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This Garden Will Tell You When Pollution in Your Area Gets Bad

This Garden Will Tell You When Pollution in Your Area Gets Bad

Have you ever wondered what the air quality is like in your own yard or your immediate neighborhood? There is an easy way to tell and it also happens to make your home look amazing while doing it. The

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HOW TO: Whip Up Light and Creamy Vegan Avocado and Coconut Mousse

HOW TO: Whip Up Light and Creamy Vegan Avocado and Coconut Mousse

Need a healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth? Look no further than this nutritious and oh-so-creamy avocado and coconut mousse. Perfect for the summer months, this light and silky vegan dessert is

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HOW TO: Create a Natural Medicine Cabinet Stocked with Edible Remedies

HOW TO: Create a Natural Medicine Cabinet Stocked with Edible Remedies

Hippocrates once said, "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." We often fail to take this advice as literally as Hippocrates meant it! If you’re interesting in taking a more natural

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10 Jaw-Dropping Tree Canopies and Tunnels that Amplify the Beauty of Mother Nature

10 Jaw-Dropping Tree Canopies and Tunnels that Amplify the Beauty of Mother Nature

Although tree monoculture, or the mass planting of one plant species, is generally not the best environmental practice, we can't deny the jaw-dropping effect it has on the landscape. From rows of dazzling

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Want to Show Your Patriotic Side? Shop These Eco-Friendly Brands

Want to Show Your Patriotic Side? Shop These Eco-Friendly Brands

It's Independence Day weekend in the United States, and around the country people are hanging flags and bunting to show their patriotic side. Though festive, these actions are only symbolic. If you really

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Could Waiting to Have Kids Help Women Live Longer?

Could Waiting to Have Kids Help Women Live Longer?

We've all been taught that waiting to have kids later in life increases the chance of complications. For this reason, many women assume that the right time to get pregnant is in their twenties. But new

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Microsoft Office Can Make Life Easier for the Mom-On-the-Go

Microsoft Office Can Make Life Easier for the Mom-On-the-Go

For a busy parent, every little time saver helps and Microsoft Office 365 is one tool that can give the busy mom or dad-on-the-go the edge needed to get it all done. With one subscription, you can get

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DIY: Spice Up Your Child’s Lunch Box With These Cute Onigiri Panda Bears

DIY: Spice Up Your Child’s Lunch Box With These Cute Onigiri Panda Bears

Have you ever wanted to be a bento box master but don't know where to start? Most food art we see on Pinterest can take hours to create, so we've tracked down a recipe that's not only easy to make but

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DIY: Heal Sunburned Skin with This All-Natural Soother

DIY: Heal Sunburned Skin with This All-Natural Soother

Summer means lots of outdoor fun in the sun. Whether you're spending time at the shore or just making daily trips to the pool, it's especially important to protect your skin this time of year. Wearing a

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HOW TO: Whip Up a Tasty and 100% Vegan Pineapple-Colada Frozen Sorbet

HOW TO: Whip Up a Tasty and 100% Vegan Pineapple-Colada Frozen Sorbet

If you like piña coladas, but need an kid-friendly and equally tasty summer treat, we've got just the recipe for you. Made with a small amount of sugar and fresh ingredients, this 100% vegan

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This Girl Built Her Family an Off-Grid Washing Machine When She Was Only 14!

This Girl Built Her Family an Off-Grid Washing Machine When She Was Only 14!

Remya Jose lives in Kizhattoor Panchayat, India. Like most 14 year-olds, she's required to do chores around the house. She and her twin sister were tasked with handling the family’s laundry--by hand.

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Auto-balancing Jyrobike for Kids Removes the Fear of Falling for First Time Riders

Auto-balancing Jyrobike for Kids Removes the Fear of Falling for First Time Riders

Learning to ride a bike is a classic rite of passage, but it can be incredibly daunting to kids scared of crashing or falling over. To help remove fears and streamline the learning process, a team of

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GroupMe Helps You Stay Connected Without A Million Messy Messages

GroupMe Helps You Stay Connected Without A Million Messy Messages

Each of us has different groups of people with whom we need to communicate. There are groups on Facebook, school groups, and work groups, not to mention friends and family. Keeping them all straight,

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DIY: Make Your Own Natural Hand Sanitizer

DIY: Make Your Own Natural Hand Sanitizer

When you want to protect your kids from germs, it seems like a no brainer to reach for hand sanitizer--it's portable, it's easy, and with a little squeeze and rub of the hands, you're good to go.

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DIY: ‘Un-Jello’ Juice Jigglers Are a Kid-Friendly Summer Dessert

DIY: ‘Un-Jello’ Juice Jigglers Are a Kid-Friendly Summer Dessert

If you love juicing and are looking for easy dessert recipes that won't heat up your kitchen this summer, have we got a treat for you! Typically gelatin desserts contain animal by-products, so if you're

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Research Finds 102 Often Everyday Chemicals Linked to Breast Cancer

Research Finds 102 Often Everyday Chemicals Linked to Breast Cancer

A new study has identified a list of over 100 chemicals that are linked to breast cancer, and even more concerning, most Americans come across some of them every single day. Chemicals found in unavoidable

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Sneak Fruits and Veggies into Your Kids’ Diet With These 7 Yummy Smoothie Recipes

Sneak Fruits and Veggies into Your Kids’ Diet With These 7 Yummy Smoothie Recipes

We all know how important it is to add greens to a growing kid's diet, but boy can the little ones put up a fight. Thankfully, there's a pretty simple way to sneak in those daily servings of fruits and

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10 Mouthwatering Vegan BBQ Recipes Your Kids Will Love!

10 Mouthwatering Vegan BBQ Recipes Your Kids Will Love!

It's barbecue season! While cooking and feasting outdoors is a refreshing change, most of the traditional "cookout" foods are full of unhealthy ingredients and toxic additives. If you embrace a vegan or

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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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HOW TO: Make Fresh Fruit and Yogurt Ice Pops for a Healthy Summer Treat

HOW TO: Make Fresh Fruit and Yogurt Ice Pops for a Healthy Summer Treat

There's nothing like cooling off on a hot summer's day with a refreshing ice pop. Instead of eating store-bought and sugar-packed popsicles, however, why not make your own yummy pops with a healthy twist?

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Clever Cloud Pot Showers Your Flowers with Gentle Rain

Clever Cloud Pot Showers Your Flowers with Gentle Rain

Plants need water to thrive, but how much is enough? A few extra seconds of blasting with the garden hose, and you could drown the roots; forget to water them for a few days, and you'll find shriveled

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Apples Top EWG’s “Dirty Dozen” List of Most Pesticide-Laden Produce

Apples Top EWG’s “Dirty Dozen” List of Most Pesticide-Laden Produce

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, does that saying still hold true if it's pumped full of chemicals? The Environmental Working Group doesn't think so. The consumer watchdog group recently released

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Everything You Never Knew About the USDA Organic Label

Everything You Never Knew About the USDA Organic Label

For those of us in the United States, healthy, organic food begins and ends with the USDA Organic Seal. But what does this seal actually tell us? You might be surprised to learn that all foods bearing

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5 Homemade, All-Natural Cleaning Substitutes to Keep Your Home Clean and Free of Toxins

5 Homemade, All-Natural Cleaning Substitutes to Keep Your Home Clean and Free of Toxins

Many of the cleaners we use nowadays contain toxic chemicals, which are not only bad for the environment but are bad for your health as well. So the better option is to switch to store-bought green

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10 Breathtaking Natural Tree Tunnels You’ve Got to See to Believe!

10 Breathtaking Natural Tree Tunnels You’ve Got to See to Believe!

It's Spring and as the world comes alive again, we're reminded of just how beautiful this planet of ours really is. In this time of special effects and virtual realities, it's important to unplug and get

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7 Ways to Reuse and Upcycle Your Plastic Easter Eggs

7 Ways to Reuse and Upcycle Your Plastic Easter Eggs

The Easter egg hunt is what most kids look forward to the most on this festive Spring holiday, but what's not so fun is what happens to the brightly colored plastic eggs once the weekend ends. If you're

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7 Most Amazing Slides Around the World

7 Most Amazing Slides Around the World

Slides are one of those playground staples that never seem to go out of style, no matter what age we are. Whether they're used as a fun way to spice up an office environment or were naturally built into

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Interacting with Animals Helps Autistic Children Connect with Peers

Interacting with Animals Helps Autistic Children Connect with Peers

Research conducted by author, engineer, and activist Temple Grandin has shown that cultivating a bond between animals--even domesticated ones like the chickens above--and autistic children can make it

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WIN $100 In Eco-Friendly Easter Art Supplies from Glob Colors!

WIN $100 In Eco-Friendly Easter Art Supplies from Glob Colors!

Easter will soon be here in all its pastel-colored glory. This is a great time to plan fun, Spring-related crafts with the family, but traditional art supplies are laden with chemicals and unsustainable

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Why Live Chickens and Bunnies Are NOT Acceptable Easter Gifts

Why Live Chickens and Bunnies Are NOT Acceptable Easter Gifts

Easter is coming! For those who celebrate, this Spring holiday is a chance to shower those you love with delicious treats and baskets full of colored eggs. Unfortunately some Easter traditions, like

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