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6 Holiday Traditions Around the World

  We may think of the Holiday season as all Santa Claus and decorated trees, but elsewhere, that's not quite the case. Click through to learn about holiday traditions across the globe. Does…

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Restaurant in Italy Lets Diners Pay With Fruits and Vegetables

By Stephen Messenger, TreeHugger Sure, money doesn't grow on trees—but who needs money when you can pay with things that really do? Later on this month, a new restaurant called "L'è maiala" is …

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Beauty Vs. Happiness (Infographic)

Cosmetics are a multi-billion dollar industry, with an average of $174.8 billion dollars being spent on beauty products per year worldwide. This leaves us to wonder... does it work? Money may not be a…

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7 of the World’s Scariest Roads (Slideshow)

Heavy traffic, bad weather, poorly-designed roads, unfriendly drivers... all of these can contribute to a pulse-raising driving experience. But what about having a 600-foot cliff a few inches from you…

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Italian Researchers Learn How Birds Fly Together

As flocks of starlings descend on Rome, Italian researchers study how huge numbers of birds are able to move simultaneously. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "eGeevlv3nHZ9SyAH", NewsLo…

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Slow Food (2 videos)

In 1986 when McDonald's came to Rome, an Italian food lover named Carlo Petrini organized a movement in response to fast food. He called it Slow Food. It has now spread to over 150 countries. Slow…

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Eat Pray Love Starring Julia Roberts (trailer) + Elizabeth Gilbert Talking About Her Book (video)

Julia Roberts stars as Elizabeth Gilbert in the film based on the perennial best seller Eat Pray Love. The film is a passion project for Roberts; she bought the rights to the book soon after its publi…

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