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The 10 Biggest 4th of July Fireworks Displays in the U.S.
Offbeat  (tags: photos, pictures, interesting, society, USA, celebrations, July 4th, tradition )

Connie
- 3 hours ago - cntraveler.com
Happy July 4th to my friends in the USA.
How Fourth of July Celebrations Have Transformed Over the Years
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: July 4th, americans, constitution, freedoms, media, news, usa )

Betsy
- 1 hour ago - livescience.com
Americans celebrated the first July Fourth in 1777, a year after declaring independence from England. The festivities have varied in the years since then, but several mainstays have emerged (parades and fireworks). Let's look at the changes ......
Michael Vick's Brutal Dog Fighting Compound Is Transformed Into a Haven for Formerly Abused Pups
Offbeat  (tags: michael vick, nfl, pit bulls, dog fighting, haven, pups, abused, virginia, usa )

Scooby
- 5 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
The Virginia home where NFL quarterback Michael Vick once ran a horrifying dog fighting compound has been transformed into a haven for formerly-abused pups learning how to trust humans again.
Crop-Killing Herbicides in Manure
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemical contamination, environment, farming, food, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 11 hours ago - cornucopia.org
Nothing is more infuriating than first-hand accounts of "Big-Ag" putting sustainable organic farmers out of business. Herbicide carryover in compost embodies this travesty in the same vein as chemical drift, GMO contamination, and the monopolies created..
Child Labour: A Hidden Atrocity of the Syrian Crisis
World  (tags: Syria risis, childlabor, Lebanon, Syria, politics, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, violence, society, middle-east )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - ipsnews.net
In a conflict that has claimed over 220,000 lives and injured a further 840,000 people as of January 2015, it is sometimes hard to see beyond the death toll.
Urge the Government of Ecuador to Not Sell Off the Amazon Rainforest to China
Environment  (tags: rainforest destruction, rainforest protection, Amazon Rainforest, selling habitat out, habitat loss.climate-change, Sustainabililty, conservation, biodiversity hotspots )

Sabine
- 18 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ecuador is set to sell a third of its Amazon rainforest to Chinese oil companies - up to three million of the country's 8.1 million hectares, according to a report on Business Insider.com. Ecuador owes China more than $7 billion - more than a tenth of...
Save Lyng Easthaugh Lakes! Don't Build a Holiday Park on County Wildlife Site in Norfolk.
Environment  (tags: Environmental destruction, habitatdestruction, conservation, protection, Wildlife Refuge system, threatened and endangered species, nature, ecosystems )

Sabine
- 12 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Breckland District Council are considering an application to build a holiday park on a County Wildlife Site adjacent to the small hamlet of Lyng Easthaugh in Norfolk. The site was designated by Norfolk County Council in the 1980's and is home to many...
Hunting African Lions Needs to STOP Because Lions Are VULNERABLE.
Animals  (tags: lion hunting, Lion Conservation, lion protection, animalrights, vulnerable species, biodiversity wildlife )

Sabine
- 12 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
It really need to be stopped because the African lion are a vulnerable species and their numbers are declining. Most lions now live in eastern and southern Africa, and their numbers there are rapidly decreasing, with an estimated 30âEUR"50% decline per...
NASA Discovers Mysterious Huge Dark Spots on Pluto
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, nasa, New Horizons, news, Pluto, space )

Kayleen
- 1 day ago - csmonitor.com
New color photos of the dwarf planet Pluto from NASAâEUR(TM)s New Horizons mission reveal a series of dark spots 300 miles in diameter, something scientists have not seen before. This discovery is logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
1,300-Year-Old Fortress-Like Structure on Siberian Lake Continues to Mystify Experts
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 16 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
It is one of the most mysterious archaeological sites in Russia âEUR" an ancient complex engulfing a small island in the center of a remote lake in the mountains of southern Siberia. At first glance, it appears to be an ancient fortress
 
 
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