School on wheels brings classe...

Apr 22, 2012 by

HYDERABAD, India — On a hot afternoon, a bright orange bus drives into a slum area of the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, parking...

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FDA ordered to Examine Antibio...

Apr 12, 2012 by

From the ASPCA Blog On March 22, a federal judge ruled that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must address the overuse of...

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How do we define “usR...

Apr 6, 2012 by

From Ocean Robbins Most often, people congregate or segregate by being around people like themselves.  In country clubs and jazz...

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Support for Tommy and His Doll

Mar 30, 2012 by

From Teaching Tolerance by Ted Palenski Camilla was drawing a doll she was planning to get with her parents over the weekend. She was...

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Holy Land tours provide a new ...

Mar 9, 2012 by

Jerusalem – Shira Nesher, an Israeli, stands alongside Fakhira Halloun, a Palestinian, as Nesher tells her story about life in...

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Picking a therapist: The right...

Feb 23, 2012 by

From the American Psychological Association: “Being in therapy is great,” comedian Caroline Rhea once joked. “I...

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The Music of Trees

Feb 9, 2012 by

From Michelle Werts for American Forests As covered in the autumn issue of American Forests, tree rings tell compelling stories. Far...

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For the Want of a Home

Feb 5, 2012 by

From Bronwyn Harris for Teaching Tolerance: Like many of us, I sometimes overuse the word “need.” I have a tendency to say that I...

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Digital Afterlife

Feb 1, 2012 by

From Robert A MacDonald for The Sun: Peggy was dying. She had battled cancer for years, but at the age of 45 she was losing her...

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Eyes Are the Windows to the So...

Jan 11, 2012 by

From Discover Magazine by Valerie Ross Some might call skin the unsung hero of organs. It provides waterproofing, mediates sensation,...

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Most Vertebrates — Inclu...

Dec 4, 2011 by

From ScienceDaily People experience the world through five senses but sharks, paddlefishes and certain other aquatic vertebrates have...

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Is it homophobic to split up g...

Nov 26, 2011 by

From Alex Needham for The Guardian When Toronto zoo bought African penguins Pedro and Buddy from Pittsburgh’s National Aviary,...

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Visualizing How A Population G...

Nov 18, 2011 by

http://momentscount.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/20111031_me_03.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:58 —...

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Green Tea Helps Mice Keep Off ...

Nov 14, 2011 by

From ScienceDaily Green tea may slow down weight gain and serve as another tool in the fight against obesity, according to Penn State...

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Tarra The Elephant Mourns The ...

Nov 1, 2011 by

From A Place To Love Dogs Happier Days For those who have not seen this video from The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, it is a...

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18 Frightening Financial Facts...

Oct 30, 2011 by

From Len Penzo I love Halloween. It’s one of my favorite holidays — and based upon its mass appeal, apparently I’m not alone. In...

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How Many Slaves Are Working Fo...

Oct 13, 2011 by

by Ariel Schwartz A new website and mobile app looks at your purchases and determines the amount of forced labor that’s gone...

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Doing Something Right

Oct 11, 2011 by

by Kristie Wang Transforming inmates into entrepreneurs in Texas — and saving millions of tax dollars Texas has been the center of a...

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Unexpected Success for the Ran...

Sep 13, 2011 by

by Talia Leman, youth entrepreneur and founder of RandomKid My grandparents are convinced that I have been an entrepreneur since I...

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When MurdochGate Met ClimateGa...

Jul 20, 2011 by

From Keith Olbermann I’m cross-posting this from our Current website because, well, because. And because the Murdoch...

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Denis Mukwege helps women rava...

Jul 13, 2011 by

A woman arrived at the Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a few years ago weighing just under 62 pounds. Armed...

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Places I’ve Been Along T...

Jul 6, 2011 by

This is part I of a two-part series from one of my favorite story-tellers, John W Strobel III. Be sure to watch next week for the...

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Saving Valentina

Jun 29, 2011 by

From The Great Whale Conservancy Michael Fishbach narrates his encounter with a humpback whale entangled in a fishing net. Gershon...

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Shocking photo created a hero,...

May 18, 2011 by

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from John Blake’s 2004 book “Children of the Movement.” The PBS documentary...

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