Author Archives: Patrick LaLiberte

What’s in the Water?

There have been recent reports of a relatively new and unstudied contaminant found in the Cape Fear River in Wilmington known as “GenX,” which are known carcinogens and toxins. The chemical has been detected in rainwater, groundwater, crops, and some wells all over the Wilmington area due to a company called “Chemours” dumping GenX in the Cape Fear River for

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Farewell Yellow Brick Road

After performing over three thousand concerts in over seventy-five different countries since 1970, pop/rock/fashion icon Elton John is officially retiring from touring, right after he performs roughly another three hundred concerts spread throughout five different continents over the next three years, beginning later this year in Pennsylvania on September 8. John announced his retirement during a New York press conference

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Thirty-eight million pieces of trash found on uninhabited island

A group of researchers decided to take a trip to a small remote island located in the Pacific Ocean, and what they discovered upon arrival is both mesmerizingly beautiful and frightening. The researchers were shocked to find an estimated thirty-eight million pieces of trash, mostly plastic, filling the sandy beaches of Henderson Island, which has been designated a World Heritage

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