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8 Ways to Spot A Witch (Circa 1692)

October is the month of vampires, ghouls, werewolves and witches. We celebrate these creatures of the night now, but once-upon-a-time they haunted the darkest recesses of our imaginations. In late 17t…

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Cat Finds Owner Weeks After Being Sent To Nursing Home

Cats are renown for finding their way back home even when separated by busy roads, rivers and hundreds of miles, but what is doubly remarkable about this story of feline tenacity is that the owner mov…

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Bat Quiz: How Well Do You Know These Fascinating Creatures?

October is the month of witches, ghouls, black cats and bats ... but bats shouldn't be seen as scary. Despite their negative reputation, bats provide a variety of amazing benefits to humans. They are …

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Ebola in Cats and Dogs: What We Know (And Don’t Know)

Raging across West Africa like the Grim Reaper, the horrific Ebola virus has already claimed 4,500 lives - and is showing no signs of slowing down. David Nabarro, the U.N. special envoy for Ebola, ann…

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Steve Jobs Limited His Kids’ Tech Use (& We Should Too)

Almost 40% of American 2-4 year-olds and over 50% of 5-8 year-olds have used an iPad, iPhone, or similar device. That is a staggering number. Some claim that using these devices can augment a child…

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5 Haunting Lessons We Can Learn From Ebola

Ebola is becoming the black plague of our highly interconnected modern world. Below are five haunting facts about the 2014 Ebola outbreak that you may or may not want to know, but should know. 1. W…

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Will You Help Us Stop Online Bike Theft?

We're witnessing the power that a small, but targeted local petition can have over the war against bike theft. Please join our petition: Demand eBay and Craiglist Require Serial Numbers on Bike Listin…

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Public Schools ‘Force’ Students to Go Meatless on Mondays

Schools around the world and across the U.S. have been implementing Meatfree Mondays for over two decades in an effort to highlight healthy meals that are meatfree. Some call it compassionate eating, …

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Top 4 Facts About the People’s Climate March

What's the People's Climate March? How do I get there? The World Health Organization convened its first ever conference on Climate Change and Health in Geneva, Switzerland August 27-29th, 2014. …

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Free-Range Rats: A Growing Market?

Free-range and organic. Those are two of the redeeming qualities that Cambodian farmer Chhoeun Chhim, 37, likes to tout when promoting his newest export from his rice fields - wild rats. BBC report…

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