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kyshakespeare:

Happy Bardsday!

kyshakespeare:

Happy Bardsday!

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In honor of Earth Day…
50 UNESCO natural World Heritage Sites
Pictured: Peru: Huascarán National Park

In honor of Earth Day…

Pictured: Peru: Huascarán National Park

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Spot on.

Spot on.

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pbsnature:

Happy #EarthDay! Who needs a composting refresher? http://to.pbs.org/1repaaI

pbsnature:

Happy #EarthDay! Who needs a composting refresher? http://to.pbs.org/1repaaI

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msnbc:

Republicans in states across the country are refusing to accept the free federal money that could expand health care access to some of their neediest residents by expanding Medicaid, and that battle is heating up in Louisiana.

msnbc:

Republicans in states across the country are refusing to accept the free federal money that could expand health care access to some of their neediest residents by expanding Medicaid, and that battle is heating up in Louisiana.

(via cognitivedissonance)

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Tales of Limoncello and Chicken Smugglers

Foodie tales from around the world

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quickhits:

Chart of the Day: Wind Turbines Don’t Kill Very Many Birds.

well, there goes that myth…
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The Constitution should be changed so EVERY American is required to have a background check to buy a gun, says retired Supreme Court Justice

In response to the Newtown tragedy, Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has called for amendments to the Constitution which would allow Congress to force state participation in gun checks, while a second would change the Second Amendment to permit gun control.

Additional changes, detailed in his new book, ‘Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution,’ would abolish the death penalty, make it easier to limit spending on elections and rein in gerrymandering of electoral districts.

Stevens said in an interview that the Newtown, Connecticut, shootings in December 2012 made him think about doing ‘whatever we could to prevent such a thing from happening again.’ Twenty first-graders and six educators were killed.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2610105/Retired-justice-proposes-changes-Constitution.html#ixzz2zddspGbW 

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Numbers on the board: The Gulf Coast, four years after the BP disaster

  • 900: Bottlenose dolphins found dead or stranded in the oil spill area since the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded
  • 500: Sea Turtles found dead or stranded near the oil spill area between 2011 and 2013
  • 20 percent: Portion of the Gulf’s bluefin tuna exposed to oil while in their larval stage
  • 82 percent: Population decline in bluefin tuna since the 1970s due to overfishing

On Earth Day, some sobering statistics…Read on.

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Happy Earth Day!
Want to attract bees? This is how nature will dress you!

Happy Earth Day!

Want to attract bees? This is how nature will dress you!

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Reposar en paz, Maestro…

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8 Million enrolled!! Yeah!!!


And the NRCC, not to be outdone, tweets…
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NRCCVerified account‏@NRCC
No, we can’t. RT @ZekeJMiller: Obama: “I think we can all agree that it’s well past time to move on.”
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8 Million enrolled!! Yeah!!!

And the NRCC, not to be outdone, tweets…

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No, we can’t. RT : Obama: “I think we can all agree that it’s well past time to move on.”

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