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What Exactly are Twizzlers Made Of?

Every day in movie theaters, living rooms, and at sporting events across the nation people are chowing down on Twizzlers. But what exactly are these rubbery, almost neon red-colored snacks made of? …

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The Real Reasons We Laugh

My two-year-old basically lives to make people laugh. If something he does makes you giggle, he does it over and over, laughing harder and harder every time. It's like your laughter infects him, and…

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Picking on Cloth Diapers Misses the Point About Cotton

Cloth diapers made from conventional cotton may not be a great environmental choice, but what we really should be talking about is the cotton, not the diapers. In a recent Washington Post piece,†Ke…

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Hearty Tomato Lentil Soup

A nice hearty bowl of soup sometimes is all you need. Full of protein, vitamins and nutrients, this soup is a great flavorful and nutritious meal for Meatless Monday or any day of the week. 1 Ĺ cup…

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The Exact Age Your Music Taste Stops Changing

Yes, you're turning into your parents. Music seems like a very weird, yet common thing that all older people gripe about. They typically all agree that each younger generation's music is garbage, a…

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Nepal’s Animal Earthquake Victims Getting Help

More than a week after the little Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal was struck†by an earthquake so massive it shrunk Mt. Everest,†people and animals are struggling to get back on their feet. As internatio…

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Meet The Woman Who Didn’t Buy Anything New for a Year

Iíve been a fan of†Jen Gale†since learning about her Make Do and Mend Year. Basically for a year, she and her family pledged to not buy anything new and instead make and mend everything they needed. C…

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The Fast Food Industry’s Dirty Little Secret

In his documentary Supersize Me, Morgan Spurlock publicized the huge health costs of regularly consuming fast food. And, most people know that fast food is high in sugar, fat, sodium, chemical additiv…

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How to Become a Socially Responsible Investor

When most people think of investing they think it's only about making money. While making money is certainly important in the investing world, itís not the entire point of investing. In many ways, mon…

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How to Stop Negative Thoughts From Getting You Down

Negative thoughts? We've all had a few, and it's natural. Scientists have found that trying to be constantly upbeat can make you even more unhappy and suppressing bad thoughts can make them even worse…

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