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Mother’s Day, Versatile Vinegar, Oysters and Vegans – Weekly Highlights

Mother’s Day, Versatile Vinegar, Oysters and Vegans – Weekly Highlights

Is everyone ready for Mother’s Day this weekend? If not, don’t panic. Here are two ideas that don’t take a ton of planning: a lovely brunch and handmade flowers. And, to get in the spirit, check out these Adorable Animal Moms. Finally, to take your mom appreciation to the next level, read about some of Nature’s Meanest Mommies, and be thankful you’re not a baby hamster.

We also had some great non-mom-specific content this week. Here are some of the highlights:

23 Ingenious Uses for White Vinegar
This versatile liquid can be used to loosen gum from carpet and clean tile grouting. Check out the 21 other amazing uses.

10 Tips for Weight Loss After 40
Here’s a ten-step plan for understanding the challenges that prevent weight loss over 40, and for learning how to overcome them.

9 Food Pairings That Fight Disease
Certain foods bring out the best in each other in terms of disease-fighting power. See which combos are the best.

12 Animals Threatened by the Oil Spill
Which animals are most threatened by this nightmare of an environmental disaster? Here is a round-up of some of those most in peril.

5 Benefits of Curiosity
Intelligence and relationships are just two of the areas that can benefit from the positive effects of curiosity. Find out the rest.

Is Your Body Contaminated with Pesticides?
Multiple studies show that pesticides are finding their way into the bodies of the average person. Find out 7 tips to fight the trend.

Hey Vegans! Consider the Oyster
If oyster farms have a minimal negative effect on their ecosystems, and if oysters have no central nervous system, is it okay for vegans to eat them?

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11:57AM PDT on Mar 23, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

2:53PM PDT on Jun 26, 2012

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9:54AM PST on Feb 26, 2012

Thanks for posting.

12:31AM PST on Jan 23, 2012

Thanks for the article.

1:32PM PST on Dec 4, 2011

Thank you

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5:09PM PDT on May 26, 2011

These are great ideas. Thanks.

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