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9 Activities To Celebrate World Oceans Day on June 8

June 8 is World Oceans Day! We’ve gathered a list of ideas to help you celebrate and protect the world’s oceans...
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What a drag queen can teach you about self-confidence

Taking a moment from their new "Dead Inside" comedy world tour, Bianca Del Rio offers expert advice on authenticity, confidence, and managing life onstage and off.
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These are the 5 best hybrids & electric vehicles of 2024, according to Edmunds

These are picks of the best cars, trucks, and SUVs of 2024, according to Edmunds’ independent review. And the good news is that they’re all more eco-friendly than their gas-powered competitors.
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These 5 interactive websites help kids and adults understand the horrors of the Holocaust

As troublesome as somestatistics may be in terms of what they show about how little people know about the Holocaust, there’s another aspect to Holocaust knowledge that often goes overlooked.
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Calls for divestment from apartheid South Africa gave today's pro-Palestinian student activists a blueprint to follow

By calling out complicity on the part of colleges, corporations, and the government in South Africa’s system of apartheid, student activists were able to show that demands for divestment could be a concrete and effective form of protest.
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Carmakers are making more hybrid vehicles than ever. Here's who is dominating the eco market

Demand for hybrid vehicles is surging, and carmakers are quickly shifting gears to stay relevant in the market.
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June: Awareness Months & Holidays for Causes

The ultimate calendar of June’s awareness days, national months, and more...
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Instead of 'No Mow May,' help pollinators by adding native plants to your yard

It’s a simple idea: Stop mowing your lawn in the month of May to let flowers in the lawn, such as dandelions and clover, grow and support bees and other pollinators. But what is the alternative?
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New entry permit requirements make visiting these 6 national parks easier and less crowded

According to reports from the National Park Service, destinations like Arches and Rocky Mountain National Parks have seen record visitation numbers in recent years, resulting in unprecedented overcrowding.
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Want to support veterans? Follow these 4 tips to find (actually) good charities

Many Americans donate to charities that help military veterans as a way to honor them for their service to the country. It can, however, be daunting to choose from the more than 8,000 such groups operating nationwide.
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Veterans dressed in military uniform plant flags at cemetery on Memorial Day

Sometimes the best medicine for a veteran is the company of another veteran

Many veterans suffer lifelong anguish over the loss of their brothers and sisters in arms. For them, Memorial Day is a day like every other day — a day they remember those who died at war.
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How the Gaza humanitarian aid pier traces its origins to discarded cigar boxes before World War II

Built by the U.S. military and operated in coordination with the United Nations, aid groups and other nations’ militaries, the pier can trace its origins back to a mid-20th century U.S. Navy officer who collected discarded cigar boxes to experiment with a new idea.
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