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Meet ‘Sparklemuffin’ and ‘Skeletorus’: Two Newly Discovered Species

Sparklemuffin and Skeletorus sound like names my daughters would choose for a stuffed animal or an avatar, but no, these are the real names given by scientists to two newly discovered Peacock spiders.…

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The Spice that Stops Muscle Pain in its Tracks

Who hasnít felt that heavy, achy feeling of overworked muscles? You know the kindóitís the type that settles in a day or two after exercising beyond oneís current level of fitness. I tend to experienc…

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Man Turns Hobby Into Fundraiser For Dog With Cancer

About ten months ago, Shaun Mitchell of Utah heard devastating news from his vet: "your dog, Charlie, has cancer." †Mitchell's response was "you've got to be kidding me; there's no way!" Then, he s…

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‘Mind Over Platter’: 5 Things That Make Us Eat More Food

You know you should stop eating that pile of food on your plate but it's soooo good and it's just so hard to stop eating.† How much will you eat?† You may be surprised to learn some of the factors tha…

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A Vegan Feast That’s Packed with Protein & Flavor – Homemade Falafel

Falafel is such good stuff - tasty, filling, packed with protein and downright good for you - that I decided to try making my own using dried chickpeas. It's one of those things that sounds hard but i…

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It’s Not Too Early To Think Spring Gardening!

Are you starting to see visions of your bountiful garden?†Yes, even though thereís still a ton of snow out there in many areas, there are a lot of things we can start doing to prepare for gardening se…

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De-stressing Tips for College Students

Going away to college is one of the most monumental transitions we can make in life. Leaving the home and family we know and love best, entering a new environment without our tried-and-true mentors to…

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Bean, Avocado and Tomato Salad

Itís getting warmer outside, so it's a great time for salad meals. This refreshing salad has three types of beans and a light, wonderful dressing. Itís delish! Salad: Ĺ head red leaf lettuce, wa…

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7 Great Flours for Gluten-Free Baking

Amaranth flour has a unique and earthy flavor and is high in fiber and protein. It is neither a grain or a grass but is actually a plant that is related to spinach and Swiss chard. The plant produces …

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The Food That is Three Times Healthier than Yogurt

Yogurt has had a huge surge in popularity in recent years. Thatís probably because most people know that yogurt offers live cultures of beneficial microcrobes that boost digestion and overall health. …

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I've always eaten a lot of fish and the last fifteen years I have reduced my meat intake by about 95…