Montana legislator introduces bills to give his state its own science

Enlarge / The Montana State Capitol building, site of a rather unusual hearing. (credit: Montana.gov) It’s no secret that some of our federal legislators don’t have a firm grip on scientific evidence; it only takes watching a session of the House Science Committee, where one member suggested the climate-driven rise of the oceans might instead […]

Why many Canadians face long waits or big bills to have painful medical devices removed

Women from across Canada describe how difficult — and expensive — it can be to get an implanted medical device surgically removed when it causes debilitating pain. They are four women from across this country who share one painful thing in common: Each had a medical device surgically implanted in them that was meant to […]

Gay college athlete who was disowned by her family is in danger of losing her eligibility because her friends raised money to help her eat and pay bills

Streeter Lecka/Getty Canisius College cross-country runner Emily Scheck was disowned by her family this summer after her mother learned that she was dating a woman. Scheck — who had $ 20 to her name when her parents forced her to choose between conversion therapy and their continued financial support — has struggled to find money […]

Ecuador wants Assange to stop talking politics, pay own bills & look after cat – leaked rules

WikiLeaks supporters were thrilled to hear that Ecuador would restore Julian Assange’s internet connection. But his hosts – who have in some ways become his jailers – imposed a long list of restrictions on his behavior. While stating that he is allowed to exercise his “right of communication and freedom of expression,” a nine-page document already […]

Property news: How to winter-proof your home – avoid SHOCK bills with this guide

With many of us edging towards turning on the central heating switch, ensuring a property is running as efficiently as possible is vital. And, with the opportunity to invest in long-term solutions as well as practical quick-fixes, there’s no reason why you can’t winter-proof your home. Service the boiler The worst time for a boiler […]

Martin Lewis reveals how to save £400 a year on water bills just by doing THIS

Martin Lewis is a British financial journalist also known as Money Saving Expert or MSE. He regularly appears on television, giving financial advice and helping Britons save hundreds of pounds. Last night he appeared on his own money-saving television segment, The Martin Lewis Money Show. On the show he revealed how Britons can save up […]

Virgin Media PRICE SHOCK – As new feature revealed customers face huge rise in bills

Customers who subscribe to Virgin Media face a rise in their bills this autumn. The cable and TV company has just announced it’s hiking prices by between £2 and £4 per month – £48 per year. Virgin says it will be writing those affected by the hike in the coming weeks with the changes expected […]

How your water bills are set to go through the roof from April 1: How much will yours be?

The average water bill will shoot up to £405 for households in the UK. The extra cash will go towards fixing leaking pipes across the country to prevent water losses and flooding. However, it is likely many Britons won’t be happy with spending more on the service which helps them keep themselves and their homes […]