Noise Is Slowly Killing You

From Seeker. Have you ever stopped and realized just how noisy the world is? What is all that noise doing to us…and could it be negatively impacting our health? The most obvious way that noise can be harmful is when it causes damage to our hearing. Experts generally agree that humans can be exposed to…

These Rare Elements Are Key to Renewable Energy, But What If They Run Out?

From Seeker. Turns out, green technologies might not be so green. Rare earth elements used in these technologies have a big environmental impact, but there are some solutions. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker (then hit the little ? icon and select "all.") » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Renewable technologies…

The Space Junk That Threatens Future Missions

From Seeker. Since the 1957 launch of Sputnik I kicked off the space age, our skies have steadily been filling up with artificial satellites. There are about 7,000 in orbit right now, with many more on their way. So, what exactly are we going to do with all that junk in outer space? » Subscribe…

What Exactly Is Body Dysmorphic Disorder?

From Seeker. Today, you don’t need to be photoshopped for a magazine or airbrushed for a billboard to alter your appearance—with digital photo filters and editing apps, a new face is just one click away. So, experts are asking what effects that can have on people with BDD, a condition in which people think there’s…