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7 Biggest Myths About Summer

Ah, summer. It's the time of backyard barbecues and camping trips, days at the pool and treks through the woods. Sure, it's fun in the sun, but the summer is also the prime season for a number of seri…

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My Interview with William Shatner on Whales & Horses

  He’s done it all—actor, author, film director, spokesman—from Captain Kirk to T. J. Hooker, from Denny Crane in The Practice to the spin-off Boston Legal. Widely recognized for his work,…

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Jeans Designed by Lions, Tigers & Bears

Distressed jeans have been in fashion for years, but now you can actually cover your tush in a pair playfully torn apart by lions, tigers or bears. A volunteer group called the Mineko Club came up wit…

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4 Myths About Sunglasses

By now, it's probably been drilled into your head that you always, always need to wear sunscreen when you're spending time outdoors. But your skin isn't the only thing that needs protecting from the g…

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The Simple Secret to Biking in a Skirt

Ever throw on a skirt and wish you could bike in it? After all, skirts are way, way comfier and less confining than pants. But with the breezes caressing your face and hair, odds are your skirt will c…

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Can A Litter of Puppies Have More Than One Father?

We are currently fostering a canine family consisting of seven puppies (Cosmo, Piper, Pompeii, Sterling, Max, Snoopy and Cheyanne) and their mama, Daisy. Curiously, the puppies look very little like t…

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Oil Sands: Destroying the Foods Native Americans Rely On

A new study released last week found higher than normal levels of pollutants in wild foods that comprise a large part of traditional Native American (First Nations) diets in Alberta, Canada.  The stud…

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20 Great Ways to Repurpose Business Cards

When you write for a living, you go from gig to gig, acquiring new business cards with each new position. The shelf life for my business cards is a couple of years. By then, I've given out maybe 50,…

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5 Things You Should Know About Your Drinking Water

"More than 99 percent of your body's molecules are water molecules, so water matters," says Gerald Pollack, Ph.D., water researcher and author of The Fourth Phase of Water: Beyond Solid, Liquid and Va…

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DIY Concrete Garden Décor (Thrifty & Cute!)

If you've been bitten by the garden décor bug, you probably know that it can be a "spendy" hobby. So why not get crafty? Making DIY indoor and outdoor planters, orbs, birdbaths and other ornamental it…

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