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On September 30, 2015, the Land and Water Conservation Fund Is Set to Expire.
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, protection, stae-owned, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

- 1 hour ago -
The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is the budgetary lifeblood for parks and open space in the United States. Established by Congress 50 years ago, it aims to protect the nation's most iconic landscapes ...
This Is What GreeceâEUR(TM)s Refugee Crisis Really Looks Like
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, family, ethics, humans, law, media, news, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

- 6 hours ago -
Lesbos, Athens, and northern GreeceâEUR"In the baking midday August heat on the Greek island of Lesbos, Ziad Mouatash bounces out of an overcrowded inflatable raft and touches EU soil for the first time. ...
Forget Processed Food With These Healthy Substitutes
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, family, food, health, humans, nutrition, protection, risks )

- 6 hours ago -
Processed foods have made our lives so easy. There's need to slave away in the kitchen, or waste time preparing meals, when you can just open a box or a can. As convenient as it may be, one of its downsides is the toll these foods take on your health.....
QUIZ : What Is Your True Personality?
Offbeat  (tags: humans, interesting, society, unusual )

- 2 hours ago -
Sometimes we get confused about who we're supposed to be. Sure we know how we act, but we don't always act the way we'd like to. We know how we feel about certain things, but that sometimes changes throughout life, too....
Quiz: What Is Your True Desire?
Offbeat  (tags: culture, humans, interesting, odd, society, unusual )

- 2 hours ago -
We all have, deep inside ourselves, a desire. It may express itself in different ways. Sometimes we crave success, and it looks as if we're craving money...
Watch the WorldâEUR(TM)s Happiest Rescued Pig, Cow, Dog, and Cat Cuddle With Their Human Friend (VIDEO)
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, ethics, humans, investigation, GoodNews, protection, rescued )

- 6 hours ago -
This amazing rescue pig, Miguel, just wants to cuddle with all his friends at Santuario Igualdad Interspecie, the farm animal sanctuary where he now lives....
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Alaska, economy, government, news, obama, usa )

- 7 hours ago -
President Obama is traveling in Alaska to shine a spotlight on what Alaskans in particular have come to know: Climate change is one of the biggest threats we face, it is being driven by human activity, and it is disrupting AmericansâEUR(TM) lives right now....
Icelanders to Refugees: You're Welcome Here
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, family, freedoms, humans, news, politics, religion, rights, safety, sadness, society, violence, world )

- 7 hours ago -
A social media movement is pushing for officials in Reykjavík to do more to help displaced people find homes....
Life After 50: A Perspective
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, interesting, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
50 is a kind of magical age where many people have stopped and took stock of their life. But just so you know, it's a wonderful thing to achieve 50 years of living, 50 years of experience. And there is still so much more to do, learn and see...
QUIZ : How Good Is Your Memory?
Offbeat  (tags: funny, humans, humor, interesting, odd, society, unusual )

- 20 hours ago -
Memory is one of the hardest things to measure. How do we compare our memories to those of others? Maybe we were distracted, or something happened that made the even more salient to others...
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