Author: Ziggy Marley

Last Man Standing: Willie Nelson and the Rise of Outlaw Country

Photo by Heather Kaplan Article by CHRISTOPHER THIESSEN, via CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND don’t wanna be the last man standing,” a life-worn Willie Nelson reflects on his 2018 album opener. But no sooner do the words leave his mouth than the conflicted country balladeer bargains...

Surprise rescue of Jamaica coral reefs shows nature can heal

p>Photo by David Goldman (AP PHOTO) Article by CHRISTINA LARSON, via TIME TEverton Simpson squints at the Caribbean from his motorboat, scanning the dazzling bands of color for hints of what lies beneath. Emerald green indicates sandy bottoms. Sapphire blue lies above seagrass meadows. And...

More people use marijuana to treat illness than to get high, study says

Photo by THOM CARROLL( PHILLY VOICE) Article by Adam Hermann, via PHILLY VOICE Nearly twice as many people in the United States use marijuana to treat illnesses as those who use marijuana to get high, according to a new study. Roughly 46% of regular marijuana users...

Jeff Bezos pledges that Amazon will swiftly combat climate change

Photo by Paul Morigi ( Getty Images) Article by Justine Calma, via THE VERGE Today, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced a massive new commitment to fight climate change called The Climate Pledge. He says Amazon will work to drastically reduce its carbon emissions with the...

Scientists slash the upper limit for the neutrino’s mysterious mass in half

The KATRIN neutrino experiment is located on the grounds of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany. (KATRIN Photo) Article by Alan Boyle via GeekWire Scientists from the University of Washington and other institutions around the world say they’ve reduced the upper limit for the mass of...

TWO COMBAT SPORTS DOWN: NOW SHE’S COMING FOR MMA

Photo by (UNKNOWN) Article by Tom Taylor, via OZY The entire ring was engulfed in a blizzard of gold confetti. Somewhere in the middle of the glitter stood 21-year-old Nong Stamp. She had just become the first fighter in ONE Championship history to win titles in...

Climate Change Isn’t Just a Global Threat—It’s a Public Health Emergency

Photo by Harry Campbell (TIME) Article by Adam Hermann, via TIME There can be no discussion about climate change without a meaningful conversation about public health. As leading health experts have affirmed, the climate crisis is a threat multiplier, particularly for communities suffering from environmental...

Cannabis for lung cancer: does it help?

Image courtesy of Green Flower Article by Anna Wilcox, via Green Flower “Cannabis is an extremely valuable tool in your toolbox when you’re faced with a cancer diagnosis,” begins Mara Gordon in a Green Flower segment on using cannabis for lung cancer. If anyone knows anything about cannabis and...

Skull find in Ethiopia yields new clues on how humans evolved

The 3.8-million-year-old skull of the early human was unearthed in Ethiopia (AFP Photo/HO) Article via Robbie COREY-BOULET via Yahoo / AFP A "remarkably complete" 3.8-million-year-old skull of an early human has been unearthed in Ethiopia, scientists announced Wednesday, a discovery that has the potential to alter...