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As National Park Service Turns 100, We Can Celebrate By Not Bothering Wildlife

The National Park Service turns 100 this summer, and I've been thinking about how all of us might celebrate this milestone.<p>To get in the mood, I went with my husband this week to the Virginia Air & Space Center to see National Parks Adventure, the new IMAX movie directed by Greg MacGillivray and …

The Fruits of Your Labor: Apartment Friendly Indoor Trees

You know you can have an indoor herb garden, or grow veggies indoors. But did you know you can even grow your own indoor trees? Yes, I have small …

Plants

6 Iron-Rich Food Combos—No Meat Required

If you’ve been considering cutting out or cutting back on red meat, you may be wondering if you’ll wind up depriving your body of iron. Sure, …

This ‘mechanical jellyfish’ could help us harvest tons of energy from the ocean

There are reasons why wave energy is one of nature’s greatest untapped resources. The ocean is unforgiving. Salt water corrodes small parts on metal …

Meat Eating -- What Should We Do?

<i>Photo Credit: Richard Dunn</i><p>The global population of farm animals is growing twice as fast as the human population, creating "the other population crisis." How big is this problem? About 10 times as many animals as there are people in the world are now raised for food each year.<p>Controversy swirls …

Mass sperm whale deaths across Europe leave scientists stumped

<b>A 12 meter long dead sperm whale lies stranded on the beach on the island of Fanoe close to Esbjerg at the Danish North Sea coast. The whale, apparently, has been dead for a couple of days and biologists are now preparing for a dissection the big animal. (AP/Photo Marco Brodde/POLFOTO) DENMARK OUT</b> …

Big Shrimpin'

The shrimp industry is often accused of dirty, exploitative practices. Are things changing?<p>Jurgenne Primavera came of age in the shrimp farming industry, where she worked as a researcher for over 30 years. But by 1990, when she earned her PhD, she started to feel pangs of guilt about her …

The Future of the Wind Farm Could Be Forests of Tiny Mechanical Trees

Research from the Ohio State University could lead to a whole new way to harvest not only wind, but vibrations and footsteps as well.<p>Solar farms are proving to be a pretty good source of sustainable energy if you can figure out a clever place to put them. And windmills aren't bad either, especially …

10 Best Backpacking Trips in U.S. Parks

Adventure<p>This year the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its 100th birthday. Over the past century, the agency has protected and managed a system that has grown to now include 59 parks in 27 states and ranges from famed summer-vacation destination icons like Yellowstone and Yosemite to the …

15 Homemade Pancakes That Will Make You Skip Diner Brunch

It may seem <i>totally</i> necessary to hit up brunch every Sunday, right when that mad pancake craving hits you like clockwork. But before you know it, you’ve had too many mimosas, your bill is up to $40 and somehow it’s 3PM and you’re wondering where the heck the day has gone. The simple solution to this …

10 best foods to make from scratch and save money | Cook on a Budget

Here are 10 DIY ingredientsthat will make filling your fridge not only fun but considerably cheaper too<p>If we start from the perspective that milk, in terms of flavour, nutritional value and animal welfare, is one of the things you shouldn’t skimp on, it follows that your yoghurt should be made with …

Food

17 Make-Ahead Vegetarian Casserole Recipes to Enjoy on Meatless Mondays

If there’s a one-dish answer to all those #MeatlessMondays when you just don’t have enough time to cook after work, vegetarian casserole recipes are it. That’s right, no more dissatisfied Monday nights spent eating potato chips in bed because that stir-fry just didn’t cut it. Vegetarian casseroles …

Lose Weight with this $50 Grocery Shopping List

A new study by Eat This, Not That! magazine advisor Brian Wansink, director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, found that a woman’s weight can be …

Nutrition

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How to Master the Pull-up

Perhaps you found this blog with the hopes of learning how to do your first pull-up, or maybe you want to increase the number you can perform. Some of you may simply want to perfect your form. We'll touch on all these points.<p>So you may be asking yourself, why even bother with pull-ups? Putting it …

Body Fat

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Here are 5 things you may regret at the end of your life, from a nurse who works with the dying.

You might think watching people die would depress a person. It actually taught her how to live.<p>Bronnie Ware spent years as a palliative care nurse, …

Positive Thinking