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Video:Jackie Evancho -To Believe
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JL
- 1265 days ago - staged.com
A talented young lady with a song that expresses what faith should mean.
10 Signs Your Kitty Actually Loves You
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, interesting, animals, treatment, safety, risks, science, healthcare, health, family, Body-Mind-Spirit, cats, pets )

Kelly
- 1398 days ago - care2.com
Ever wondered if your kitty really loves you? From finicky to feisty, our feline friends aren't always the easiest to read. Unlike dogs who make their affection for us loud and clear, cats have far less obvious ways of communicating how they feel.
Should Dolphin-Assisted Childbirth Be Legal?
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Barb
- 1451 days ago - takepart.com
A North Carolina couple's decision to fly to Hawaii so they can experience a "dolphin-assisted birth" has made worldwide headlines and earned them almost universal scorn by scientists, the press, and the public. It's a bad idea for the dolphins, most peop
Bangladesh: Tragedy Shows Urgency of Worker Protections
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Robert
- 1492 days ago - hrw.org
"Given the long record of worker deaths in factories, this tragedy was sadly predictable," said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. "The government, local factory owners, and the international garment industry pay workers among the world's l
UPDATE WONDERFUL NEWS UPDATE Nestlé‏
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Kelly
- 1492 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
WE HELPED TO MAKE THIS A REAL. The petition is still open if you would like to sign it or share it. SEE THE PETITION SITE FOR THE FULL WONDERFUL UPDATE
ACTION NEEDED Demand India Protect Old-Growth and Abandon Coal
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Kelly
- 1509 days ago - forests.org
Yet India is heading towards social and ecological collapse unless it stops burning coal and clearing its natural ecosystems, especially important old-growth forest remnants.
Video:A Place at the Table Opens in Theaters March 1
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JL
- 1545 days ago - nokidhungry.org
This week hunger and poverty take the national spotlight with the release of A Place at the Table, a new documentary film from Participant Media, producers of other award-winning films like Food, Inc. and Waiting for "Superman."
Video: Jon Stewart Eviscerates Republicans' Logic During Gun Violence Hearings
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JL
- 1573 days ago - alternet.org
Stewart revisits Wednesday's four-hour carnival of conservative contradictions.
Video:There Might Be Starving People In Africa, But What About The Cold People In Europe?
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JL
- 1632 days ago - upworthy.com
You've probably seen those commercials on TV around the holidays that ask for donations to developing nations-- they inundate you with sad, starving children in hopeless conditions. This video turns that angle of charity guilt-sploitation on its head & m
End Child Slavery Now
Offbeat  (tags: business, consumers, dishonesty, cover-up, humans, lies, law, marketing, money, children, death, disease, drugs, health, illness, prevention, protection, risks, safety, children, crime, business )

Kelly
- 1711 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Every child deserves to grow up in a safe environment. Sadly, 126 million children work in dirty, dangerous and degrading jobs, including 1.2 million children who are trafficked worldwide.
Escaped Flamingo Avoids Capture, Outwits Zealous Zoo Workers
Offbeat  (tags: protection, wildlife, flamingo, Asahiyama Zoo, Hokkaido, Japan, escaped, risks, fear, concern, lake )

Naoko
- 1735 days ago - yomiuri.co.jp
Staff in charge of animal breeding at the Asahiyama Zoo in Asahikawa, Hokkaido, are having many sleepless nights this summer due to concern for a greater flamingo that escaped from the zoo on July 18.
PLEASE READ 11 Most Polluted Bodies of Water in the World PLEASE READ
Offbeat  (tags: dangerous, healthconditions, humans, pollution, protection, nature, children, exercise, family, environment, protection, safety, risks )

Kelly
- 1780 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Attention swimmers: beware the dangers lurking below the surface of these hazardous waters.
Man Continues To Live Alone in Fukushima No-Entry Zone Despite Criticism
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Naoko
- 1990 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
"I know people criticize me for being selfish. I'll pay any fines. But is it really a crime to return to your home? We're victims, after all, " says Matsumura.
Local Officials Saying No To Restarting Nuclear Reactors
Offbeat  (tags: nuclear crisis, Fukushima No1. nuclear power plant, nuclear reactors, No, local governments, Japan, fear, safety, safety standards, risks, TEPCO, KEPCO, Yonden, Kyuden, summer, electricity )

Naoko
- 2174 days ago - asahi.com
By the time summer temperatures peak in August across Japan, only 14 of the nation's 54 nuclear reactors will be churning out electricity to cope with demand, due to the effects of the crisis at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant.
Eldery Volunteers Seek To Stabilize Nuclear Plant
Offbeat  (tags: Fukushima No1. nuclear power plant, stabilize, eldery, volunteered, suicide corps, age, former engineer, call, radiation, difficult, workers shortage, Skilled Veterans Corps, risks, radiation exposure, minimum )

Naoko
- 2192 days ago - asahi.com
More than 160 eldery people have volunteered to brave high radioactivity and help stabilize the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant in response to a call from former engineer in an effort a government official calls a "suicide corps."
 

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