t Let Schools Propagandize Your Kids

The following is a letter I wrote to my child’s school upon finding out some of the ideas they were trying to force upon her and her classmates as it relates to vaccines: With the school year nearin

Naples Rolls Out A Fine-Tuned Dough, And The New 'Cloud Pizza' Is Born

Bucking generations of tradition, some Neapolitan pizzaiolis are experimenting with new ideas, bolstered by a new flour that creates a charred, puffier and lighter crust. And the trend is catching on.

This Much Time In Nature Boosts Mental & Physical Health, Finds Study

It’s actually a super attainable goal. This Much Time In Nature Boosts Mental & Physical Health, Finds Study

How Almonds Went From Deadly To Delicious

In a new study, researchers pinpoint the genetic mutation that transformed almonds from toxic and bitter to tasty and sweet.

We Drink Basically The Same Wine Varietals As Ancient Romans, And That's Not So Great

Many of today's most popular wine varietals are extremely genetically similar to wines that may have existed for thousands of years, a new study finds. In the face of climate change, that's risky.

Looking back on a milestone year in the movement to curb sugar

Wow. What a groundbreaking year for the movement to bring sugar back to healthy levels!  At the start of 2016, Berkeley CA was the only community in the United States with a tax on sugary drinks. We

Organic Farming Has A Plastic Problem. One Solution Is Controversial

Many organic farmers rely on plastic as a form of mulch, but it ends up in landfills. Biodegradable plastic could help, but some worry about its long-term effects on soil health and the environment.

Microplastics Have Invaded The Deep Ocean — And The Food Chain

Giant gyres of plastic in the ocean grab headlines, but it's the tiny bits of plastic that scare scientists. And they've made their way everywhere, a new study finds — including in our seafood.

How A Fight Over Beef Jerky Reveals Tensions Over SNAP In The Trump Era

Retailers that accept SNAP benefits must stock a variety of staple foods, including a minimum number of fruits and vegetables, meat, dairy and grain options. Now there's a fight over what counts.

Could CBD Make You Fail a Drug Test?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a non psychoactive compound produced by the marijuana plant that seems to be everywhere these days. Maybe you’ve even been asked if you’d like it added to your morning cup

What Causes the Northern Lights (and where you should see them)

Learn more about Hack the Moon at https://wehackthemoon.comEvery winter thousands of tourists head north hoping to catch a glimpse the luminous auroras dancing in the sky. In this episode of Reaction

WATCH: Innocent Man Asks Cop for His Name, Cop Says ‘F**k You is My Name’

An innocent man was detained, harassed, and handcuffed, but remained entirely polite and well spoken. The same cannot be said for the cop.

Officer Commits Suicide After Making Videos Sexually Assaulting a Child in His Patrol Car

The family of a 15-year-old girl says the department took no action after they reported an officer had sexually assaulted her. Now that officer has committed suicide.

Video Shows Cop Walk Up to Innocent Retired 63yo Veteran, Attack and Arrest Him for No Reason

While sitting on a park bench across the street from his home, a veteran was attacked and arrested by a power tripping cop for no reason.

WATCH: Crazed Cop Holds Man at Gunpoint for Not Leaving Gas Station Fast Enough

For trying to drive out of a parking lot, an otherwise entirely innocent man was nearly shot by a trigger happy cop who held him at gunpoint.

WATCH: Cop Loses It When Citizen Catches Him Breaking the Law—Video Gets Cop in Trouble

A vigilant citizen captured a cop on video, driving dangerously, weaving in and out of traffic and endangering the lives of motorists, and his video actually got the cop in trouble.

Horrifying Video Shows Cops Taser, Pepper Spray Unarmed Dad to DEATH—for Walking in Road

For walking down the middle of the road, a Hawaii father of two was repeatedly pepper sprayed and tasered until he dropped dead.

California Senate Passes Revolutionary Bill to Bypass Federal Reserve, Create Cannabis Banking Industry

The California Senate just passed a revolutionary bill that will nullify the control the Federal Reserve has over the cannabis industry by creating a separate banking industry—solely for cannabis.

Video Shows Cops Respond to Hostage Situation by Killing the Hostage—No One Fired

Two officers who dumped 18 rounds into a hostage to 'save her life' have been found in violation of the department's policy, but have not been fired.

Police Found Complicit in Conspiracy to Cover Up Massive Child Sex Ring in Catholic Church

Many have wondered how the rampant child sex abuse in the church could've gone on for so long. We now know it was because police covered it up.

‘I Slept on the Floor..Next to the Toilet’: Cops Shackled Grandma in a Cage for Days for CBD Oil

I grandmother's trip home to visit family turned into a nightmare when she was kidnapped in Texas, thrown in a cage and shackled for having CBD oil.

Why is Carbon the Key to Life? (On Earth, Anyway)

One element is the backbone of all forms of life we’ve ever discovered on Earth: carbon. Number six on the periodic table is, to the best of our knowledge, impossible to live without. In this episo

What the Smell of Freshly Cut Grass Really Means...

Spring is in the air! It’s time to mow the lawn and breathe in the smell of freshly cut grass. But this pleasant springtime scent may actually be a chemical cry for help. In the latest Reactions ep

How Do Pregnancy Tests Work?

There are many ways to find out if you’re pregnant. One is to wait and see. For those of us who are a little less patient, there’s the take-home chemistry kit known as a pregnancy test. But how d

How Does Pepper Spray Work?

Personal safety is something we all should take seriously. Whether it’s walking down a dark street at night or fighting off grizzly bears on the trail, pepper spray is an effective tool to fend off

How to Get Rid of Skunk Smell

Skunks are nocturnal animals that prefer to keep to themselves. However, when they sense danger, this lurking purveyor of biochemical warfare unleashes its primary defense mechanism: a nasty-smelling

Why Do Clothes Shrink in the Wash?

Knowing the do’s and don’ts of washing your clothes can be difficult, but chemistry has got your back. With a quick lesson in textile chemistry, you’ll be able to understand the different fabri


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