Categories
major There's

There’s a major gap in the new methane pledge: Agriculture

Last week, the United States and European Union launched the most ambitious plan to date to slash global methane emissions. The Global Methane Pledge, which reportedly already has the support of at least six of the world’s 15 largest producers of the greenhouse gas, aims to slash methane emissions 30 percent by 2030. But despite…

Categories
Country There's

There’s only one country doing its Paris Agreement homework

It’s no secret that drastic actions must be taken to prevent the worst outcomes from climate change. Some policymakers and leaders around the world have been working toward lowering greenhouse gas emissions, and will continue to hammer out the details at the Glasgow Convention on Climate Change meeting in November. But one new report done…

Categories
Science There's

There’s New Science Linking Marijuana to Uncontrollable Vomiting

Catherine Falls CommercialGetty Images More people are in the emergency room for uncontrollable vomiting, also known as cyclical vomiting syndrome (CVS), following marijuana legalization, according to a new study. According to the analysis published Friday in JAMA Network Open and sponsored by The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Colorado has seen over 800,000 emergency…

Categories
months There's

There’s only a few months left to sign up for advance child tax payments. Here’s what it means for future checks

svetikd | E+ | Getty ImagesMillions of American families with kids have received three monthly payments since July totaling $45 billion through the new enhanced child tax credit.There’s a limited amount of time for families with eligible children to sign up if they didn’t get the checks automatically, likely because they don’t traditionally file a…

Categories
special There's

There’s A Special Place in My Pantry for Patagonia Provisions Canned Mackerel

All products featured on Bon Appétit are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission.This is Highly Recommend, a column dedicated to what people in the food industry are obsessed with eating, drinking, and buying right now.Until relatively recently, I used to stock…

Categories
gig-worker-sized There's

There’s a gig-worker-sized hole in Biden’s vaccine mandate plan

The news: President Joe Biden has signed an executive order that will require millions of American workers to get vaccinated against covid-19. The order mandates all companies with more than 100 workers to require employees to be vaccinated or get tested weekly. Employers will have to provide paid time off for employees to get their…

Categories
There's thing

There’s no such thing as an ‘addictive personality’

This story originally featured on Mel Magazine. I’ll never forget my first addiction: RuneScape, a vast online fantasy game. It was 2004, and I played it round-the-clock. In school, I daydreamed about slaying dragons. On weekends, I fought goblins until the sun rose. I didn’t have much time for homework because I had too many spells to…

Categories
seriously There's

Seriously, There’s A Frogger Game Show Now?

Gif: NBCUniversal / KotakuFrogger, the 1981 arcade game about one amphibian’s quest to shed light on the insidious evils of the automotive industry, is getting an obstacle-course game show adaptation. NBCUniversal will start airing episodes on its Peacock streaming platform next month, and just released an initial trailer this morning. Yes, it looks as jaw-droppingly…

Categories
Attractiveness There's

Attractiveness pays off at work — but there’s a trick to level the playing field

Beautiful people are more likely to get hired, receive better performance evaluations and get paid more — but it’s not just because of their good looks, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management. The study, forthcoming in Personnel Psychology, was recently published online. It found that while a “beauty premium”…

Categories
discount There's

There’s a Rare $69 Discount on Apple AirPods Pro Right Now

Mohd Syis Zulkipli/Shutterstock.comWhen it comes to wireless earbuds, it’s hard to match the gold standard that is the Apple AirPods Pro. This is especially true if you own an iPhone. Making them an even smarter purchase is the fact that Amazon has them on sale for $179.99 right now, which is $69.01 off the regular price.…