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How Not to Die While Shoveling Snow

Jack Frost and Father Winter combined forces last week and walloped the Northeastern United States with a massive snow storm. Long before many people could actually dig their way out of their home…

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Care2 Member Asks Michigan to Ban Wolf Hunting

Early in November 2014, a majority of voters in Michigan opposed ballot Proposals 1 and 2, both of which would have allowed wolf hunting in the Great Lakes State. Both proposals were overwhelmingly de…

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12 Wacky Weather Facts: From Moonbows to Blood Rain

With our warming climate, weird weather is making headlines nearly monthly - abominable snowstorms, crippling heat waves and  flash flood of biblical proportions. But weird weather has been around lon…

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The Ultimate Guide to Apple Picking

The crunch of fallen leaves, muted blooms of mums, and flickering lights of carved jack-o-lanterns are all autumn mainstays. The abundance of apples is also another welcome sign of fall. Although appl…

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Hike and Rock Climb With Your Cat? Yes.

I once had a cat who loved to take short walks with me in our neighborhood and I have another cat now who enjoys visiting neighbors with me. A friend who adopted one of my past foster kitties, Morocco…

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Warning: #BearSelfies Are A Dumb Idea

Just because someone owns a smart phone doesn't make them "smart." Could this be any more apparent than in Lake Tahoe, California, where a disturbingly stupid trend to rush toward wild bears in an eff…

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10 Winter Camping Tips

Winter camping is a great way to get outside during the cold months, provided you plan ahead in detail. Here are some tips on how to get started. There was a time when winter camping was a way of l…

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7 Fun & Natural Autumn Decor Ideas

Gourds, twigs, apples, acorns -- the harvest season is here. But put your wallet away. Ditch the store-bought hangings, artificially scented candles, and plastic maple wreaths. There are cheaper, more…

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Quick Guide to Green & Healthy Travel

Travel Green: Pack your eco-friendly responsibilities (and healthy habits)! Some airline carriers have carbon offset programs, while certain hotels have been built with sustainability in mind, but …

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7 Ways Gardening Improves Your Body & Mind (Infographic)

Did you know gardening had such a massive impact on your overall health? We all know hobbies, nature and exercise feed the mind and body -- and gardening showcases all three. We may have underestimate…

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Thank you for saving the Dolphin, he had a lucky escape.

I used to love documentary videos like this, but since learning how much damage can be done to the a…

Good info to know. Thank you.

Blessings for both !!!!! beautiful

Thank you for a very good explanation of why microwave ovens are safe, not the monster machines many…