Five cool links to start your Friday.
- A new study says toxic chemicals used in dry cleaning stick to clothes. (The Daily Green)
- Two kingfishers, among the rarest animals in the world, have hatched at the Smithsonian. (Wired)
- This was the second-hottest summer on record in the U.S., the wettest ever in two states. (LA Times)
- Will artificial islands be the solution for rising Pacific sea levels? (Guardian)
- Is your state’s official flower a non-native plant? (Christian Science Monitor)
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