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6 Health Benefits of Tequila

If you’re thinking of celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a tequila cocktail this year, keep reading—it turns out that the agave plant that tequila comes from has some potential health benefits.   …

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Crunchy, Colorful ‘Confetti’ Coleslaw for BBQ Season

Cabbage is an underappreciated veggie, in my opinion. It's super nutritious, affordable, local to pretty much everywhere, and, most importantly, delicious. Although I love roasting and braising it, I …

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4 Ways to Stop Stressing About Money

Gallup recently published a survey where they found 50% of Americans are very stressed about money. While this is far better than it was in the midst of The Great Recession, the results are the same a…

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How to Land that Career-Building Job

It’s a tough job market out there. But you knew that, which is why you carefully crafted your cover letter and fined-tuned your resume to fit that “big break” job that finally opened up. Now comes the…

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The 20 Happiest Countries in the World

It’s possible that future cultural critics will look back on this era and call it the List Age. We manage to organize full articles into numbered bullet points; there are lists and more lists and ma…

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Do Seed Bombs Really Work?

I feel terrible about saying this out loud, but it’s been bothering me for a VERY long time, and I finally just have to admit it: I kind of don’t think that seed bombs work. So, Seed Bomb 101 fo…

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4 Myths About Self-Love, Busted

We hear a lot these days about self-love. For the most part, this is fantastic. A lot of us have been made to feel like there’s something about us that’s not good enough, so the fact that there is a g…

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Tell Harvard to Get Out of Fossil Fuel Investments

Students, professors and alumni at Harvard University are pressuring their institution to stop investing in companies that contribute directly to climate change and to divest from any coal, oil, or na…

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‘Little Nurse’ Cat Cares For Ill and Injured at Animal Shelter

A couple of years ago I wrote about a nursing home cat, Oscar, that seemed to know when death was imminent for elderly dementia patients. He would enter their room, jump on their bed and keep them pur…

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8 Common Things You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle

Most people know the basics of recycling, but some items seem to slip through the cracks. Here are 8 items that you probably didn’t know are actually recyclable… Eyeglasses. You know that drawer of…

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It is,, what it is....

We waste so much food; we could probably feed the world from our dumpsters. Sad!

Darlene.... that coming from an "aroma therapist" is quite amusing......I personally don't care what…