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Autism & Vaccines: What You Need to Know

How did the myth about vaccines and autism get started? The graphic below looks at the science. The vaccines and autism myth began with a 1998 study that should never have been published. The study -…

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The Risks of Repurposing Egg Cartons

Repurposing is a way of life these days, reducing the amount of usable goods that end up in landfills, as well as saving money and stimulating creativity. One common item, the humble egg carton, offer…

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Lessons from a Fifth Grader

My daughter "graduated" from fifth grade a couple of weeks ago. Before you roll your eyes and think, what has the world come to that we now celebrate 5th grade promotions, step back and think about al…

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Join the 4th of July #WeAreALLConnected Global Dance Party

As a young person facing the challenges of our world today, it's sometimes difficult to imagine how connected I am to making a difference on any large scale. But just the other day, as I had been thi…

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6 Super Snacks to Grab During the Work Week

Life is hectic. Study after study concludes that people are trying to do too much in too little time and it is taking its toll.  Unfortunately, most people try to gain the time back by skipping meals …

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Neil deGrasse Tyson on How to Get Kids into Science

In this two minute video science superstar Neil deGrasse Tyson answers a question that he frequently gets from parents: "How can I get my child interested in science?" He doesn't recommend buyi…

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Your Favorite Food Might Not Exist Without Bees

As species go, insects are generally not the most beloved. In fact, "bug" is a word that has become synonymous with "bad." Whether it's a stomach "bug," a computer "bug," an annoying schoolmate on the…

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12 Eco-Friendly Activities for Kids of All Ages

Environmental protection is an issue that affects our children deeply. The condition of the world when they grow up will shape their health and their lives. Even very young toddlers can be introduced …

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Are Hidden Chemicals Making You Overweight?

Are you having trouble losing unwanted extra weight even though you exercise regularly and eat a healthy diet and exercise?  Maybe the plastics in your life are adding inches to your waistline.  Resea…

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12 Wood Pallet Projects We Love

Who could have predicted the wild success of pallets in the household décor field? These humble wooden shipping leftovers are being repurposed for all kinds of DIY projects inside the home, on the por…

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Though I don't have a garden right now, I am enjoying these posts that are harvest-inspired.

tks for sharing

Most gardeners here had to plant nearly everything much later than normal because of the extra hard …

However common, it's just stupid.