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The Surprising Way that Noise Pollution May Be Harming Your Health

Noise pollution—especially from cars and airplanes—does more than hurt our ears. A large-scale Swedish study suggests that transportation sounds are linked to obesity. The 5,075 participants in thi…

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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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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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IKEA Adds Beer to Its Inventory (No Assembly Required)

It would be fair to say that IKEA has single-handedly changed the interior landscape of homes virtually everywhere. IKEA ran with that utilitarian Eames ideal of well-designed, low-cost, furniture and…

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XY, XX, or Undeclared: Gender Identity and Children

"Your little girl is so cute", I get this about twice a day. Most of the time my cursory response is an appreciative "thank you" but if I have the time and am not trying to stuff my child into a car s…

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Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

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Pitiful exploitation of children for a cause even most adults cannot process. Did the children recei…

Why, Monsanto would NEVER do such a thing! They are SUCH paragons of corporate virtue! I did lear…