Buzzworthy Bulletins

Can a beverage bottle come back as a designer bag? Could an empty milk jug be your next comb? You’ll be surprised to learn how many ways recycled plastics come back to life all around you when you do your part and recycle! According to the EPA, recycling can help conserve natural resources, reduce waste, prevent pollution, save energy, create ...

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October is Childhood Cancer Awareness month. Every day, 44 kids in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer and one in five (20%) will not survive the disease. And while there are millions of dollars in federal funding for cancer, only four percent of the U.S. federal funding is solely dedicated to pediatric cancer research. Enter our heroes! ...

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October is National Fire Prevention Month, so now is the perfect time to discuss protecting your home and family. Household fires are all too common, with a fire department responding to one every 24 seconds on average. According to The National Fire Protection Association, two-thirds of residential fire fatalities result from fires in homes ...

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Imagine a world where the things we take for granted, just basics needed to grow and thrive, suddenly disappear. For many students and teachers across the country who continually endure classroom cuts – that world is a reality. Fortunately, a program that has long helped supply schools with essentials – to the tune of $780 million in the ...

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Demand for scientists and engineers has never been stronger, but many young people in the U.S. are avoiding science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) because they don’t understand the opportunities, according to a recent Emerson survey. In fact, 42 percent of respondents would have considered a STEM major had they better ...

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What does this say about our culture when an athlete can sexually assault an unconscious woman on campus, receive a unanimous guilty verdict and three felony convictions, yet receive a negligible six months in jail? Perhaps you, like me, are wondering what type of a world are we raising our children in and what can we do about it? ...

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With the recent problems with the water supply in Flint, Michigan, the issues surrounding lead in our drinking water have been brought to the forefront. We've known for some time now that lead is terrible for our health -- that's why we avoid lead paint and our "lead" pencils are actually made out of graphite. But even though we've stripped our ...

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Kids are stinky. Just as certain as the sky is blue, the grass is green, and oatmeal raisin cookies are better than chocolate chip cookies, kids do, have done, and will always do things that create foul odors. Sure, all humans young and old are capable of producing some pretty pungent smells, but adults won't typically be found sweating profusely ...

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Yeah, you read that right. Louiser Chapman and her newborn daughter, Olivia, both died of heart failure -- and then were revived. Chapman, who was 30 weeks pregnant, was at home with her 3-year-old son when her placenta "tore from her womb." According to an article published by Yahoo, Chapman lost over a liter of blood before she was picked up ...

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Raise your hand if you think that paid maternity leave is a great idea. Raise your hand if you love cramps and bloating and all of the pain that is associated with your period. If you raised your hand to the first question, you've qualified yourself to continue reading. If you raised your hand to the second one, then ... well ... I'm not really ...

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