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HOW TO: Make Nutella fudgesicles for a creamy chocolatey treat

HOW TO: Make Nutella fudgesicles for a creamy chocolatey treat

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The Honest Farm Toy teaches about the horrors of factory farming

The Honest Farm Toy teaches about the horrors of factory farming

At first glance, the barn containing “The Honest Farm Toy” looks idyllic, but simply open the barn and you’ll find that this toy reveals the horrors of factory farming. The Honest Farm

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Young siblings sailing around the world want to raise money to bring supplies to remote schools in Indonesia

Young siblings sailing around the world want to raise money to bring supplies to remote schools in Indonesia

Brother and sister Indi and Sydney may be growing up on a boat, but they certainly have their feet planted solidly on the ground and their priorities firmly in place. Along with their parents, these young

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So-called “safer” plastics linked to health problems in children

So-called “safer” plastics linked to health problems in children

They’re called diisonoyl phthalate (DINP) and diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP), and it doesn’t matter whether you can pronounce their names properly: just know that you should avoid these

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Photographer’s ‘Idiot Box’ series captures telling images of children’s faces while watching TV

Photographer’s ‘Idiot Box’ series captures telling images of children’s faces while watching TV

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San Francisco wants to mandate that health warnings be placed on soda ads

San Francisco wants to mandate that health warnings be placed on soda ads

Last week, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed first of its kind anti-soda pop legislation. The new legislation targets pro-soda pop advertising, bans soda ads, plus requires health

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Richard Branson offers employees a year of fully paid maternity and paternity leave

Richard Branson offers employees a year of fully paid maternity and paternity leave

Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, has built his empire by being a trailblazer via a variety of bold and unexpected endeavors (music, tech that benefits the environment, and space travel are

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Detergents linked to genital defects in babies

Detergents linked to genital defects in babies

Need another reason to drop chemical detergents and pesticides from your list of household products? Pregnant women who are exposed to a wide range of solvents, pesticides and detergents have a much

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Awesome dad designs & builds wheelchair-accessible swing for his daughter who has spinal muscular atrophy

Awesome dad designs & builds wheelchair-accessible swing for his daughter who has spinal muscular atrophy

Ryan Nelson, a U.S. Army helicopter pilot and dad from Alabama recently completed a DIY construction project that definitely puts him into the running for father of the year. Nelson’s daughter is

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Color Kitchen’s pure and bright food colors are made from turmeric, beets, and spirulina

Color Kitchen’s pure and bright food colors are made from turmeric, beets, and spirulina

Glob’s natural paints and art supplies have a reputation for being safe enough to eat, and founder Ashley Phelps’s latest product takes the next step into edible territory: Color

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Rockin’ Baby to launch kids clothing line with a mission to donate clothes to kids who have lost parents to Ebola

Rockin’ Baby to launch kids clothing line with a mission to donate clothes to kids who have lost parents to Ebola

Rockin’ Baby slings are a favorite among moms (celebrity and civilian) around the world, and we especially love their one-for-one model: for every sling purchased, they donate another (as well as

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ro.sham.bo. Baby makes stylish sunglasses for green families

ro.sham.bo. Baby makes stylish sunglasses for green families

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10 essential items you need to create a natural medicine cabinet & how to use them

10 essential items you need to create a natural medicine cabinet & how to use them

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9 ways to declutter your home & keep it tidy (even if you have kids)

9 ways to declutter your home & keep it tidy (even if you have kids)

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J.Crew’s Garments for Good Save the Bees collection aims to help the earth’s precious pollinators

J.Crew’s Garments for Good Save the Bees collection aims to help the earth’s precious pollinators

Plenty of kids fear bees and their sting, but these little misunderstood and endangered workers are responsible for pollinating and helping  1/3 of flowering and agricultural plants to grow, so taking

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HOW TO: Make vegan, gluten-free seed and nut bread

HOW TO: Make vegan, gluten-free seed and nut bread

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8 easy Earth Day activities for kids of all ages

8 easy Earth Day activities for kids of all ages

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6 superfood smoothie recipes your whole family will love

6 superfood smoothie recipes your whole family will love

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