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Fun Facts About the Postal Service
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, fun, USPS, mail, postal service, government, U.S., interesting )

- 31 days ago -
Dec. 19 is the peak mailing day in the U.S. during the holiday season. We take a look at some fun facts about the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).
His Dying Wish Was to Marry Her. A Hospital Sprang Into Action to Make It Happen.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, people, death, cancer, dying, marriage, heartwarming, bittersweet, sad )

- 35 days ago -
The 33-year-old had leukemia, and on Friday morning, he was preparing to let go from his hospital bed in Amarillo, Tex. Hospital staff members were aware that he didnâEUR(TM)t have long and asked if he had a final wish.
Here's Why You Should Warm Up Car on Cold Mornings, Despite Advice to the Contrary
Offbeat  (tags: advice, interesting, protection )

- 39 days ago -
Last year, after we ran a story debunking the common practice of motorists in cold-weather regions, we heard from a Michigan car expert who said that advice is off the mark.
Take Action: Support Lower Electricity Rates for Charging Electric Vehicles During Off-Peak Hours PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, auto, environment, protection )

- 78 days ago -
What if people could pay lower utility rates for making smart electricity choices while helping our climate?
Protect Birds and People - Support Nation's First Price on Carbon PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 77 days ago -
We're asking nature-lovers to rally together in support of the first carbon tax in the country. Ballot Initiative I-732 in Washington state puts a price on some fossil fuels, lowers the state sales tax 1 percent, and provides rebates for low-income
Show Your Support for Community Solar Gardens! PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, protection, energy )

- 77 days ago -
Community Solar Gardens have the potential to encourage community-building, collaboration, innovation, fairness, and ingenuity of local citizens while reducing our need for burning fossil fuels. In short, they are a win-win-win for everyone.
Support a Just Transition for Communities With the RECLAIM Act PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, energy, eco-friendly, protection )

- 76 days ago -
Across much of the Midwest and Appalachia, communities have mined, transported, and processed coal for more than 100 years, performing some of the toughest jobs anyone can do. As we transition to a clean energy economy, it's vital that we make
A Vote for Washington State's I-732 Carbon Tax Proposal Is a Vote for a Safer Planet
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, family, protection, eco-friendly, wildlife )

- 77 days ago -
To help save birds and future generations, AudubonâEUR(TM)s leaders are throwing their support behind what could be the nationâEUR(TM)s first carbon tax.
The Paris Agreement, the World's Biggest Climate Treaty, Is Now Legally Binding
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, protection, Paris Agreement, energy )

- 76 days ago -
We may look back on November 4th as the day the global effort to stop climate change truly began. Today, the Paris Agreement-the international treaty that aims to limit global warming to 2°C (and ideally 1.5°C)-enters into force and becomes legally
Get Samsung to Recycle Recalled Galaxy Note 7 Phones PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, protection, recycling )

- 76 days ago -
The exploding phones are being recalled. What happens next? Get Samsung to promise to treat discarded devices properly.
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