Link roundup 1/18

Two Canadian teenagers created a backpack that converts into a tent shelter for the homeless for their science fair project.

Movie adaptations of books that are coming out this year.

The almond industry…and the extreme cost to honeybees.

Sampling DNA from a 1,000-year-old manuscript opens up new possibilities for research.

Same-sex marriage is now legal in Northern Ireland.

The environmental impact of the fashion industry.

A list of places where you can take free sign language classes online.

The U.S.’s current low unemployment rate doesn’t reflect the real situation of jobs and how much they pay. This article explores the facts and issues behind how many people are working low-wage jobs.

Ever had a yoga teacher say “Namaste” at the end of class? In linguistic terms, “namaste” does not mean what many people think it means.

Aussie firefighters save world’s only groves of prehistoric Wollemi pines.

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