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Does Art Make People Nicer?

By Sheila Eldred, Discovery Channel Want people to be altruistic, tolerant, and open-minded? Expose them to the arts. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago report that people who …

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Study Finds Greening Vacant Lots Reduces Crime

By Sara Novak, TreeHugger Green vacant lots make neighborhood residents feel safer while reducing overall crime, according to a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of P…

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Who’s In Your Bird Neighborhood?

Wherever you live, be it the city or a swamp, there will be a unique habitat for birds. Birds of a different feather choose different locales for their nests. Most birds that belong to the same fam…

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"Look mom! I shrunk the bowl! ha ha!"

Here's another reason to consider being vegan whether you're male or female. MONEY! I'm a small …