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articles by: Lo Lankford

Is Your Coffee Destroying the Environment?

When we buy our fancy coffee at our favorite local coffee joint, we probably assume we're getting quality ingredients that are a-okay with the environment. Sadly, new research shows that this is not a…

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17 Myths About Organ Donation

Most of us know that donating our organs is a beautiful and amazing gift to leave behind. But even still, there are so many inaccurate myths out there about the process. Last week, we showed you a …

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We Might Take These for Granted, But They Can Mean Life or Death for Someone Else

While many of us take for granted our two kidneys and beating heart, others don't have that luxury. In fact, every 10 minutes someone is added to an organ recipient wait list. Did you know that Apr…

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Learn How to Make Your Own Natural Body Scrub

When it comes to DIY projects, there's nothing I love more than making my own beauty products. Just think about all the money you spend on these items every year, and how difficult it can be to find b…

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Is No-Kill Caviar Ethical?

Caviar, at one time the fanciest food of them all, might be tasty (depending on who you ask) but it's never been very ethical. Now, a new technique is giving us no-kill caviar. But do we want it? T…

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Being Underweight Might Be Deadlier Than Being Overweight

New research says that people who are clinically underweight face an even higher risk for dying than those who are obese. "Compared to normal-weight folks, the excessively thin have nearly twice …

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Fried Foods Might Make Some People Fatter Than Others 

I've always joked that, while I'd really love to chow down on every plate of fries I see, doing so is about equal to me just rubbing the fat right on my thighs... because it'll be there by morning eit…

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5 Signs Your Relationship is Taking a Toll on Your Mental Health

Hopefully, if you're in a relationship, it's a healthy and loving one. But if your love life seems to be taking a toll on your mental health, you may want to start digging for the exact cause and star…

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Are Tomatoes Causing Your BO?

Could that funky body odor be caused by... tomatoes? Weird as it sounds, the answer might be yes! Tomatoes... yum. Am I right? How could they do any wrong? Well, according to a new article in Medic…

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6 Health Benefits of Quinoa (& A Sweet Potato Quinoa Cake Recipe)

Mmm, quinoa - a superfood with no fewer than six awesome health benefits. Let us count the ways we love you, quinoa! You... are a complete protein-rich food containing NINE essential amino acid…

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about Lo Lankford

Lo Lankford is a recent Los Angeles transplant after a decade in the Big Apple. In her "spare time" (ha!) she used to run a dog rescue called Badass Brooklyn and helped save over 400 dogs. Otherwise? Nerd'do well, whistle blower, proud hillbilly from the sticks.

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Love it! My dog likes to do the same thing. Opportunity for some love in the moment :)

Not my thing almond milk , but thanks

Great story, Thanks for sharing

Who would have thought. Also park in the farthest parking stall at work and the malls.

Clever dog, I'm sure after all the effort to save the bird it was looked after.