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Why Aren’t We Addressing the Food Waste Problem?

Here in the U.S. we waste between 30 and 40 percent of the food we produce, but what are we doing about it? Thirty to 40 percent is a pretty scary amount to waste, especially when food prices are …

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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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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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Sinking Britain

The British Coastlines are threatened by erosion by the North Sea, with the nation debating what they can do to hold back the rising tide in their ever-shrinking island. Tilting geology and rising sea…

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Would You Believe it was Made from Spider Silk?

The world's largest pieces of fabric made from spiders' silk have gone on show in the UK. Lifestyle News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "CmwPdeemmmg1liqb", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook.emb…

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UK Christmas Tree Shines with “Pedi-Power”

A British company has found a novel way to combine the spirit of Christmas with environmental awareness. They've rigged up a shopping mall Christmas tree to their newly-developed paving slabs which ha…

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Who Moved…I Mean Stole My Cheese?

When one thinks of “high-risk” foods, what comes to mind are things like palm oil-laden cookies, trans fat-rich doughnuts, or high-sodium vehicles like corn chips seemingly manufactured to create arte…

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Climate Change a Boon to More Temperate Crops?

If you want to know about the validity of the climate change theory, don’t talk to a politician or even a scientist, talk to a farmer. I am fortunate enough to cross paths with farmers often and I usu…

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Prince Charles Hosting Green and Eco-Car Party

The Prince of Wales will be opening his gardens at Clarence House, Lancaster House, and Marlborough House in London to the public September 8th through the 19th for an event called The Garden Party to…

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Daddy’s Home! Making Family Leave a Reality

Shortly before my son was born, my wife and I made a practical decision. This was one of many practical decisions we made at the time, but one that, while practical in nature, seemed almost radical to…

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