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Fifth-Graders Attempt To Poison Teacher With Coffee, Cupcake

The Huffington Post | Hilary Tuttle | Posted 02.27.2012 | Crime

Teachers beware: The bad apples in your classrooms may be the ones left on educators' desks. One instructor at Balderas Elementary in Fresno, Calif...

'Alcatraz': Banerjee Pushes Inmate To Recall Traumatic Memory

Posted 04.21.2012 | TV

In a flashback to 1960, Dr. Banerjee tried to connect with mass murderer Johnny McKee regarding the incident that triggered his sociopathic behavior o...

Soul-Talk: Can Forgiveness Be Its Own Form Of Poison?

Russell Bishop | Posted 04.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

But how do you move from resentment, upset and blame into acceptance, understanding and true forgiveness? The answer lies in forgiving yourself. Not forgiving yourself for an action, thought, word or deed aimed at another, but forgiving yourself for having judged yourself in the first place.

Is There Lead In My Phone Case?

Turnstyle | Posted 10.31.2011 | Healthy Living

Originally published on, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

Watch: Rat Tempts Predators With Poisonous Mohawk

Posted 10.05.2011 | Green

A species of African rat has developed a novel advantage in the evolutionary struggle - it slathers poison across the fur on its back. The rats apply ...

The Ugly Cost of Killing

Wendy Keefover-Ring | Posted 09.18.2011 | Green
Wendy Keefover-Ring

Many of us are struggling financially, even while we watch Congress wrangle over deficit levels, tax cuts or increases and political ideology. Much i...

The Proposal to Poison a Wildlife Refuge

Maggie Sergio | Posted 07.14.2011 | Green
Maggie Sergio

About a week and half ago it came to my attention that US Fish & Wildlife Service is considering the aerial spraying of one of the most deadly poisons...

Their Spray Rigs in a Twist

Ken Cook | Posted 07.13.2011 | Green
Ken Cook

It apparently doesn't occur to the pesticide-produce lobby that the reason sales for organic products have surged is because they taste better and don't deliver toxic pesticides into one's daily diet.

Green News Report: April 21, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.21.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: It's hard t...

Green News Report: April 19, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.19.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Big victory...

Plastic Wars: Science Loses in Renewed Campaign Against Plasticizers

Jon Entine | Posted 06.11.2011 | Green
Jon Entine

No science based agency in the US, Europe or elsewhere has found direct links between phthalates and human health. But this doesn't stop some groups from plying on consumer fears.

Todd Haynes Talks About Mildred Pierce

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Todd Haynes has spent his filmmaking career working far outside the mainstream -- yet he seems surprised when a reporter refers to his new miniseries, HBO's Mildred Pierce, as surprisingly conventional for him.

Saving Money by Saving Wildlife

Andrew Wetzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Wetzler

Cutting Wildlife Services' budget for the lethal control of carnivores is a win-win proposition for wildlife and the federal budget.

If A Microbe Can Do It...: Finding Happiness Even Amid Toxicity

Rev. Susan Sparks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rev. Susan Sparks

We can't change the world or the people in it. However, we can clearly change ourselves. Rather than look for life outside yourself, give it to yourself. If a microbe can do it ... surely we can, too.

PHOTOS: In Hungary's Wake, A Look Back At 10 Terrible Toxic Spills

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As headlines and photos pile up of the toxic sludge accident in Hungary, we're unfortunately reminded that it isn't unique. Toxic spills have a long a...

The Case Against Poisoning Our Wildlife

Camilla Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Camilla Fox

Over 120,000 native carnivores -- including coyotes, wolves, bobcats, badgers, foxes, and bears -- are killed every year by Wildlife Services, largely at the behest of corporate agribusiness interests.

Is Your Lawn "Green"?

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Waylon Lewis

"Pesticide," as most of us know, is a fancy word for "poison." Injested through food (say, on your apple tree), it's really bad. Runoff into our waterways, real bad.

An Environmental Disaster We CAN Avoid: Canadian Mining in Guatemala

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Emma Ruby-Sachs

The disaster of BP should be a lesson to the world: stop environmental abuses before they escalate to unmanageable levels. In other industries, the same inevitable environmental destruction must be avoided.

The Empire of the Ants

Michael Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Michael Jones

In antediluvian Evanston, that is, before three weeks ago, a few confused ants would wander about the kitchen counter, lost on their way to ant conventions or curious about life beyond the baseboards.

Sick of Cyanide

Nicole Rosmarino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nicole Rosmarino

Each year, a federal agency kills thousands of coyotes, wolves, bears, eagles and other native carnivores on behalf of agribusiness using two lethal poisons.

Is There Arsenic In Your Apple Juice?

Mother Nature Network | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Newspaper investigation finds that most apple juice is laced with some level of arsenic. But how much is too much?...

Fun-Filled Rock of Ages' Knowing Concert Escort

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Danny Groner

The best thing about Rock of Ages is that it nods knowingly at the audience in ways no other show does. The show is a re-interpretation of the experience of being at the theater.

Mirror Images: Reflecting The Best Of YOU

James M. Lynch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

'Firing' clients can have the added benefit of replacing them with new clients that appreciate your effort, pay their invoices on time and with whom you enjoy working.

Man Tied To Poisoned Tylenol Case Writes A Book, Dodges Questions

Boston Heral | Laura Crimaldi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A Cambridge man accused of extortion in connection to the 1982 deaths of seven people from cyanide- laced Tylenol capsules in the Chicago area appeare...

James Lewis, Tylenol Poisoning Suspect, Promotes New Book 'POISON!'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Prosecutors are moving closer to making a case against James Lewis, the prime suspect in the 1982 Tylenol poisonings that left seven dead. But Lewis w...