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The State of Veganism In America [Infographic]

Americans eat a ton of food each year. That's not hyperbole. In 2011, USDA research found that average American eats about 1,966.3 pounds of food each year. Even more shocking are the type of foods th…

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12+ Reasons Playing Outside Is Key To A Successful Life

This is the information age. The technologies that help us create, curate and consume information aren't going away any time soon. Today's youth have no ideas what it's like to live in a world without…

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7 Reasons You Feel Like A Zombie In The Morning

A few nights ago I stayed up too late, even though I knew I had an early meeting in another town. When I woke up the next morning, I tried to brew a pot of coffee without pouring water into the reserv…

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7 Clever Money-Saving Hacks For College Students

For those who choose to attend a traditional university, college is a time of mixed blessings. On one hand, you're young and aside from school, have the least amount of responsibility of your entire l…

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10 Fascinating Facts About Coffee’s Journey From Bean To Brew

Ahhhhh coffee. Without you our mornings are groggy, cozy coffee shops wouldn't exist, and all-night study sessions wouldn't be possible. Although we may be able to brew a pot of coffee with our eyes c…

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Death By Remote Control: Has Convenience Ruined Our Culture?

As I've mentioned before, I wasn't allowed to watch much TV as a child. However I do remember the television set my parents owned when I was little: it was only black and white, the screen was probabl…

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5 Reasons Adults Should Watch Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood

The child of hippie parents, I wasn't permitted to watch much television as a kid. Shows on PBS were the rare exception. I loved shows like Sesame Street, 3-2-1 Contact, and Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood, …

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Being Friendless Is More Dangerous Than Being Fat

As I've gotten older, two things have become clear: it's harder to make friends, and it's harder to stay in shape. What's surprising is that both can be hazardous to your health. When you're in hig…

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How Healthy Is Your Skin? (5 Reasons to Know Your ABCDE’s)

Skin is the human body's largest organ. Stretched out, your skin would measure about 21 square feet and account for 15 percent of your body weight. Yeah, skin is kind of a big deal. Our skin is the…

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Exposed: Hidden Dangers Of The Kitchen

Quick, what's the most dangerous room in your house? The bathroom? Dimly lit attic? Cluttered garage? You might be surprised to learn that for most households, the big risks are actually lurking in th…

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