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Enter the BirdSpotter Photo Contest

Nov 26, 2014

ITHACA, Nov. 25, 2014 - The Cornell Lab of Ornithology's BirdSpotter photo contest is underway! The contest is sponsored by Vanguard and offers weekly prizes for the photos that receive the most votes on the contest website. Special "Judge's Choice" photos are also recognized.

BirdSpotter is being run through the Project FeederWatch citizen-science project at...

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Avoid an Uninvited Guest This Thanksgiving: Food Poisoning

Nov 25, 2014

MANHATTAN, KS, Nov. 24, 2014 — Do you know how to cook your turkey so your family doesn't cry foul? A Kansas State University food safety expert has tips on how to make the holidays tasty and avoid a serving of foodborne illness.

"When you're buying your turkey, check for any excess ice crystals on...

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15th Annual Holiday Spending Survey Finds Consumer Likely to Rein in Holiday Spending

Nov 24, 2014

Washington, D.C. November 24, 2014 – More consumers report lower intended holiday spending in 2014 compared to 2013, according to the 15th annual holiday spending survey conducted by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and the Credit Union National Association (CUNA).

This year, 10 percent said they would spend more while 33 percent said...

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Too much turkey: What happens when you overeat? (video)

Nov 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2014 - The season of giving is often also the season of over-indulging at the dinner table. As Thanksgiving approaches, Reactions takes a look down at our stomachs to find out what happens when you overeat. Put on your "eating pant...

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Nonbelievers Offer Godless Alternatives to Thanksgiving Prayer

Nov 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 20, 2014 - The American Humanist Association is offering resources for humanists, atheists, agnostics and other non-religious individuals wishing to offer secular versions of Thanksgiving grace this holiday season.

“Thanksgiving is a uniquely secular holiday, as gratitude is a universal human emotion,” said Roy Speckhardt, executive director of the American Humanist Association....

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Crust and Crumbs 18 {Giveaway + Holiday Roundup}

Nov 22, 2014
Crust and Crumbs 18 {Giveaway + Holiday Roundup}

Happy Saturday! Me again! {To enter to WIN over $600 in products from Le Cruset and more, scroll down to #11. To get some great holiday ideas, scroll down to #12.} Can you believe Thanksgiving is next week??? OH EM GEE. Want to know what’s been happening with me? Of course you do. 1. It’s...

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Day 25 of Eleven-year-old Indigenous Eco-Rapper’s Silent Strike Calling for Climate Action

Nov 21, 2014

BOULDER, CO, Nov. 21, 2014 - Itzcuauhtli Roske-Martinez (pronounced "eat-squat-lee,"), an 11-year-old indigenous eco-rapper, is in his fourth week of silence to demand science-based climate action. He asks why kids should "go to school and learn all this stuff if there is not going to be a world worth living in? The so-called "leaders"...

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The dangers of coal mining for fifth graders — and members of Congress — in under 2 minutes (VIDEO)

Nov 21, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Nov. 21, 2014 - Who said education was boring? Today, the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign unveiled a short video highlighting the dangers of coal-fired power plants. In one minute and forty-two seconds, viewers will be entertained while getting schooled on the dangers of dirty coal plants, the advantages of clean...

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Public Service Broadcasting – Gagarin (Video)

Nov 19, 2014

November 19, 2014 - Public Service Broadcasting unveil the video for the first single from their upcoming second album, 'The Race For Space'. A brassy, funk-heavy superhero theme song for the most famous man in the world at the time, ‘Gagarin’ reveals a new side to the band – not least their considerable dancing...

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Don’t Get Burned This Thanksgiving Holiday

Nov 19, 2014
Don’t Get Burned This Thanksgiving Holiday

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