Ryan O'Hanlon

Beavers Save Salt Lake City Water

Salt Lake City, thank your local beavers. Were it not for them, you might be drinking/watering/irrigating with diesel fuel this morning.

Dead Fish Fill 2016 Olympic Rowing Lake

The Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon, where the rowing events of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro will be held, was filled with dead fish earlier this week.

Ryan Hall Withdraws From Boston Marathon

The 2013 Boston Marathon will take place without Ryan Hall, who holds Boston’s American record (2:04.58 in 2011), has dropped out of this year’s race with a quad injury.

Wrigley To Release Caffeinated Gum

Enter: Wrigley’s new “Alert” gum, a chewable pellet containing 40 milligrams of caffeine that will be released next month.

BP Gives Up on Solar Energy

According to CEO Bob Dudley, BP—a.k.a. the company with the tagline "Beyond Petroleum"—is getting out of the solar-power business.

Intern Killed by Lion in California

Dianna Hanson, a 24-year-old intern at a Fresno, California, wild cat sanctuary, was killed Wednesday after being attacked by a lion.

U.S. Fails to Ban Polar Bear Trade (Update)

The U.S. and Russia are uniting against Canada in an effort to win a hockey gold med—er, no. They’re uniting to try to ban the international commercial trade of polar bear products.

Bulgarian Wrestling Coach Goes on Hunger Strike

A Bulgarian man is going on a hunger strike. While you may presume it to be some kind of protest relating to the fact that Bulgaria, at this very moment, does not have a government, you would be...

Study: Vibrams Carry Bone Injury Risk

Want to start barefoot running? If so, according to a study to be published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, you probably want to ease your way into it. 

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