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The Freedom To Ignore

By: Monica Wilcox Now that the riots have tempered down in the Middle East and the offender ran off to hide in his hole, Iíd like to cautiously offer a line of communication. Weíve come to a point …

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5 Things Doctors Used to Believe

  If history can teach us anything, it's that absolute truths are always evolving. Take medicine: before the discovering of viruses, germs and bacteria, and how they are linked to disease, Wes…

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Humans 13,000 Years Ago Were Wise Enough to Recycle

By Stephen Messenger, TreeHugger Prehistoric humans often get a bad rap as club-wielding knuckleheads, lumbering along in their tacky animal skin outfits, avoiding hungry saber-toothed cats and b…

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9 Healthy, Delicious Autumn Vegetables to Roast

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl, Experience Life Ah, fall. The season of the first scarlet leaves and the first scarlet flushes of sheepish regret: Why didnít I plan elaborate activities to take advan…

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The First Singing Dog (Cute Vintage Video)

All the way back in 1934, people were recording funny videos of their animals. In this short film, entitled "Just a Singer," a woman convinces her dog to sing along with her as she plays the piano…

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How To Love That Kid You Always Hated – Yourself

By: Monica Wilcox Most of my life I disliked you. Not because you were the geeky, obnoxious kid who took childish behavior to a new low. Not because you were the playground punk or the teacherís pe…

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8 Incredible Endangered Landmarks (Slideshow)

  Whether because of natural disasters or mismanagement, tourism or deforestation, neglect or pollution,†several of the world's most precious landmarks are facing serious threats to their surv…

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Conservation Lessons of the Dust Bowl

By Mark Tercek, The Nature Conservancy This month marked the anniversary of one of the worst man-made disasters ever to hit the United States. On May 9, 1934, massive clouds of dust and top soil…

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Bouncing on Stonehenge: Fun Learning Tool?

Teaching children about ancient history is a monumental task. Making the Shang Dynasty, the Vikings and the death cults of Egypt at all engaging takes some real dressing up and some inspired creativit…

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6 Of History’s Most Famous Cats (Slideshow)

  Why should dogs get all the glory? Check out some fascinating felines whose tales of survival & bravery have touched us over the years. Earlier: 6 Famous Dogs of History (Slideshow) …

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