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12 Surprising Uses for Milk & Milk Containers

From soothing stinging eyes to watering plants, read on for surprising ways to use milk, milk cartons and milk jugs. Have a use of your own? Let us know in the comments!   Around the Ho…

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Skip the Styrene, Skip the Cancer

If you're still getting coffee in a styrene foam cup, or getting take-out food or "doggie bags" in foam cartons, I have one word for you. STOP. The chemical styrene is on the National Institutes…

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Should You Pee On Your Compost?

Are you peeing on your compost pile?  If not, you may want to start. Human urine is rich in the nitrogen that plants need to thrive. The commercial chemical fertilizers widely used to add nitrogen …

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Roasted Red Pepper Soup

This is a comforting autumn soup, with a gorgeous color and a wonderful creamy texture. Using canned roasted red peppers is easy and cuts down on time spent, but you can roast your own if you prefe…

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Is It Love or Lust? Just Look At This Body Part, Science Says

If eyes are the window to the soul, then eye movement is a dead giveaway of what a stranger is looking for as they shift their gaze while talking to you. Not that we can be totally surprised, because …

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Watch This Kitten Attack a (Ceramic) Kitten

Have you ever fought with your shadow, your reflection ... an art piece of yourself? Intruders come in all shapes, sizes and art forms. Watch this very cute kitten go nuts when he glimpses another k…

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10 Health Benefits of This Incredible Superfruit

Some people avoid avocados due to their high fat content. Most of us know by now that avocados have the kind of fat that actually help you lose weight! Avocados are bursting with of other health be…

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How to Sharpen Your Brain with Your Heart

Like many baby boomers, I’ve been noticing my memory isn’t as sharp as it once was.  Scientists call this “cognitive decline.” I don’t really like that expression, because other aspects of my cogni…

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India Will Plant 2 Billion Trees Along Highways, Creating Jobs For 300,000 Youths

The rest of the world should plant more trees too. India's Rural Development Ministry has decided to try to tackle two problems at the same time: Youth unemployment and bad air quality. It has unveil…

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The 4 Keys to Attracting More Birds & Butterflies to Your Yard

Want to see more birds, butterflies and other wildlife in your yard? You don't need a big field or woods to get in on the fun. The key is to make whatever space you have – a porch, a balcony, your bac…

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Should Extinct species be brought back to life? (when science makes this possible)

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Everyone should sleep in 53 to 57 degree cool rooms, if possible. I cannot sleep when it#s warm. …