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How to Grow Your Own Lemon Tree from a Seed

How to Grow Your Own Lemon Tree from a Seed

If you love plants but don't have much outdoor space to indulge your green thumb, you might feel a bit bummed about all the things you can't grow indoors. Fortunately, there are plenty of things that you

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HOW TO: Decorate Easter eggs using flowers and foliage

HOW TO: Decorate Easter eggs using flowers and foliage

Easter season is upon us, and many families enjoy decorating eggs as a way to celebrate and spend time together. You're not stuck fiddling with messy dye kits from the grocery store, however. Decorating

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Middle school class builds a Frozen-themed 3D-printed prosthetic hand for a little girl

Middle school class builds a Frozen-themed 3D-printed prosthetic hand for a little girl

A class of Wisconsin eight-graders designed and built a 3D-printed prosthetic hand for a six-year-old named Ariah, who was born without a right hand. Built as part of a forward-thinking robotics school

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How To: Dye Easter eggs the natural way

How To: Dye Easter eggs the natural way

Dyeing Easter eggs doesn't have to be an exercise in dipping into a multitude of chemicals. This year, dye your eggs the natural way. The process takes a bit longer, but produces a beautiful, muted tone

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San Francisco superdad builds homemade roller coaster in his backyard

San Francisco superdad builds homemade roller coaster in his backyard

A San Francisco superdad is in the running for father of the year after building a 180-foot long, fully-functioning roller coaster in his backyard! Father of two Will Pemble came up with the idea after

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Celebrate Easter with these 6 fun vegan-friendly Easter egg alternatives

Celebrate Easter with these 6 fun vegan-friendly Easter egg alternatives

Love the festive Easter spirit but wish it were more vegan-friendly? You’re in luck—we’ve rounded up six vegan-friendly ways to decorate Easter “eggs” to let you enjoy this old-school tradition

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Students are creating $350 bionic arms for children using 3D printing

Students are creating $350 bionic arms for children using 3D printing

A team of students at the University of Central Florida is using 3D printing to create bionic arms for children. The arms are fully-equipped with a muscle sensor and costs just $350 to make. Find out more

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Warm your bones with this hearty and filling vegan Irish stew

Warm your bones with this hearty and filling vegan Irish stew

There are few things as satisfying as a hearty, belly-warming stew on a cold winter’s day. While most traditional stews are made with cuts of meat, we’ve whipped up a vegan recipe that shows you how

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Could BPA be linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Could BPA be linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder?

BPA has already been identified as a potential health risk as an endocrine disruptor, prompting Canada to ban the chemical altogether, but a new study reveals yet another potential risk when ingesting the

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HOW TO: Make decadent and delightfully spicy Mexican hot chocolate

HOW TO: Make decadent and delightfully spicy Mexican hot chocolate

Looking for a way to stave off those winter chills? Try this delicious and comforting recipe for Mexican hot chocolate that’s sure to warm your insides and put an instant smile on your face. Made with

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New study shows that hand-washing dishes may help prevent allergies

New study shows that hand-washing dishes may help prevent allergies

Could dishwashers cause allergies? A recent study found that children who come from homes where dishes are washed by hand have fewer allergies than those in homes where the dishes are washed by machine.

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New study suggests that feeding peanut products to infants may reduce peanut allergies

New study suggests that feeding peanut products to infants may reduce peanut allergies

You may have heard the often-repeated advice that infants with food allergies shouldn’t be given peanuts or peanut products because it may increase their risk of developing potentially life-threatening

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HOW TO: Make a scrumptious homemade vegan Nutella-like spread

HOW TO: Make a scrumptious homemade vegan Nutella-like spread

Just because a food is vegan, doesn't mean it's not sweet and decadent! The combination of cocoa and hazelnut is a classic pairing that often causes hearts—and tastebuds—to flutter. Nutella is the

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Recipe: Vegan sesame spinach noodles for Chinese New Year

Recipe: Vegan sesame spinach noodles for Chinese New Year

Get into the Chinese New Year's spirit with this recipe for vegan sesame spinach noodles. Unlike the greasy Americanized Chinese food that most people are familiar with, this dish is light and healthy.

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HOW TO: Make delicious, raw chocolate pudding from avocados!

HOW TO: Make delicious, raw chocolate pudding from avocados!

Who wants something sweet?? Skip the discounted Valentine's Day chocolates, and whip up some delicious, homemade pudding in just a few minutes. What's the hitch? Use avocados instead of milk, eggs, and

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Australia’s oldest man is helping penguins by knitting them sweaters

Australia’s oldest man is helping penguins by knitting them sweaters

When oil spills around Australia injured hundreds of penguins, the oldest man in the country stepped up to the plate to help out. 109-year old Alfred Date has long been an active knitter and he decided to

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Taiwan will fine parents who fail to restrict their kids’ screen time

Taiwan will fine parents who fail to restrict their kids’ screen time

In response to a growing worldwide concern facing electronics addictions among children, the Taiwanese government has now placed serious restrictions on of smartphones, tablets and computers in kids under

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HOW TO: Bake vegan Gok Jai dumpling-shaped cookies filled with peanut butter and coconut for Chinese New Year

HOW TO: Bake vegan Gok Jai dumpling-shaped cookies filled with peanut butter and coconut for Chinese New Year

The year of the ram is fast upon us, so why not ring in Chinese New Year with some delicious dumpling-shaped cookies? Filled with peanut butter, shredded coconut, and sesame seeds, this recipe for Gok Jai

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RECIPE: Decadent vegan, gluten-free chocolate lava cake

RECIPE: Decadent vegan, gluten-free chocolate lava cake

Still searching for the perfect Valentine's desert recipe? Our vegan, gluten free chocolate lava cake is a decadent indulgence that is sure to please. Beet puree adds color (and nutrients) while dark

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HOW TO: Impress your Valentine with beautiful and easy chocolate-covered mint leaves

HOW TO: Impress your Valentine with beautiful and easy chocolate-covered mint leaves

If you’re planning to stay in and cook for your Valentine this year, you’ll love this easy recipe for chocolate-covered mint leaves. Made from fresh mint and organic dark chocolate, these

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DIY: 6 dips and spreads to make your Super Bowl feast the best ever

DIY: 6 dips and spreads to make your Super Bowl feast the best ever

The Super Bowl is tomorrow and that means it is time to start prepping all those delicious dips and spreads for the big game. We have 6 recipes that are sure to please your entire crowd and, even better,

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LAST CHANCE: Enter to win a ZumZum balance bike from Inhabitots

LAST CHANCE: Enter to win a ZumZum balance bike from Inhabitots

The ZumZum all-terrain balance bike is the coolest bike around for kids with an ergonomic seat and natural suspension for safe and fun riding experience. We are offering you a chance to win one for your

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The Lay family transforms an old backyard tool shed into an adorable children’s playhouse

The Lay family transforms an old backyard tool shed into an adorable children’s playhouse

Families often shell out hundreds or even thousands of dollars for a children’s playhouse, but Joni Lay of the blog Lay Baby Lay decided to go the DIY route for a much more impressive and cost-effective

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Should we be worried by Oxford Junior Dictionary’s omission of numerous nature-related words?

Should we be worried by Oxford Junior Dictionary’s omission of numerous nature-related words?

Numerous nature-related words, such as “acorn” and “blackberries,” have been omitted from Oxford University’s recently updated Junior Dictionary—and it’s been the cause for consternation

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HOW TO: make your own decadent vegan chocolate mousse

HOW TO: make your own decadent vegan chocolate mousse

Chocolate mousse is the ultimate decadent dessert, but if you want to make yours just a little bit healthier (and better for the environment), try our delicious vegan mousse topped with candied pecans

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Twelve common toxins that are killing your kids’ brain cells

Twelve common toxins that are killing your kids’ brain cells

They’re calling it a silent pandemic. Children all over the world are losing brain power because they’re exposed to toxins in our water, food, furniture, and clothing. Dr. David Bellinger of the

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HOW TO: Whip up a creamy, dairy-free nacho “cheese” dip

HOW TO: Whip up a creamy, dairy-free nacho “cheese” dip

If you’re craving cheesy dip but need to steer clear of dairy, fret not—we’ve got an excellent no-moo recipe that’ll let you indulge in some creamy, dreamy goodness. Made of potatoes and carrots,

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Formerly homeless girl’s non-profit provides supplies for the needy

Formerly homeless girl’s non-profit provides supplies for the needy

Mariah was born and abandoned on Christmas Eve twenty years ago, but from challenging beginnings came something incredible. Mariah was inspired, after helping a homeless man one night, to start a

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Yoga Joes: Classic Army men toys swap guns for yoga mats

Yoga Joes: Classic Army men toys swap guns for yoga mats

Kids everywhere can now make sun salutations, not war. These cool Army men figures are an updated version of the classic, with yoga mats instead of guns and grenades. The result of a successful

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Check out this adorable igloo made entirely out of recycled milk jugs

Check out this adorable igloo made entirely out of recycled milk jugs

Looking for a creative community project? We spied this adorable milk jug igloo over at Diary of a Working Mom and it just screams the perfect way to get people together and get creative. The cozy little

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