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What Are Plastics Doing to Our Children’s Brains?

Plastic isn't just bad for the environment. A group of chemicals added to plastic can impact human health...especially children's brains. They're called phthalates. Phthalates are found in hundred…

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3-D Printing Gives Sea Turtle New Jaw

We've seen the miracles that 3D printing has brought to the medical field, but a large proportion of 3D printing medical interventions are happening in animals. The technology works so well in these …

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7 Ways to Repel Mosquitoes Without Putting Anything on Your Skin

Mosquitoes don't love humans - they love the carbon dioxide, sweat, and body odor that humans exude. If you want to prevent mosquito bites, there's not much you can do about how much carbon dioxide yo…

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Why it Rains Spiders in This Australian Town

Providing nightmare fodder for arachnophobes everywhere, millions of spiders floated down from the sky recently in a phenomenon known as "spider rain." Pity the poor spider-fearing souls with the mis…

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If You Don’t Have a Rain Barrel, You’re Losing Water and Money

Rain barrels have been popping up all over my neighborhood lately. I live in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C., and water is expensive here. It can also be scarce in the summer, especially in t…

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5 Chemicals in Lawn Fertilizer You Want To Avoid

Lawn chemicals are designed to kill weeds and bugs. But they can harm people, too, which is why so many communities are banning or minimizing their use. According to BeyondPesticides.org, suburban law…

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13 Amazing and Critically Endangered Frogs

Today is Endangered Species Day, an event organized by a number of conservation groups to raise awareness about the many species that are in real danger of becoming extinct. In honor of this day, I wa…

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Loudest Cat Purr In The World

Americans have a reputation for being loud, but in the the contest of who has the loudest cat, the Brits have now won two Guinness Book of World Records (GWR) titles in a row. In 2011, a British k…

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Stop Killing Wolves in Alaska, Says Care2 Petition Author

People are killing wolves so other people can kill moose. That is essentially what's going on in Alaska, where the state's Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is shooting wolves from the air as a str…

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How to Create a Pollinator Oasis Right at Home

Did you know that about one-third of the world’s food crop production relies on pollination? Perhaps due to this connection, the plight of pollinators (bees in particular) has recently become highl…

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