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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Sea Otters

We're excited to put the spotlight on these amazingly cute and intelligent superstars of the marine world! Here are 5 exciting facts you otter know about sea otters! 1. Sea otters are social animal…

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5 Tips to Detox your Laundry Routine

Laundry: Friend or foe? Detergents and fabric softeners can be a major source of indoor air pollution. They can also cause skin irritations, and even be poisonous if ingested or used incorrectly. P…

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10 Reasons to Love Opossums

Opossums are one of the most common mammals in our cities and towns. They are really cool and interesting animals, but most people find them gross and scary-looking. I'm here to throw a little love to…

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This Hawk is Not Afraid of Drones. Watch This Epic Knockout (Video)

A quadcopter enters this hawk's airspace and it's clear there's no room for electronic invaders. The nature versus technology theme never gets old -- especially when nature wins! Related Astound…

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Fight Hunger: Support Family Farmers For World Food Day

October 16 is World Food Day, created in 1945 by the United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization with the goal of ending hunger. World Food Day is a day of action against hunger. On October …

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What Fruits & Vegetables Use the Most Water?

Farms across the US are struggling with extreme droughts and rising water costs. Climate change and droughts have reduced the available surface water flowing from mountain ranges to irrigate crops. Fa…

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Mechanical Cheetah: The Newest Transportation Ideas (Video)

Researchers are studying the way animals, specifically the super-fast cheetah, move around in nature. Cars are great, but what if we had an electric way to move around off-road? That's the idea here…

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Animals We Love: The Fox

The Fox: Resourceful, intelligent and super cute---what more could you ask for? If you live in a semi-rural area, or really anywhere with a few trees, you've probably seen a fox at least once. M…

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7 Fun & Natural Autumn Decor Ideas

Gourds, twigs, apples, acorns -- the harvest season is here. But put your wallet away. Ditch the store-bought hangings, artificially scented candles, and plastic maple wreaths. There are cheaper, more…

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3 Ways to Harvest the Awesome Power of Rain

"Rain, rain, go away, come again some other day," goes the children's chant. Even as grownups, many of us dread having our plans disrupted or our clothes soaked by an unexpected shower. However, whi…

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