The tricorder of ‘Star Trek’ fame was a handheld device capable of diagnosing diseases. 312 teams from 38 countries recently entered prototypes in the XPRIZE competition. One group won the top prize. Dr. McCoy would have been proud.
Concern is mounting about the effects of the herbicide glyphosate on the environment and human health. It’s a major ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup. But now there’s a new version of Roundup that substitutes vinegar. You can only buy it in Austria.
Governments haven’t always issued marriage licenses. They simply recognized what amounted to private contracts between families. But all this changed in recent centuries. Alabama State Senator Greg Albritton is hoping to change it again.