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On Roe V. Wade Anniversary, GOP Lawmakers Press Obama
Society & Culture  (tags: women, freedoms, health, government, culture, society, rights )

- 1913 days ago -
Republican lawmakers on Wednesday urged President Barack Obama to reconsider his support of legal abortions as anti-abortion activists arrived in Washington for a protest on the anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade ruling.
Swayze, Who Has Pancreatic Cancer, Checked Himself Into Hospital for Pneumonia
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, celebrity, health, media, sadness, illness, healthcare, disease, treatment )

- 1924 days ago -
Actor Patrick Swayze, who has stage IV pancreatic cancer, has checked himself into a hospital for observation because he has pneumonia.Swayze, 56, was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer, which had already spread to his liver, in March 2008. Swayze
The PERFECT Holiday Gift for the Conscious Consumer
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, environment, interesting, health, society, women, world )

- 1954 days ago -
Check out these amazing socially conscious & cool bracelets that are perfect for you and your friends this holiday season! Each bracelet is $10 and half ($5) is donated to charity - think of what a difference we can make if we all support this great cause
Eco-Farming 'Helps World's Poor'
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, interesting, health, nutrition, Sustainabililty, suffering, world, ecosystems, environment, GoodNews, Sustainabililty, eco-friendly, green, environment, health, healthy, organic, interesting, Sustainabililty, sustainable, society, environment )

- 1987 days ago -
Sustainable farming methods can help the poorest farmers in developing nations out of poverty, new research suggests.
Cherokees Own Illinois River, Industry Claims
Society & Culture  (tags: cherokees, indians, nativeamericans, chicken, abuse, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, health, interesting, law, news, society, environment )

- 1993 days ago -
Poultry companies use that argument in trying to get a lawsuit over water pollution dismissed.
Beans, Beans, They're Good for the Heart...
Society & Culture  (tags: beans, heriloom beans, vegetables, vegetable farming, recipes, food, health, protein )

- 2045 days ago -
Interesting look at an heirloom bean farmer in Napa Valley, California. While his neighbors grow wine grapes, Steve Sando is planting heirloom varieties of beans that both taste and look great. Excellent recipes and a slideshow accompany this article.
Video: The Girl Effect
Society & Culture  (tags: children, girls, poverty, education, health, culture, society, women )

- 2053 days ago -
The Girl Effect: Powerful social and economic change brought about when adolescent girls in the developing world have an opportunity to participate in their society and be a powerful force of change for themselves, their families, communities and nations.
Half of All Food Produced Worldwide Is Wasted
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, society, health, government, crime, culture, education, interesting )

- 2060 days ago -
Tremendous quantities of food are wasted after production - discarded in processing, transport, supermarkets and kitchens - and this wasted food is also wasted water, finds a policy brief released Thursday at World Water Week in Stockholm.
Glamour Women of the Year Fund
Society & Culture  (tags: women, world, rights, health, humans )

- 2075 days ago -
Our brand-new Glamour Women of the Year Fund initiative will help raise money for charities that support one of our Women of the Year winners each year. Read more about why we started this initiative and how it works.
The 6 Creepiest Marketing Campaigns Aimed at Children
Society & Culture  (tags: children, abuse, crime, culture, dishonesty, environment, ethics, family, interesting, health, corruption, rights, sadness, society, usa, tv, media, freedoms, celebrity )

- 2083 days ago -
When you're a child, all of your income is disposable, and as far as you're concerned so is your parents'. That's why everyone from mega-corporations to school yard drug dealers crowd in to get a piece of the pie.It's also why you get advertising campaig
Let's Do It - NOT!   video
Society & Culture  (tags: verichip, implants, cancer, RFID chips, social control, government control, surveillance technology, health, spying )

- 2086 days ago -
The verichip is being pushed as a "lifesaving device," "security for you and your family" using catchwords designed to make us feel good about being catalogued and classified for the future. BEWARE the verichip.
Disease and History
Society & Culture  (tags: disease, history, society, plagues, contagion, health, lifestyle )

- 2090 days ago -
Informative piece on how the great plagues of humankind have affected - and continue to affect - our social, political, economic and cultural history. A great read!
For Those Who Want to Know the Truth... a Short Philosophy Lesson - VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, death, dishonesty, ethics, health, humans, murder, rights, sadness, society, violence, world )

- 2095 days ago -
Hopefully eye-opener video for those still undecided & those who don't yet know the real truth. Though there are both good & upsetting pics, it's worth sticking with it if poss, as lessons (up to Viva! image) interchanged with images. WARNING real images.
Test Your Global Literacy
Society & Culture  (tags: knowledge, information, culture, politics, science, health, quiz )

- 2098 days ago -
Fun quiz from Newsweek covering many categories. Surprise youself with how much you know - or don't!
Getting Older? Don't Worry, (You'Ll) Be Happpy
Society & Culture  (tags: old age, baby boomers, young people, young adults, aging, happiness, depression, health )

- 2105 days ago -
Insightful piece examines the happiness levels of older people vis a vis young adults. Surprise! Age triumphs youth on the happiness scale. Have insights of your own? Please share them.

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