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Why Garden on the Ground When You Can Grow Up?

If you love gardening but don't have the ground space, don't be deterred. Vertical gardening is all the rage these days, and for many good reasons. It doesn't require a lot of territory. You can s…

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7 Ways to Shrink the Size of Your Water Footprint

You've probably heard about your carbon footprint. That's the amount of carbon dioxide you generate when you use fossil fuels, like coal, oil, gasoline, and natural gas. Your carbon footprint matters …

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Hero Dog Saves Owner From Bear

Henry, a Labrador Retriever mix, is being hailed as a hero for helping his owner battle an attacking black bear at George Washington National Forest in West Virginia. According to a police report…

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Mr. G & Jellybean Are Unlikely Friends (Video)

Mr. G wouldn't eat or move from his stall until he was reunited with his best friend, Jellybean. They lived for years together, neglected. When they were finally rescued, they were unfortunately sep…

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Dolphins & Whales Squeal, But Why?

Dolphins and whales have their own "Happy" song, according to scientists who have translated the animals' high-pitched sounds as squeals of delight. Researchers at the National Marine Mammal Founda…

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11 Animals More Likely To Kill You Than Sharks

Sharks are kinda scary. In the water they're faster than us, can appear from what seems like out of nowhere in an instant, and pack a pretty solid bite. It's easy to get nervous when you're in the d…

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Cutest Sound on the Planet? Squeaky Baby Sloths

Baby sloths are particularly adorable. And they squeak! Wonder why baby sloths squeak? Read on… "That noise is the perhaps the cutest on the planet. It goes straight for your ovaries and makes you…

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Bahamas Dolphinarium Ordered To Release Dolphins

The Bahamas are taking a huge step towards the protection of marine mammals. A court in the Caribbean island has ordered that an illegal dolphinarium shut down and is questioning whether any dolphi…

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Penguin Study Answers What We’ve All Been Wondering

If you could talk to African penguins, you'd know when they're hungry, lonely, pissed off, and ready to party hardy, according to researches at the University of Turin, Italy, who have decoded the chi…

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The Best Way to Help Our Pollinators

Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds are a charming sight as they soar around your backyard garden. But beyond their beauty, these creatures help human beings through their role in pollinating flowers, …

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