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DIY: Light Up Thanksgiving By Transforming Halloween Pumpkins Into Centerpiece Candles

DIY: Light Up Thanksgiving By Transforming Halloween Pumpkins Into Centerpiece Candles

Can't figure out what to do with those leftover pumpkins from Halloween? Check out this fun and easy DIY tutorial to turn those spare miniature pumpkins into cute candle holders to brighten up your

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UK Will Pay Moms To Breastfeed Babies Instead of Using Formula

UK Will Pay Moms To Breastfeed Babies Instead of Using Formula

Breastfeeding, although nutritionally superior to formula, is a big commitment. It means navigating what can sometimes be a painful and logistically difficult situation. For moms who work outside the

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Spruce Up Your Hot Cocoa With This DIY Vegan Marshmallow Recipe!

Spruce Up Your Hot Cocoa With This DIY Vegan Marshmallow Recipe!

When the weather outside is frightful, there's nothing like curling up on the couch with a steaming cup of hot cocoa. The experience only gets better when there are a couple of puffy marshmallows bobbing

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Awesome Library’s Climbable Bookshelves Encourage Reading AND Exercise!

Awesome Library’s Climbable Bookshelves Encourage Reading AND Exercise!

Kids these days. With all the awesome technology swirling around our homes and schools, the simple joy of a book, or climbing a tree, are lost on them. In order to encourage life-saving exercise, play,

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Build Your Own Origami City with Paper Punk’s New URBAN FOLD Box Set

Build Your Own Origami City with Paper Punk’s New URBAN FOLD Box Set

We've featured Paper Punk's awesome 3D paper building blocks in the past - and they just launched a new set on Kickstarter that lets you build your own origami city! URBAN FOLD contains over 700 pieces

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Vote For Your Favorite Inhabitots Green Halloween Costume!

Vote For Your Favorite Inhabitots Green Halloween Costume!

Halloween may be over - but the Inhabitots Green Halloween Costume Contest is just heating up! This year's contest features over 40 incredible kids costumes - from an amazing Ghostbusters stroller car to

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Homemade Dairy-Free Apple Cinnamon Pop Tarts The Entire Family Will Love

Homemade Dairy-Free Apple Cinnamon Pop Tarts The Entire Family Will Love

Finger food is awesome. It's easy to grab-and go, and you don't have to worry about too many dishes. Unfortunately, most convenience food is also chock full of ingredients that your body hates, like

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FAIL: New Toys “R” Us Ad Disses Nature for a Trip to the Toy Store

FAIL: New Toys “R” Us Ad Disses Nature for a Trip to the Toy Store

Who needs nature when you have Toys "R" Us?! That’s basically the premise of the toy store's latest commercial depicting a busload of disgruntled kids on a field trip to the forest. The bus and tour

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Warm Up With This Seasonal Sweet Potato, Squash, Fennel & Carrot Soup!

Warm Up With This Seasonal Sweet Potato, Squash, Fennel & Carrot Soup!

Is the weather getting chilly where you are? When the leaves start to fall, we love to make warming soups and stews that feature seasonal ingredients. Sweet potatoes, squash, and carrots are all hitting

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Yuck or Yay? Realistic ‘Vagina Cakes’ Become Baby Shower Trend

Yuck or Yay? Realistic ‘Vagina Cakes’ Become Baby Shower Trend

I know Inhabitat has been posting a lot of scary stuff for Halloween, but this actually has nothing to do with the most frightening of holidays. An increasing number of baby showers now feature a "vagina

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Enter Your Kiddie Costumes In The 2013 Inhabitots Green Halloween Costume Contest!

Enter Your Kiddie Costumes In The 2013 Inhabitots Green Halloween Costume Contest!

Will your kiddos be sporting homemade costumes for trick-or-treating this year? Whether they're cute or creepy, we want you to enter them in the annual Inhabitots Green Halloween Costume Contest! This

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Designers Create Imaginative Urban Playgrounds for Children and Adults in the Building Trust International Competition

Designers Create Imaginative Urban Playgrounds for Children and Adults in the Building Trust International Competition

With so much dead space plaguing urban cities today, charity organization Building Trust International put together a competition asking designers to reimagine these blights as innovative playgrounds for

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DIY: Scrumptious Vegan And Gluten-Free Pumpkin Doughnut Recipe!

DIY: Scrumptious Vegan And Gluten-Free Pumpkin Doughnut Recipe!

It's officially Fall, and no matter where you live, everything's coming up pumpkin. Sadly, most of the seasonal food and treats you'll find aren't really pumpkin at all: they're stuffed full of sugar,

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Students Reap Major Benefits at the First School in America to Go Vegetarian

Students Reap Major Benefits at the First School in America to Go Vegetarian

This past year, a public school in Queens, NY, became the first in the nation to adopt an all-vegetarian menu in its cafeteria, and the students are thriving because of it. With meals like vegetarian

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Virginia Students Reject All-Beef Burgers and Demand Return of Processed Fake Meat Patties

Virginia Students Reject All-Beef Burgers and Demand Return of Processed Fake Meat Patties

Photo via Shutterstock For most restaurants across the country, claiming an all-beef burger patty is a brag-worthy selling point. Even so, students in Virginia have have made it clear that they prefer

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A Dolls’ House Benefit Auction Features Dollhouses Designed by World-Famous Architects

A Dolls’ House Benefit Auction Features Dollhouses Designed by World-Famous Architects

Want to own a dollhouse designed by Zaha Hadid? Now's you chance! Twenty world-famous architects have banded together to create the dollhouse of every design-loving parents' dream. Part of an initiative

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6 Ways to Enjoy End-of-Season Tomatoes Throughout the Whole Year

6 Ways to Enjoy End-of-Season Tomatoes Throughout the Whole Year

A ripe, juicy tomato represents all of the joys of summer. Beautiful, tasty, and a great source of vitamins, these members of the nightshade family are stars in a myriad of dishes. As their season in many

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Spooky Halloween Seed Bombs from Renaissance Botanical Sprout Fresh Herbs

Spooky Halloween Seed Bombs from Renaissance Botanical Sprout Fresh Herbs

It's almost October, which means you'll start seeing enough pumpkins and Halloween decorations to turn an entire village orange. This year, instead of handing out chocolate and other sugary candy,

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Levels of Flame-Retardant Chemicals in American Women Finally Dropping

Levels of Flame-Retardant Chemicals in American Women Finally Dropping

For the first time ever, researchers are finding that levels of flame retardants (PDBEs) are declining in the bodies of American women. The study focused on the bodies of a group of California women, and

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400,000 Plastic Sandals Upcycled Into Colorful Oceanside Sculptures

400,000 Plastic Sandals Upcycled Into Colorful Oceanside Sculptures

Although ocean beaches are one of the most beautiful parts of nature, they're also the place we're most likely to come face to face with the ugly side of overconsumption. Beaches around the world are

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Enjoy Decadent Pastries Without The Guilt: DIY These Vegan Cronuts!

Enjoy Decadent Pastries Without The Guilt: DIY These Vegan Cronuts!

Have you heard about the latest craze in pastry? It's called the cronut (cross between a doughnut and a croissant) and it's taking America by storm. Half sweet fried doughnut and half flaky croissant,

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Enter Inhabitots’ Back to School Contest to Score Over $100 Worth of Green Goodies

Enter Inhabitots’ Back to School Contest to Score Over $100 Worth of Green Goodies

Summer break is over and most kids have already started to head back to school. If you want to make your little one's new academic school year all the more special, then enter the Inhabitots' Green Back

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LEGO Introduces Female Scientist in Their Minifigures Series 11 Collection

LEGO Introduces Female Scientist in Their Minifigures Series 11 Collection

Image via Maia Weinstock. There are some new Minifigures on the LEGO block, and they love to study science. While this may not seem like an unusual departure from the toy's regular line of explorers,

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LEGO Debuts a New Female Scientist Minifigure!

LEGO Debuts a New Female Scientist Minifigure!

Image courtesy Maia Weinstock There have been plenty of grievances over the years about the lack of women represented in LEGO building sets (not to mention the appearance of existing female

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Innovative Birth Simulator Device Trains Women To Handle Life-Threatening Complications

Innovative Birth Simulator Device Trains Women To Handle Life-Threatening Complications

Expectant mothers in developing nations don't always have the luxury of a nearby hospital or well-trained OB/GYN. Instead, when the baby decides it's ready to be born, they must rely on the assistance

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Enter to Win A Back-To-School Shopping Spree from PanacheBox Worth $400!

Enter to Win A Back-To-School Shopping Spree from PanacheBox Worth $400!

Back-to-school is right around the corner and what better way to gear up for the school year than with an incredible giveaway? Inhabitots has teamed up with PanacheBox to give one lucky reader a $400

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Vietnamese Kindergarten Feeds 500 Students With Rooftop Vegetable Garden!

Vietnamese Kindergarten Feeds 500 Students With Rooftop Vegetable Garden!

Respect for the environment and the skills needed for self-sufficiency must be taught at a young age. In addition to "reading, writing, and arithmetic," why not also teach kids how to grow their own food

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13 Year-Old Fashion CEO Rids The World Of Toxic Chemicals, One Outfit At A Time!

13 Year-Old Fashion CEO Rids The World Of Toxic Chemicals, One Outfit At A Time!

We know about chemicals in our food and cleaning products, but what about our clothes? Studies show that traces of toxic chemicals — specifically nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs) — had been found in

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Adorable Dinosaur Nightlight Uses Algae To Glow In The Dark!

Adorable Dinosaur Nightlight Uses Algae To Glow In The Dark!

Is your little one afraid of the dark? Or are they just crazy about anything dinosaur-related? This adorable dinosaur-shaped nightlight from California-based company Yonder Biology might be the perfect

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