International

Plastic bottle recycling rates: Norway best in the world

According to Statista.com, the recycling rate of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic bottles in Norway in 2018 was 97 percent, making it the best recycler in that arena and one of the most effective overall reprocessors of scrap in the world. Following Norway were Japan, Sweden, India,...

NYC commercial: Nuclear attack PSA necessary (Video)

This is scary but certainly warranted. On Monday, New York City's emergency management office released a public service announcement (PSA) with tips on what residents should do in case of a nuclear attack. "There is no direct threat to the city but we felt it was...

Population decline: Childless Americans not planning to have kids, surging

Are large families becoming passe? My maternal grandmother had 11 kids but my mom had only one (me). Per a Pew Research study in October 2021, a growing share of Americans without kids say it is unlikely they will ever be parents. Some 44% of childless Americans...