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Why Do Mosquitoes Bite Some People, And Not Others?

Why Do Mosquitoes Bite Some People, And Not Others?

Did you know the mosquitoes actually the most deadly animal in the world? According to the World Health Organization, mosquitoes which spread viruses like zika and malaria result in the deaths of more

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What Hiking Does To The Brain Is Pretty Amazing

What Hiking Does To The Brain Is Pretty Amazing

The great outdoors might just be greater than you think. There are plenty of us who love to spend as many hours of the day outdoors as we can, and hiking is obviously quite healthy for the body, but few

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Zika Virus ‘Scarier Than Initially Thought’

Zika Virus ‘Scarier Than Initially Thought’

  (CNN)“Everything we look at with this (Zika) virus seems to be a little scarier than we initially thought,” Dr. Anne Schuchat, CDC principal deputy director, told reporters during a

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5 Reasons to Get Rid of Carpet

5 Reasons to Get Rid of Carpet

By Diana, Contributing Writer We are a carpet free home for several reasons.  The main one is due to my severe dust allergies. However, there are numerous reasons to get rid of carpet in your home.  Most

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Kitchen Science: Everything You Eat Is Made Of Chemicals

Kitchen Science: Everything You Eat Is Made Of Chemicals

This is the first in our ongoing Kitchen Science series exploring the physics, chemistry and biology that takes place in your home. We are routinely warned by earnest websites, advertisments and well-meaning

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Chemical Fertilizers Applied to Crops Will Contaminate Drinking Water for Decades

Chemical Fertilizers Applied to Crops Will Contaminate Drinking Water for Decades

Source: Chemical fertilizers applied to crops will contaminate drinking water for decades (NaturalNews) Even if farmers stopped using nitrogen fertilizers today, dangerous nitrate levels in drinking water

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Lead Exposure Linked to Emotional Problems, Anxiety and Pervasive Developmental problems in children

Lead Exposure Linked to Emotional Problems, Anxiety and Pervasive Developmental problems in children

Source: Lead exposure linked to emotional problems, anxiety and pervasive developmental problems in children (NaturalNews) Even relatively low levels of lead exposure can produce emotional disorders in

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Power Your Home with Kitchen Scraps? Scientists Figure Out How to Generate Electricity from Decomposing Food

Power Your Home with Kitchen Scraps? Scientists Figure Out How to Generate Electricity from Decomposing Food

(NaturalNews) Many people use their table scraps for compost, to grow lusher, thicker, more productive gardens or to feed chickens, but now you may soon be able to cut your power bill with food scraps. As

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