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4 Food Products We Should Never Have Invented

Just because it tastes and smells like a strawberry does not mean that it actually is a strawberry. We've all heard the phrase: "all things in moderation." But, there are a handful of thing…

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Detox Your Car in 10 Simple Steps

I just bought a small, used utility truck. Months of scouring the marketplace and test-driving vehicles reminded me of just how many chemicals most people use in the maintenance and upkeep of their ve…

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5 Reasons to Avoid Air Fresheners

Have you ever wondered what's in those myriad air fresheners that make your home smell like a tropical vacation or a woodsy cabin surrounded by wildflowers? It's certainly not roses... Here are five r…

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Air Fresheners: Easy Greening

The obsession for "fresh" smelling air is skyrocketing. Americans are expected to spend 1.72 billion dollars on air fresheners this year—that's enough money to buy 82,100 brand new Toyota Prius cars. …

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Stop Making Scents

After moving into a newly rented house in Ft. Collins, Colo., Alison Webster (not her real name) felt ill. "Within three days, I was waking up with symptoms I never had before," she explains. "My face…

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Splat! Green Girl Whacks Air Fresheners

So I'm not the cleanest person in the world. OK, understatement, I am so far from the cleanest person in the world that I may, in fact, be the messiest. I thought my high school bedroom was bad, but i…

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Is My Air Better Than Yours? Quiz

Most of us spend 90 percent of our time indoors breathing air that is three times more polluted than outside, according to the EPA. You can’t clean up your indoor air unless you know what to clean up!…

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I grew up on a farm and we had every one of these flowers, as well as many others. The photos are b…

my god, that is more marshmallows than anyone should eat. Sorry, but this is stupid. One marshmallow…

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Cute kitty. Part Meerkat, perhaps? :D (Lousy music, though.)

Isn't this always the way the US govt. operates. There were only a couple of cases of salmonella so …