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Teflon Found in Drinking Water in 27 States

A new study issued by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found chemicals used in the manufacture of Teflon in the drinking water of 27 American states (list found here). The report indicates that 9…

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Has Fair Trade Been Forgotten?

According to the Guardian, Fairtrade Foundation sales are beginning to slip after 20 years of the organizationís presence. The UK-based company predicts that this fall is because of an increase in pur…

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What Are the Meaning of Flowers? (Infographic)

Sending flowers is a wonderful gesture that will brighten most anyone's day. Whether it is for a special occasion or just a small act of kindness, bouquets and arrangements are a universal way to show…

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Timelapse of Patagonia Mountains to Take You Away (Video)

Although it may not be possible to pack up everything and go on vacation on a whim, sometimes a short break to watch a stunning video is a pick me up in itself. In fact, such a break will actually inc…

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Why You Should Care about Balloon Releases

A proposed ban on balloon releases was recently struck down in Virginia. This might seem like no big deal, but†the environmental impacts of balloon releases†might surprise you. I remember doing an …

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The Secret to Finding Your Perfect Energy Bar

Whether youíre an athlete, a parent on the run, or just trying to get through a long day at the office, most people pack an energy bar now and then. But, not all energy bars are created equal. Some ar…

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Signs Your Insect Bite Requires Medical Attention

Summer means insect bites. If you live in Florida like I do, all you have to do is step outside for five minutes and youíll come back full of bug bites. Most of the time bug bites arenít serious. M…

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Here’s How To Banish Crabgrass Forever

Crabgrass is an eyesore that crowds out the grass you paid for and planted in your yard. But how can you banish crabgrass thatís reared its ugly crowns in summer? Here are some tips on how to get rid …

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3 Tips for Beginner Companion Planting

Last year I was visiting a friend near Santa Cruz, California. She took me out to her garden where she was planting all kinds of produce, and I noticed a bunch of ladybugs in the plants. ďArenít yo…

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County in Oregon Soon to be GMO-Free

In three weeks, propagating, raising or growing any kind of genetically-modified crop will be considered criminal activity in Josephine County, Oregon. Thatís because a year ago on May 20, 2014, the c…

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