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The Sweaty Penguin’s Earthquake Survival Guide

As we learned in the Earthquake episode, we need to be prepared for natural disasters as much as we can. Here are a few must-haves that we at the sweaty penguin recommend you have for the next tectonic shift!  Bobblehead: you probably already have a bunch of these on hand. When they nod “yes,” hunker…

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Pop Rocks Replacing Lanthanum With Tellurium, Dropping Rare Earths Use By 20%

In a win for environmentalists and rare earth mineral miners, Pop Rocks announced it would no longer use the metal lanthanum in its products, reducing their use of rare earth minerals by 20%. “Everyday items that are essential to human life like computers, phones, electric car batteries, and Pop Rocks, depend on rare earths,” said…

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Scientists Feed Cows Gas-X, Global Temperature Drops Three Degrees

Last week, American scientists mixed Gas-X tablets in cattle feed. As a result, the global temperature has dropped a whopping three degrees since. “Livestock accounts for around 14 to 18 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions each year, so by feeding them Gas-X for gas relief, we’ve seen the drop as a result,” said head…

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Which Penguin Species Are You?

There are penguin species in all different parts of the world, and now, it’s time to find out which one you are!  

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Health Win: FritoLay Unveils Baked Lead Paint Chips With 50% Less Lead Than the Original Variety

FRITOLAY HQ—In an unprecedented move that has flipped the entire chip industry on its side, FritoLay announced that they would begin baking lead paint chips as opposed to deep-frying them, cutting the lead content in half. “FritoLay is committed to providing healthy, tasty food for young children,” wrote CEO Chip Mann in a press release….

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Nature Is Healing: Yosemite’s Wild Motorcycle Population Returns

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK—Amidst a mountain of sad news sharing the struggle to conserve endangered animals, this story can give us all hope. In Yosemite National Park in California, researchers have determined that the wild motorcycle population is not only stable, but actually thriving! Isn’t that amazing? Through human impacts on the environment, the extinction rate…

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Inspiring: These Penguins Celebrated Earth Day By Carpooling to Their Jobs

Get ready for a story that will melt your heart and the polar ice caps! In honor of Earth Day, these penguins decided to save energy by carpooling to work on one single piece of ice. Incredible! By putting eleven penguins in one vehicle, these sustainability heroes just increased their efficiency big time, to the…

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U.S. Dept of Energy Calls Planet Literally on Fire “Freedom Planet”

WASHINGTON DC—Following last week’s news release where the United States Department of Energy referred to natural gas as “freedom gas,” the department doubled down when they referred to the entire Earth literally being on fire as “freedom planet.” “Emitting excess carbon dioxide and methane through freedom gas is critical to warming the Earth enough to…

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We Just Found Out the SECRET MENU at the Yosemite Starbucks, And YOU WON’T BELIEVE What’s on It!

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK – If you thought Yosemite National Park was a hidden gem in itself, you WON’T BELIEVE the hidden gems inside the Starbucks that just opened there. The new Starbucks location at Yosemite National Park has spurred a nationwide conversation about the relationship between nature and culture, with some praising the Starbucks for…

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Hey, Babe, Do You Want Me to Turn the Air Conditioning Off Tonight, Or Leave It On And Emit Hydrofleurocarbons Into the Atmosphere

Babe? Babe, are you up? … Babe? Oh, you were asleep? Oh I’m sorry, no you can go back to bed in one second, I just have a super quick thing. It’s getting cooler out, so I was thinking maybe I’d shut off the air conditioning and open the windows. No no, only if you…

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