10 Ways to Save Pollinators and Protect Our Food Supply
You can help save pollinators. Here are ten ways you can directly help pollinators and support National Wildlife Federation’s efforts to protect and restore these critically important wildlife species.
Plastics Recycling is Working: Here's Why (Op-Ed)
There are many misconceptions about recycling, some extending back decades, but U.S. "waste" plastic is now a near-billion-dollar business — and the reason is that recycling works.
5 Powerful Self-Care Tips for Abuse and Trauma Survivors
by Shahida Arabi, originally posted on Self-Care Haven Being a trauma survivor is a challenging journey, but it is also an empowering one. Trauma acts as the catalyst for us to learn how to better engage in self-care and introduces us to endless modalities for healing and expressing ourselves, enabling us to channel our crisis into our transformation. Most importantly, it gives us access to connect with other survivors who have been where we are. It is in these validating communities that we tend to find the most healing, even outside of the therapy space. Here are some tips I’ve lived by that can benefit the healing journey of those who have been through trauma and abuse 1. Positive affirmations In order to reprogram our subconscious mind, which has undoubtedly been affected by…
Here’s a Smart Way to Reduce Gun Deaths That Many Gun Rights Advocates Actually Support
Mass shootings make the headlines, but the majority of all gun deaths—nearly two-thirds each year—are actually suicides. Nearly half the people who kil ...
10 Awesome Egg Recipes for Dinner
Eggs are the All Stars of the breakfast food world. But why not more egg plates in the P.M.? That all changes now.
How Black Books Lit My Way Along The Appalachian Trail
"I can confirm that one does not walk 2,000 miles across the face of this country as a black woman without building up an incredible sense of self."
How to transplant a tree
A gardening expert offers tips for digging up a tree, moving it to its new home and re-planting it — all without killing it.
9 of the world's most amazing trees
Spread among the billions and billions of trees around the world are a few special ones, trees that are, for one reason or another, especially worthy of attenti
Why is no one talking about black women abused by police?
The case of former police officer Daniel Holtzclaw is just the latest example of this disturbing trend
China just landed on the far side of the moon: What comes next?
The lander-rover combo touched down where no human or robot has ventured before. Find out what it's doing there, and what else is headed for the lunar surface.