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Faced with water shortages and economic pressures, farmers are trying to efficiently water their crops. Read more

Accoding to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Phoenix metro area saw wages increase higher than anywhere else in the country in the past year.  Read more

On June 20, the U.S. Postal Service issued a Total Solar Eclipse Forever stamp with thermochromic (heat-sensitive) ink. It shows a total eclipse, and when you put your thumb on it, the dark shadow lightens to reveal the moon! Read more

With changing climates, tick populations are exploding in the northeast! But unlike dog ticks, deer ticks tend to be vectors for disease. Read more

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) just released a report that states conditions of the reefs are unsustainable and their disappearance could happen within decades in U.S. waters and around the world. Read more


Peggy Whitson breaks records to become oldest astronaut and also to have spent the most cumulative time in space, clocking in more than 535 days. Read more