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Do Fish Have Brains? What About Thoughts and Feelings?

Do fish have brains, thoughts or feelings? We explore the scientific evidence on ethics and environmental impacts of fish consumption. Read more

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4 Life-Changing Reusable Nespresso Pods You Need to Try ASAP

Disposable coffee pods are terrible for the environment. But there's good news: these 4 reusable Nespresso pod brands make an excellent cup! Read more

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Is “No Dig” Gardening the Veggie-Growing Method for You?

No dig gardening has become popular with many — and for a good reason. If you want a less strenuous gardening routine, it may be perfect for you. Read more

Can you use expired sunscreen

Can You Use Expired Sunscreen? Here’s What to Check to be Sure

When the sun is suddenly out and you only have that one bottle of sunscreen from last year — and it's past its expiration date. But can you use expired sunscreen, should you, and is it still better than no sunscreen at all? Read more

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Sunburned Eyes: How to Tell If You Have Photokeratitis

Sunburned eyes can be a painful and sometimes serious injury. Find out more about it and how to avoid damaging your eyes and vision. Read more

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Hiking vs. Trekking: Find Out Which One Is For You

Choosing between hiking vs. trekking can be a difficult decision. Both are great forms of exercise, but how do you tell which one is right for you? Read more

What is a prepper?

What Is a Prepper and Why Is Prepping Gaining Popularity?

What is a prepper — paranoid conspiracy theorist or practical survivor? Decide for yourself with our comprehensive account of preppers and why so many people are prepping. Read more

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Kelp vs. Seaweed: Differences in Habitat, Appearance and Uses

Kelp vs seaweed, is there even a difference? If you think these terms refer to the same plant, you'd be mistaken. Learn about what makes each type of plant unique. Read more