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How to Grow Green Beans Even if You Have a Brown Thumb

Whether you call them string beans, snap beans, or haricots verts, green beans are a great addition to any backyard garden, and because they're easy to grow and harvest, they can be a good gateway cro…

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What You Should Know About Methane (CO2′s Evil Stepsister)

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the greenhouse gas that gets tossed around in most climate change conversations. But methane (CH4) is making its way into the mainstream spotlight. Methane is released in…

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Natural Remedy as Effective as Allergy Medication

Spring has sprung and with the warm weather comes bountiful buds and blooms on the plants that surround us.  Spring also brings plant allergens that can disrupt our enjoyment of nature's rebirth.  For…

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The Geep! Rare Goat-Sheep Hybrid Born in Ireland

Behold the geep in all of its goat-sheep glory in the video above! Irish sheep farmer Paddy Murphy noticed a goat mating with one of his white Cheviot sheep a while back, but thought little of it. …

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Elephant Spontaneously Spurs Piano Duet (Video)

Who says pianists need fingers? Peter the elephant is perfectly happy using his trunk to rock out to a 12 Bar Blues piano duet with this musician. Related Injured Elephants Reunite After 22-Year…

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L.A. Circus Is Animal-Free For The First Time in 88 Years

For the first time in 88 years, no wild animals will be on stage at the annual Los Angeles Shrine Circus, scheduled April 11 to 13 at The Shrine Center in L.A. According to The Los Angeles Daily Ne…

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Are We Ready for Genetically Modified … Trees?

That's right, it's more than just corn and soybeans. Scientists are now considering the genetic modification of trees. What need is there to modify a tree, you ask? Well, in an effort to grow more "su…

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How to Propagate House Plants

I love house plants. Love ‘em! I think they’re beautiful and elegant and calming and endearing, all at the same time. A well-placed house plant invites instant charm, a sprinkle of whimsy, and a he…

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Why Do Narwhals Have That Long Tusk?

The "unicorn of the sea," narwhals are among the most elusive and mysterious marine mammals. These Arctic whales are known for their trademark "horns" — and now scientists are getting closer to unders…

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How to Treat Poison Ivy Naturally

The easiest way to ruin your day in the outdoors is to meet up with a thatch of poison ivy or poison oak. Skin contact with the leaves, stems and roots of these ubiquitous plants spells an itchy, blis…

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thanks...my kids are a little old, but I will share with my wife who does teach crafts at their old …

Why do they keep picking on Peanut butter ???. It lowers your blood pressure and Yes it is high in c…

yeah cute, now get the bunnies out of the stupid cups!