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articles by: Alex A. Kecskes

Care2 Member Asks IKEA Not to Destroy Trees with 2M Catalogues

Saving our trees and forests starts with ... a catalogue? Help stop the wasteful distribution of more than 600,000,000 pages each year. Please sign the petition asking IKEA to stop destroying forests …

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Your Inner Child Was Right—Whirling Your Body is Good for You

Many of us felt the exhilaration of spinning in circles as a child. What we may not have realized is that spinning your body like a top may actually be good for you. Based on the centuries-old Sufi ri…

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Will You Help Us Stop Online Bike Theft?

We're witnessing the power that a small, but targeted local petition can have over the war against bike theft. Please join our petition: Demand eBay and Craiglist Require Serial Numbers on Bike Listin…

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Would You Volunteer for a One-Way Trip to Mars?

Kiss your dog or significant other good-bye. You’re not coming back. You’ll never see blue sky, trees, feel the wind in your face or the sand between your toes at the beach. You’re going to Mars and y…

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5 Fearless Dog Breeds

Some dogs will face down a cougar or rush into a burning building to save a child. Others will duck and hide when threatened. Yes, there are small, yappy dogs that won’t run from a fight, but they lac…

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Why Electronic Dog Fences Fail You & Your Pet

Some dog owners have considered using electronic dog fences to keep dogs confined in front yards or unfenced backyards. But fences like these have a number of drawbacks that are both inhumane to the a…

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6 Natural Ways to Keep Your Skin Healthy

If you suffer from chronic skin ailments like eczema, psoriasis and rashes, you may not have resort to steroid creams or prescription medications to heal your skin. There are natural ways to keep skin…

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What’s Lurking in Your Toothpaste?

We all want to fight cavities and have a megawatt movie-star smile. But some toothpaste may be going too far, adding ingredients that could be bad for our overall health. Here are a few of the more in…

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Alarming Side Effects of 7 Popular Prescription Drugs

Legal prescription drugs ... Many people take them, many don’t read the endless side effects warnings that seem to go on forever in “mouse type” on the labels and accompanying info sheets. Perhaps the…

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How to Build a Safe Doghouse

While some building and animal supply stores carry adequate, ready-made doghouses, you and the kids have decided to build one special, just for your dog. Here's what you need to know before putting ha…

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about Alex A. Kecskes

As owner/president of AK CreativeWorks, Alex A. Kecskes is a national award-winning writer/blogger/journalist who has written over 2,000 published articles on health/fitness, "green" issues, careers, consumer tech, arts/entertainment and many other topics. He also writes web content, ads, brochures, sales letters, mailers and scripts for national B2B and B2C clients. Follow Alex on twitter at https://twitter.com/TopWordsmith.

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