Why Life Is Better As a Girl’s Girl

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By Katarina Kovacevic I haven’t always been a girl’s girl. As a teenager, there was the typical adolescent cattiness between me and my friends: two of us would hop on the phone, call the third and try our hardest to pull out some piece of scandal from the unsuspecting girl. Or, we’d buy the same […]

7 of the Best Botanical Gardens and Arboretums Around the World

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By Chelsea Stuart If you’re sitting at home anxiously awaiting our winter weather to morph into sunny spring days, do yourself a favor and head start your season with a trip to a botanical garden or arboretum. And before you say flowers aren’t your thing—consider more unorthodox options like cactus gardens, Japanese gardens and lily ponds as we guarantee […]

Top 5 Organic Canadian Wineries

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By Judi Zienchuk Wine production in Canada is not an easy task; only certain grape varietals can survive a cooler Canadian growing period, and even the hardiest fruits are at risk of facing a late frost (or even full blow snow storm). Being the kind and hardy bunch we are, facing the threats of a […]

What to Know About the Revised Peace Corps Application

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The Peace Corps has been placing volunteers in interested countries since 1961. While the mission of the organization hasn’t changed—“To promote world peace and friendship by fulfilling three goals: to help the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained men and women, to help promote a better understanding of Americans on the […]

Share Your Story and Help Make Access to Medication Affordable in the USA

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Every year $5 billion of usable medications are destroyed, flushed down the toilet or dumped. SIRUM, a California-based nonprofit organization that facilitates the donations of medications, is working towards getting health facilities, pharmacies and hospitals, manufacturers and wholesalers, and others in the industry to donate these unopened unexpired medications to people in need. Because SIRUM makes donation […]

The Best Sustainable Eats in London

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(Market image via Shutterstock) London is one of the most culturally diverse cities the world over. Not only does this bring an interesting mix of knowledge, languages and traditions, but it also allows for some serious eats from around the world. There are myriad eateries and markets to indulge yourself, which makes it a bit tricky […]