In Manhattan, 4 Ways to Get Up, Stand Up for Earth Day

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Earth. We live here. So why do we need to delegate one day as Earth Day? Is it just another thing for “hippies” to strap on their activism boots for? Maybe in some cases, but historically speaking, the day was initiated on the heels of the anti-war movement. During the 1960‘s, science made great advances […]

Places You Just Can’t Miss on US Route 66

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Not everyone has money to spend on international vacations and that’s ok because the US has some pretty great spots as well. If road-tripping US Route 66 is on your bucket list, or you happen to be traveling on any part of America’s ‘Main Street,’ you’ll certainly want to stop by these iconic and underrated […]

Here’s What’s Happening in the Australian Craft Beer Scene

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The Australian beer market has come a long way since three players dominated it in the 1990s. Today, Australia’s beer industry consists of more than 130 breweries. This infographic explores the rise of the craft beer sector, which makes up an astonishing AUD$3 billion per year, and looks at the demographics of who’s enjoying it and […]

The Art of Saving A Life

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By Rachel Wallace The Art of Saving a Life Project has found a way to make the debate over vaccines into a little more than just a back and forth conversation on Twitter. The project was commissioned by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and features more than 30 artists who created pieces that tell the story […]

Jugglebox is Making Moving In and Out of New York Eco and Easy

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Jugglebox in action: strong enough to hold dozens of books (Facebook) A new innovation in the world of packaging is promising three-fold savings – save time, save money, and save the planet. Jugglebox provides reusable plastic boxes, to streamline the process of moving homes, and help keep cardboard out of urban landfills. Currently operating in […]

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 […]

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 […]