Currently, 500 atomic clocks - accurate to tens of quarillionths of a second - that are scattered around the world are used to determine the time. They measure atomic oscillations and have been considered "our standard timekeepers for the better part of the past half-century," according to Popular Science.
The images of birds and marine life entangled in the plastic rings used to hold together six-packs of beers and soda are all too familiar. Even if consumers cut up the plastic rings before throwing them away, that doesn't stop birds or marine life from ingesting them. But a craft beer brewery is doing something to change that.
An article published in this month's issue of Health & Place claims that "residential exposure to visible blue space (but not green space) associated with lower psychological distress". In otherwords - living somewhere that allows for a view of the ocean has been linked to improved mental health.