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10 Amazing Upcycled Christmas Trees From All Around The World • Recyclart

Christmas is in few days, and we shared here some fresh and original Christmas Trees done by our reader with …

Avoid Antibacterial Soaps, Say Consumer Advocates

This week's action by the FDA on soap doesn't go far enough, they say.<p><b>Federal officials' questions about antibacterial soaps have raised a lather among environmental and consumer advocates concerned about the safety of controversial ingredients in these cleansers.</b><p><b>Reviving a long-running controversy</b> …

Ancient Chinese cat bones shake up domestication theory

Fossil discovery an 'important step' in understanding feline transformation from pest-control to pet<p>A cat-and-mouse game played out in a Chinese village 5,300 years ago is helping scientists understand how wild felines became the tame pets we know today.<p>Scientists believe it was the cat's appetite …

What Humans Can Learn From A Simple Kiss

At a basic level, kissing is a biohazard. What is love then, if not the willingness to expose yourself to a host of nasty diseases lurking in your partner's mouth?<p>But could kissing also be a tool with a purpose?<p>Psychology graduate student Rafael Wlodarski, from the University of Oxford, wanted to …

Square Cash, the Service That Lets You Email Money to Friends, Is Now Public (And Free)

In May, news leaked that Jack Dorsey’s Square had developed a product called Square Cash, which would let people transfer money to any other …

8 Homemade Halloween Candy Recipes

Parents often warn children, prior to venturing out all dolled-up in their scariest ghost costumes, to avoid any and all un-sealed candy. We don't want to advise differently, but our list of 8 homemade candy recipes will put that rule seriously into question. This Halloween, try making a batch of …

10 Sweet Ways to Eat a Skull (Yes, We Said That.)

The Halloween theme for this week? Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. As we kick things off, we turn our attention to the sweetest skulls around: Sugar Skulls! Here are 10 sweet sugar skull ideas to add to your dessert list for the day after Halloween.<p>1. Day of the Dead Cookies: These …

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