Science & Technology

News Roundup for May 26, 2017

Your daily dose so you can seem more woke than your friends. 1. Jared Kushner is a person of interest in the Russia probe. He’s not suspected of any wrongdoing. Yet. More here. 2. The G-7 is underway in Italy. Will Trump continue to be a schoolyard bully? More [READ MORE HERE] Source: Huffington Science

The Green Movement Is Led By The Same People Who Run Everything Else — White Men

Many of the nation’s leading environmental groups remain overwhelmingly white and male, according to a new report released on Thursday. Advocacy group Green 2.0 compiled the study, titled “Beyond Diversity: A Roadmap to Building an Inclusive Organization,” after analyzing employment data from the 40 biggest U.S. environmental [READ MORE HERE] Source: Huffington Science

Californian Sues Jelly Belly Over Sugar-Packed Jelly Beans

A California woman claims that the candy company Jelly Belly tricked her into buying its Sport Beans, a candy that doubles as a diet supplement to “fuel” the body and help burn fat, which had more sugar than she thought. Jessica Gomez, of San Bernardino County, filed a class-action [READ MORE HERE] Source: Huffington Science

Giant 'Styrofoam' Planet Could Help Scientists Find New Habitable Worlds

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Psychedelic Mushrooms And LSD Are Among The Safest Recreational Drugs, Survey Finds

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Your Fitness Level May Determine How Much You Sweat

If you’ve ever wondered why you’re always drenched in sweat at the end of a boot camp class while your friend is barely glistening, fret not. Your heavy sweating could be a sign that you’re physically fit. Research shows that fit individuals, especially those who train for endurance sports [READ MORE HERE] Source: Huffington Science

This Real-Life RoboCop Is On The Case At A Dubai Shopping Mall

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