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US Generates 10% Of Its Electricity From Renewables For First Time Ever

Written by on June 16, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
US Generates 10% Of Its Electricity From Renewables For First Time Ever

Based on weather patterns from previous years, the EIA predicted that the country would again generate over 10 percent of its electricity from renewables in April.

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Plastic-Eating Caterpillar Could Help Solve The Globe Waste Crisis

Written by on April 26, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Plastic-Eating Caterpillar Could Help Solve The Globe Waste Crisis

Researchers discovered that the wax worm has a compound in their digestive systems that is capable of breaking down and digesting plastic.

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This Teen Is On A Mission To Plant 150 Trees For Every Person On Earth

Written by on April 18, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
This Teen Is On A Mission To Plant 150 Trees For Every Person On Earth

Finkbeiner eventually launched a website, hired a full-time employee, and founded Plant for the Planet. The movement gained momentum, resulting in Finkbeiner speaking to the UN and to the European Parliament. Not long after, Plant for the Planet received stewardship of the United Nations’ (UN) Billion Tree Campaign. Together, the two organizations have planted over 14 billion trees in over 130 countries. Best of all, the now 19-year-old is just getting started.

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Elon Musk Announces Plans To Launch All-Electric Semi Truck In September

Written by on April 18, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Elon Musk Announces Plans To Launch All-Electric Semi Truck In September

On Twitter, Musk wrote that the truck will be revealed in September and that the technology utilized is “seriously next level.” Musk also mentioned that the company is in the process of developing a pickup truck. That project won’t be unveiled for 18 to 24 months, however.

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What Fruits And Veggies Looked Like Before Humans Domesticated Them [Watch]

Written by on March 22, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
What Fruits And Veggies Looked Like Before Humans Domesticated Them [Watch]

From carrots to corn, plants have evolved with human intervention so that they are now drastically different than they once were when our Paleolithic ancestors consumed them. This intriguing video highlights these things and more.

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Kayakers Weren’t Expecting THIS When They Approached A Pod Of Whales [Watch]

Written by on March 15, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Kayakers Weren’t Expecting THIS When They Approached A Pod Of Whales [Watch]

As can be seen in this video, one of the whales decided to give the kayakers a piggyback ride. Watch the incredible footage.

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It Looks Like A Rabbit Hole, But What The Tunnel Leads To Blew My Mind…

Written by on March 9, 2017 in Archaeology, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
It Looks Like A Rabbit Hole, But What The Tunnel Leads To Blew My Mind…

The hidden caves in Shropshire, England once belonged to The Knights Templar, a feared Catholic military order. As time passed, the underground system was eventually utilized by druids, pagans, and other secretive religious sects

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This Company Just Made A 3D-Printed Home In 24 Hours For $10K

Written by on March 7, 2017 in Economy, Loans and Frugal Living with 0 Comments
This Company Just Made A 3D-Printed Home In 24 Hours For $10K

Whereas most houses take months to construct, this home was built in just one day. And, it cost an affordable $10,134 to build. The economical home includes a hallway, bathroom, living room and kitchen.

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Moby Just Released 4 Hours Of FREE Music Designed For Yoga And Meditation

Written by on February 21, 2017 in Art and Music, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
Moby Just Released 4 Hours Of FREE Music Designed For Yoga And Meditation

Moby explained that he initially recorded the music for himself, but decided the public should benefit from the relaxing tracks, as well. He wrote:“Over the last couple of years I’ve been making really, really, really quiet music to listen to when I do yoga or sleep or meditate or panic. I ended up with four hours of music and have decided to give it away.”

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Hero Flight Attendant Saves Teenage Sex Slave After Noticing This Small Detail

Written by on February 8, 2017 in Activism, Conscious Living with 1 Comment
Hero Flight Attendant Saves Teenage Sex Slave After Noticing This Small Detail

In an attempt to crack down on the illegal sex trade, approximately 100 flight attendants flew to Houston, Texas, before the Super Bowl last week to train with Airline Ambassadors. Since 2009, the organization has been training employees of various airlines to identify when a trafficker flies with a victim.

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Husband Honors 20th Anniversary By Donating A Kidney To His Wife [Watch]

Written by on January 30, 2017 in Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Husband Honors 20th Anniversary By Donating A Kidney To His Wife [Watch]

Beloved husband Scott Chafian is honoring the twenty years he’s been married to his wife by donating a life-saving resource: his kidney.“I was lucky enough that I could give my kidney to the person who I love most in this world,” commented Scott. “It’s miraculous.”

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At a Time of Great Division in the US: Beautiful Bi-racial Twins Win Over the Internet

Written by on January 26, 2017 in Conscious Living, Inspirational with 1 Comment
At a Time of Great Division in the US: Beautiful Bi-racial Twins Win Over the Internet

Think twins have to look alike? Think again! Who would ever guess these two beauties are twins?

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Watching This Girl Combat Harassment While Out Walking Will Make Your Day

Written by on January 23, 2017 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Watching This Girl Combat Harassment While Out Walking Will Make Your Day

The video seeks to raise awareness about the prevalent issue of street harassment, which may turn into something more than catcalling.

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People Are Knitting Giant Sweaters For Elephants To Keep Them Cozy

Written by on January 20, 2017 in Activism, Animals and Pets, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
People Are Knitting Giant Sweaters For Elephants To Keep Them Cozy

According to Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Center, a cold front is moving across northern India and everyone is beginning to feel the chill – including wildlife. To protect the sanctuary’s pachyderm residents, activists in the nation have volunteered to knit giant sweaters to keep the previously abused mammals warm and protected.

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Australian Desert Farm Grows 17,000 Metric Tons Of Veggies Using Seawater And Sun

Written by on January 17, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 2 Comments
Australian Desert Farm Grows 17,000 Metric Tons Of Veggies Using Seawater And Sun

Crops are grown at Australia’s Sundance Farm in a hydroponic greenhouse lined with water-drenched cardboard, which means there is no need for soil, fossil fuels, groundwater, or pesticides.

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