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Dad Teaches Kids How to Build Their Own Floating Home

Our parents teach us lots of things throughout life, including, we hope, some useful life skills. One father in Oregon decided to take that to what some might view as an extreme, and others might v…

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Going Solar: Tips for Your Home

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy We all want to decrease our energy use, both for the sake of our wallets and the benefit of the planet. But is putting solar panels on our home rooftops the be…

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Nuclear Energy: Good or Bad?

Like a neutron colliding with an atom, two factors are igniting Americans, and particularly environmentalists, into reconciling a messy question: Do we or donít we want to develop nuclear power? Eight…

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