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German mayor comes up with specially designed park bench for teenagers who won’t sit properly

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German mayor comes up with specially designed park bench for teenagers who won’t sit properly

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A mayor in Germany is attracting interest from other cities after he installed a special park bench for town teens who refuse to sit properly. After residents of the southwestern city of Eppelheim complained tee...

Shaking it up for charity

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Shaking it up for charity

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Very few good stories end with the characters grungy and exhausted, outdoors in Times Square at 5:18 a.m. in freezing weather, but this is one of them. After months of training and preparation, two hardy teams were ...

Niger creates Africa’s largest protected reserve

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Niger creates Africa’s largest protected reserve

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This inhospitable-looking landscape is home to some critically endangered species. The Niger government, this month, formally decreed this whole area - the Termit Massif and Tin Toumma desert - to be a national ...

Spirituality Moves into Mainstream

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Spirituality Moves into Mainstream

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  The first nationally accredited course extolling the health benefits of spirituality will launch at Alternatives (London) and Findhorn College (Scotland) in the autumn.   To find out more:   ...

Great news for chimpanzees

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Great news for chimpanzees

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The Republic of Congo has formally expanded Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park to protect an increasingly rare treasure: one of Africa's most pristine forests and a population of 'naïve' chimpanzees with so little exposur...

Shell case echoes call to eradicate ecocide

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Shell case echoes call to eradicate ecocide

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After years of struggle, Shell is finally being held legally accountable for the damage it has caused in the Niger delta where it is estimated up to 10 million gallons of oil has been leaked. ...

How to re-grow everything from scrap

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How to re-grow everything from scrap

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Stanford kicks coal out of its $18 billion endowmant

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Stanford kicks coal out of its $18 billion endowmant

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The fossil fuel divestment campaign won a major victory today as Stanford University announced it would drop coal companies from its massive $18.7 billion endowment, the fourth largest of any American university. The ...

Pastor Discovers Winning Lottery Ticket in Collection Plate

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Pastor Discovers Winning Lottery Ticket in Collection Plate

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An anonymous, generous parishioner dropped a winning scratch ticket into a collection plate on March 13, making one struggling Baltimore church $30,000 richer. Maryland Lottery officials didn't release the name o...

Surgeons restore woman’s voice after more than a decade of silence

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Surgeons restore woman’s voice after more than a decade of silence

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In one of the most complex transplant surgeries ever performed, an international team of surgeons has restored the voice of a US woman who had been unable to speak for more than a decade. The surgical team, inclu...

The Russians prove that small scale Organic can feed the world!

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The Russians prove that small scale Organic can feed the world!

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If you’ve already been through an economic collapse, you might know a thing or two about how to feed your family with little money. More importantly, you might know how to do it without pesticides, herbicides, fungici...

EU bans BASF pesticide over bee health fears

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EU bans BASF pesticide over bee health fears

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union added a pesticide made by German chemical firm BASF to its blacklist of substances suspected of playing a role in declining bee populations. Member governments banned the ...

Millennium Development Goal met: 2 billion access water

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Millennium Development Goal met: 2 billion access water

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Some 89 percent of the global population is now using 'improved' water sources, that are protected from outside contamination. But the finding is controversial. Boston More than 2 billion people have gaine...

India’s top court imposes ban on ‘toxic’ pesticide

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India’s top court imposes ban on ‘toxic’ pesticide

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NEW DELHI — India's top court on Friday temporarily banned use of the pesticide endosulfan, which the government has resisted blacklisting despite curbs imposed in 60 other countries over health concerns. India ...

Rebecca Black Donating ‘Friday’ Proceeds to Japan

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Rebecca Black Donating ‘Friday’ Proceeds to Japan

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YouTube singing star Rebecca Black is using her overnight fame for a good cause. The 13-year-old singer, who touched off a nerve with her budget hit, "Friday," told Us magazine she will donate the profits of her iT...

Malaria Discovery Gives Hope for New Drugs and Vaccines

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Malaria Discovery Gives Hope for New Drugs and Vaccines

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An investigation into the mysterious inner workings of the malaria parasite has revealed that it survives and proliferates in the human bloodstream thanks in part to a single, crucial chemical that the parasite pro...

Waste crops put to good use

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Waste crops put to good use

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A new volunteer network has been set up to distribute free food to those in need, from unsellable farm crops that would otherwise go to waste Up to half of the world’s food production is going to waste, according ...

Thief returns stolen hammer to store with apology decades after theft

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Thief returns stolen hammer to store with apology decades after theft

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An anonymous thief sent an envelope of cash to a family-owned supply store in western Pennsylvania to pay for a hammer stolen decades ago. The cash arrived at Central Contractors Supply Co. in Johnstown, with a h...

Americans Honor Martin Luther King

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Americans Honor Martin Luther King

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Americans are honoring the memory of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday with a federal holiday marking his birthday. King was a Baptist preacher who fought discrimination and racism in the 1950s and...