Is it a coincidence David Vitter wants to make solar more expensive after getting $1 million from big oil?

Is it a coincidence David Vitter wants to make solar more expensive after getting $1 million from big oil?

Travis Gettys Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) wants to end tax credits for solar panels and further cut away government regulations on oil production. The Louisiana Republican has taken nearly $1 million in financial support from the oil and gas industry, including Koch Industries and Cheniere Energy, during his political career, reported Think Progress. Solar power

The deadly truth about loneliness

The deadly truth about loneliness

The Conversation Almost all of us have experienced loneliness at some point. It is the pain we have felt following a breakup, perhaps the loss of a loved one, or a move away from home. We are vulnerable to feeling lonely at any point in our lives. Loneliness is commonly used to describe a negative

New evidence emerges of vote counting subterfuge in Ohio pot ballot initiative

New evidence emerges of vote counting subterfuge in Ohio pot ballot initiative

Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet More evidence is emerging calling into question the officially reported results of Tuesday’s marijuana legalization vote in Ohio, where Issue 3 was defeated by a two-to-one margin. On Friday, the Columbus Free Press published a series of screenshots of live televised election returns from Dayton’s WHIO-TV provided by Ohio’s Secretary of State.

Unprecedented: NASA spots pair of ice volcanoes on surface of Pluto

Unprecedented: NASA spots pair of ice volcanoes on surface of Pluto

Reuters Scientists have discovered what appear to be ice-spewing volcanoes on the surface of Pluto, raising questions about how the tiny, distant world has been so geologically active, according to research presented on Monday. The findings, released at an American Astronomical Society meeting in National Harbor, Maryland, paint a far more complicated picture of Pluto