Month: October 2016

Swim In Your Clothes

Oxybenzone is a genotoxicant to corals. It causes bleaching and transforms planula into a deformed, sessile condition.[1] If you had to summarize that statement in non-science terms this chemical sounds like death for coral. Yet chances are you rub oxybenzone all over your skin before jumping into the ocean or even walking on the beach […] Read more…

Bridge Day – It’s a Real Thing

If you aren’t in the habit of regularly throwing yourself out of airplanes or high structures, you may not have heard of Bridge Day, a festival held every October in West Virginia’s New River Gorge National River.   The festival is most well-known for the colorful parade of BASE jumpers leaping from the top of the […] Read more…