Republicans And Democrats Unite Against Scott Pruitt’s Heavy Budget Cuts To The EPA

By: Josh Davis/IFL Science The proposed plans by Scott Pruitt to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which he now heads, has managed to unite both Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who have criticized him for slashing its budget too deep and too hard. Called to the Capitol to defend the budget proposal for the agency on…

Republicans & Democrats Join Together In Senate To Legalize Pot On Federal Level

By: Matt Agorist /The Free Thought Project In a bipartisan push back against the tyrannical Jeff Sessions and his relentless war on cannabis, U.S. Sens. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), Cory Booker (D-New Jersey) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York) have introduced a bill that will end federal prohibition of marijuana. “The fact is our marijuana laws in America are broken,” Democratic…

Meet The Cancer Researcher Running For Congress

By: Robin Andrews/IFLScience “We have to ask the question: Why did we need a science march in 2017?” “We don’t have marches to say we love our families, or that puppies are good,” Jason Westin, an award-winning cancer researcher, tells IFLScience. “These subjects are self-evident – but something has changed in the country. “We’re going through a period of…

The First “Space Nation” Wants You To Live On Their Orbital Space Station

By: Jonathan O’ Callaghan /IFLScience Asgardia, a rather unusual attempt to start a nation in space has announced it wants to eventually build a space station in Earth orbit and on the Moon. That somewhat lofty goal was revealed at a press conference in Hong Kong today. Here, Asgardia also unveiled its plans to launch its first satellite,…

This New ‘Solar Paint’ Could Transform Your Entire House Into A Clean Source Of Energy

By: Patrick Caughill/Futurism Powering homes using clean energy is becoming easier thanks to a growing number of innovative technologies and initiatives. Some government programs help homeowners with the financial burden of equipping their residences with energy-generating solar panels, and Elon Musk’s Tesla has developed roofing tiles that double as solar panels to give solar power generation an aesthetic boost. Now, a new…

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