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Making clouds, pet pampering, Snoopy in space, alternatives to banning straws and more

1. Hawaii Bans Common Sunscreens to Save Coral Reefs In a few years, the majority of common sunscreens available on the market will be banned in Hawaii in an effort to save their coral reefs. These sunscreens contain oxybenzone or octinoxate—both ingredients that make coral more vulnerable. As Mother Jones explains, oxybenzone “deforms coral cells, damages their DNA, and, most disturbing of all, disrupts coral …

Peanuts + NASA Collaborate Once More

With a mission “to inspire a passion for space exploration and STEM,” Peanuts Worldwide and NASA will collaborate once more for publishing and merchandizing, as well as interactive experiences. Referred to as the Space Act Agreement, the multi-year partnership comes five decades after the organizations first worked together. As the story goes, NASA approached Peanuts creator Charles M Schulz back in the mid-’60s to seek …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

The world's fastest car, Antarctica's extinct forests, turning wine into fuel and more

1. NYC Gallery Showing Every Work They’ve Been Sent for a Show At NYC’s Andrew Edlin Gallery, an open call was posted for any type of artist to submit work and have it featured it the exhibition “Et Tu, Art Brute?,” with the only restriction being that the work must fit within a 16-by-20 inch envelope. Some 740 pieces later, and all the work is …