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Arugula (Eruca sativa) can fight gastric ulcers

Thu, 14 May 2009 19:19:11 PDT

(image) When you make your next salad, be sure to add lots of arugula. A research team from Saudi Arabia have found that an extract of the salad green called arugula (also known as Rocket, or Eruca sativa) has gastric ulcer fighting properties.

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Sign Petition: National Holiday For Native Americans

Thu, 12 Mar 2009 15:46:48 PDT

(image) Indian governments and the people they represent are requesting that the federal government bring about a National Holiday for Native Americans to be celebrated by all citizens of America and people around the world.
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Watch the Video: 17 Plants that Poison Pets

Fri, 13 Mar 2009 07:49:55 PDT

(image) Mark your calendars, people! Sunday, March 15 kicks off National Poison Prevention Week—a perfect time to learn what’s poisonous to your pet. In 2008, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center handled more than 140,000 cases of pets exposed to toxins, many
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International Women's Day

Thu, 05 Mar 2009 12:25:03 PST

(image) Photos from around the world of womyn protesting for equality put to music
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Say NO to Violence against Women

Thu, 05 Mar 2009 12:32:07 PST

(image) Nicole Kidman thanks everyone who Said NO to Violence against Women during the year-long campaign. Includes a montage of videos and photos from around the world.

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Elephant Circus Performances: Outdated and Cruel

Thu, 12 Mar 2009 21:50:23 PDT

(image) Care for the Wild International is greatly dismayed to announce the return of elephants to a UK circus tour. The decision by the Great British Circus (GBC) to feature performances by one African and two Asian elephants in 2009 has turned the clock back
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13th may be lucky day for shelter's black cats

Thu, 12 Mar 2009 22:10:39 PDT

(image) Chattanooga, Tenn. - Friday the 13th may seem like a bad day to adopt a black cat -- you know, witches, magic, bad luck, yadda yadda.

But you can save $87 by taking a black cat home from the McKamey Animal Care and Adoption Center Friday through Sunday
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The Idiot’s Guide to Destroying the Economy: a 12-Step Program

Thu, 12 Mar 2009 22:16:25 PDT

(image) It’s amazing, isn’t it,how much progress the President has made in less than two months?Five days before the election,he told his followers that they were that many days away “from fundamentally transforming the U.S. of America.” Poor things.Fat chance.
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Prince Charles celebrates British Muslim talent

Sat, 29 Nov 2008 06:21:43 PST

(image) Britain's Prince Charles and Princess Badiya Bint El Hassan of Jordan arrive at the Natural History Museum to honor the achievements and positive contributions made to society by young emerging Muslim talent, on November 26, in London.
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NY racehorse owners willing to spend a bit to save lives (NY)

Tue, 18 Nov 2008 20:51:39 PST

(image) There are many caring owners in the Thoroughbred world. And not just at the top end of the sport. Owners of the less expensive brand want what is best for their horses too. The Standardbred people are right there with them.

It is always good to see
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Experts fear that Pudget Sound Resident Orcas will become Extinct!

Wed, 19 Nov 2008 10:53:20 PST

(image) This is a very unpleasant thought. I wish and pray that health and abundant food comes back into the sound which is in peril. The residents are lacking proper food, filled with toxins and the population is depleted... what can we do?
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Voodoo on the Vine: Biodynamic wine making

Thu, 20 Nov 2008 21:10:04 PST

(image) The only problem (for those who care) is that biodynamic wine making involves a maddening, paradoxical mixture of scientifically sound farming practices and utterly ridiculous new-age mysticism.
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Loca judge- abuses-power-sentencing 23 yr old to over-a century in prison

Fri, 14 Nov 2008 22:08:54 PST

(image) Judge Joseph E. Spruill (retired) sentenced Ricky S. Kiser to 120 years in prison, basing his decision on making an example for the community.
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Video: The Girl Effect

Thu, 04 Sep 2008 17:16:54 PDT

(image) The Girl Effect: Powerful social and economic change brought about when adolescent girls in the developing world have an opportunity to participate in their society and be a powerful force of change for themselves, their families, communities and nations.
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Gorilla Protection » Over 1,000 Congolese troops leave Virunga for good

Wed, 03 Sep 2008 18:22:38 PDT

(image) Very Important read for all my GORILLY LOVERS!!!!

Over 1,000 Congolese soldiers have left Virunga National Park, with their families - so that is about 6,000 people in total - for good.

This is GOOD news!

Your Gorilly
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Stop Capture of Wild Macaques in Japan for Use in Laboratory Research - Please send letter

Thu, 28 Aug 2008 16:00:47 PDT

(image) Tragically, the Ministry of Environment in Japan currently allows thousands of snow monkeys to be killed each year. Now they are considering allowing the live capture of snow monkeys for laboratory research. We cannot let this happen. Please send letters
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BBB Reports Americans’ Trust in Business has Dropped in 13 of 15 Industries Examined

Fri, 29 Aug 2008 17:26:43 PDT

(image) Least trusted are auto dealers and real estate brokers, but banks are quickly losing consumers’ trust, the Better Business Bureau said.
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Life isn't 2D, so why should our encyclopaedias be? – Proteopedia

Mon, 25 Aug 2008 12:01:19 PDT

(image) Rather than relying on text to provide the understanding of biomacromolecule structures, a collaborative website called Proteopedia now provides a new resource by linking written information and three-dimensional structural information.
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Brain Study Could Lead To New Understanding Of Depression

Mon, 25 Aug 2008 11:47:16 PDT

(image) Brain scientists have moved a step closer to understanding why some people may be more prone to depression than others.
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Biological Chips For Disease Detection, Drug Discovery, Now Easy To Make With New Method

Mon, 25 Aug 2008 11:44:24 PDT

(image) Scientists have developed a new and fast method for making biological ‘chips’ – technology that could lead to quick testing for serious diseases, fast detection of MRSA infections and rapid discovery of new drugs.
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Researchers define characteristics, treatment options for XXYY syndrome

Mon, 25 Aug 2008 01:46:16 PDT

(image) 48,XXYY syndrome was initially considered a variant of Klinefelter’s syndrome. Nowadays, it's accepted as a distinct clinical and genetic entity. Lack of comprehensive information about the syndrome is what drove the current study.
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Happiness 'can protect against breast cancer', research shows

Sat, 23 Aug 2008 20:49:15 PDT

(image) Researchers questioned women about their life experiences and evaluated their levels of happiness, optimism, anxiety, and depression prior to diagnosis.
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MADD'S petition

Thu, 21 Aug 2008 21:41:26 PDT

(image) Kathy C. is having a problem posting news, so this is done for her. MADD has a campaign to contact the college presidents who support changing the legal drinking age to 18. If you want the age to remain 21, viit this site and sign! THANK YOU!
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The Horse Rescue Foundation, Inc.

Thu, 21 Aug 2008 19:47:53 PDT


We are in existence to save and rescue slaughter bound equines of all kinds...horses, donkeys and mules.

Our goal is to have our own rescue ranch where horses can heal and not be afraid of what the future may hold for t
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BLM Pushing to Remove Horses in Cloud's Herd~important message from Ginger Kathrens

Fri, 22 Aug 2008 18:42:52 PDT

(image) "Please contact your Congressional Representatives and Senators, urging them to step in to protect the herd. We urge you to contact the BLM in Washington, DC and in Billings to voice your opinions. Do whatever you can as quickly as you can."
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Spitz, once the star, upset over Beijing snub

Mon, 11 Aug 2008 12:57:12 PDT

US swim legend Mark Spitz won't be on hand in Beijing if Michael Phelps breaks his record of seven gold medals at a single Olympics—because, he says, no one bothered to invite him
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Spitz made Olympic image pay off and endure

Sun, 27 Jul 2008 18:13:26 PDT

(image) This was a few minutes before 6 a.m. Friday, and Mark Spitz was getting ready to be Mark Spitz, which pretty much has been his day job since 1972 -- the year he swam really, really fast seven times and caught the crest of a name-branding wave.
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Incredible Injustice for Indigenous Women

Thu, 07 Aug 2008 12:40:26 PDT

(image) 1 in 3 Native American women will be raped in her lifetime. "It is a staggering legacy for women to 'fully expect to be raped,' as one elder stated in the report, because they are Indian."

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Sahasrara - The Seventh Chakra VIDEO

Mon, 21 Jul 2008 04:17:53 PDT

(image) vibrates at a much higher frequency, akin to the speed of light, suited more to the spiritual realms with which it
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A Smuggled Owl named Athena, story hatches years later

Thu, 17 Jul 2008 11:15:29 PDT

(image) The San Francisco zoo has reported that an owl in their care egg was smuggled into the coutnry disguised as an Easter Egg. Athena, A Eurasian Eagle Owl Story is hatched. Apparently Corrupt Falconers managed to get this egg smuggled into the country
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Stop Abuse of Thailand Begging Elephants and more!

Sat, 28 Jun 2008 08:26:06 PDT

(image) 105 photos in this collection with many comments, how you can help stop this. Please look and forward this info everywhere. SEE ALL 105 PHOTOS, TAKE ACTION TO STOP THIS ABUSE. These baby elephants should be with their mothers, in their habitat now gone..
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Campaign to end slavery in our lifetime

Thu, 26 Jun 2008 02:44:17 PDT

(image) 27 million people are enslaved today!not for sale is a campaign of individuals, musicians, artists, people of faith, businesses, schools, & sports teams, united to stop it. Everyone's welcome.
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Human trafficking must end

Thu, 26 Jun 2008 02:27:01 PDT

(image) Will human trafficking, as it is now known, ever end? Equally important, does anyone care?
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Four children rescued from trafficking in Oakland,CA

Thu, 26 Jun 2008 02:15:16 PDT

(image) They were saved as part of a nationwide prostitution sting involving underage girls.Nearly 400 adults were arrested and 21 children were rescued, including four off the streets of Oakland, California.
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God Darn smart Birds, The intelligence of Ravens (a Video must see)

Sat, 21 Jun 2008 16:24:01 PDT

(image) Well I am a bit biased being it is my namesake. Yet they are truly smart. This video so much captured my attention you have to see it. Berndt Heinrich who wrote Mind of the Raven narrates.. Ever since I worked with a captured injured Raven I am in Love!
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Gorilla Protection » Tourists Visit Virunga Gorillas Illegally

Sat, 21 Jun 2008 09:18:42 PDT

(image) OMG...NO WAY!!!!!!!!!

Tourists Visit Virunga Gorillas Illegally!!!!

This pisses me off so bad. They are putting my beloveds at such risk!!!!!!!!!!

Big Gorilly Hugs....
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protect Mato Paha/Bear Butte petition

Sun, 08 Jun 2008 04:33:10 PDT

(image) Bear Butte is a sacred mountain located eight miles east of Sturgis, South Dakota. It is registered as a National Historical Landmark. Also take a look at
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Wed, 04 Jun 2008 11:06:16 PDT

(image) An invitation to experience 5 minutes of complete relaxation and at the same time feast upon the beauty of the night sky.
The music is free to download. Copy and paste this link into your browser
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Miracle Fruit: The Psychedelic Berry That (Legally) Rewires Your Senses

Mon, 02 Jun 2008 08:47:07 PDT

(image) Imagine drinking Tabasco sauce and thinking it tasted like a sugary glaze, or drinking a bitter beer that your taste buds are certain is chocolate. Imagine having a magic pill that could turn lemons into candy. Well, you don’t have to imagine...
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Serotonin may affect our sense of fairness, scientists report

Sat, 07 Jun 2008 01:32:06 PDT

(image) The findings highlight why some of us may become combative or aggressive when we have not eaten.The research also provides insight into clinical disorders characterized by low serotonin levels,such as depression & obsessive compulsive disorder.
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Toads take toll on crocodiles

Fri, 06 Jun 2008 15:07:46 PDT

(image) SCIENTISTS have finally proven cane toads are croc-killers, having cut a swathe through a population of northern Australia's fresh water crocodiles.

For years toads, which are highly poisonous and have caused the decline of several native animals such
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Nationwide Shortage of Rabies Vaccine

Fri, 06 Jun 2008 21:01:55 PDT

A nationwide shortage on rabies vaccines announced this week. But it doesn't affect your pet, it affects you.

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Circadian math: 1 + 1 doesn't always equal 2

Sat, 07 Jun 2008 01:03:46 PDT

(image) New research shows that when it comes to the circadian system,not all light exposure is created equal.The findings have profound implications for exploring how lighting could be used to adjust our bodies’ clocks,& redefine the way lighting is manufactured
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Wildflower Extracts Easily Kill MRSA Superbug

Fri, 06 Jun 2008 11:01:26 PDT

(image) (NaturalNews) Extracts from two Eurasian wildflowers are highly effective at killing the superbug methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA),
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Holodeck 1.0? Star Trek-style 3-D Displays Make Their Debut

Fri, 06 Jun 2008 02:53:21 PDT

(image) The HoloVizio is a 3-D screen that will allow designers to visualize true 3-D models of cars, engines or components. Better yet, gesture recognition means that observers can manipulate the models by waving their hands in front of the screen.
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