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This was an interesting study.  The evidence seems to contradict what a lot of us were taught as children.
Hand washing with hot water is unnecessary, says a new study by researchers at Vanderbilt University.
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Hello,
I have an eco-friendly product I would like you to review.  Are you interested in receiving this product to evaluate it.  The product is a revolutionary electronic water saving device for home toilets.  Please let me know if this is something you are interested in evaluating.  The product is not available for sale yet.  The product video can be seen on youtube at Tap-n-Flush Dual Flush Converter - Tapnflush Dual Flush Conversion Kit - Dual Flush Retrofit
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Give this kid some love - he's the future we want!
Zeke is a 10 year-old kid who built himself a custom cafe racer out of a boneyard Honda CB200 with just than a stack of manuals and access to hand tools.
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We really ought to be using more of your garbage...
 
"Even if every single driver in the U.S. switched to #biogas tomorrow, it wouldn’t pull us back from the polluted brink. But, as I see it, we’re not doing anything else with all that #waste, and sourcing from landfills is better than #fracking our communities to extract the pure stuff." 
Called 'Redeem,' the fuel is said to be up to 90 percent cleaner than diesel and 100 percent renewable.
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Front-Row Seats to Climate Change: Increasingly erratic rainfall patterns can lead to declines in southeastern frog and salamander populations, but protecting ponds can improve their plight -- read our blog at http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_top_story/front-row-seats-to-climate-change/?from=title or visit our amphibian research page at http://armi.usgs.gov/

Photo: Courtesy of Alan Cresler. Federally threatened flatwoods salamander at St. Mark's National Wildlife Refuge, Fla.

#USGS   #climatechange   #climatescience   #climate   #frogs   #salamander   #globalchange  
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Migrating waterfowl and amphibians are often the first indicators of how healthy or polluted a water supply is.  This Whimbrel is doing well.
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Love this car. 
 
When I was in middle school, it was quite popular amongst the boys to draw cars. Naturally, though, our interests changed. Nowadays, I don't know anyone who draws cars, but there are of course some people who do it, and who even do it for a living. One such person, Theophilus Chin, ...
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I guess you're all sleeping in?  An earthquake hit off the coast of Japan and sent a one-foot tsunami to the coast.  Early reports indicate little damage and no injuries.
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards
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That's pretty funny.  It was a little larger further up the coast, but not enough to get over the seawalls, apparently.
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It's perfect weather for a cup of tea.  What's better than tea?  Free tea!
Numi Organic Tea is announcing a contest to design their next tea blend and they're also giving away a collection of Numi Organic teas to one lucky reader here at Eat Drink Better!
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We're giving away some canning supplies in honor of National Can-It-Forward Day.
Today is National Can-It-Forward Day. Ball, maker of canning kits, jars, and automatic jam makers, is sponsoring the day. Ball has also been kind enough to give us some goodies for a giveaways to three lucky readers.
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Yum!
 
Want to know the secret to perfect Honey-Wheat Dinner Rolls? Follow our easy steps and you'll be a baker on a roll. http://bit.ly/15lDrau
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It's cliche, but this is my 1st meal back on Earth. The smell is like an old friend.
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Steampunk Game
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Labeling Genetically Engineered Food – Step 2
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Last week, Rep. Kucinich submitted three bills regarding genetically engineered crops and animals. Now, we just have to make sure those bill

Worldwide Drought as of August 2012
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The above image from the Global Drought Monitor shows the extent of the drought worldwide as of August 2012. More than 152 million people ar

Texas Wind Power to Double by 2013
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A new $6.8-million project is expected to help Texas double it's total installed wind power by 2013. The project isn't a wind farm, though.

Wind Map – What is Hurricane Isaac Doing to Our Weather?
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If you're curious what Hurricane Isaac is doing to the wind patterns in the U.S., here's a wind map. One of the most common questions to met

Mysterious Bubbling Sinkhole in Louisiana
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A mysterious bubbling sinkhole about fifty miles south of Baton Rouge, Louisiana has swallowed up full-grown cypress trees and bent a 36-inc

Fresh Food Finder – a Comprehensive Free App for Finding Farmers Markets...
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The Fresh Food Finder joins a growing number of apps that helps you find farmers markets and other local food purveyors. What sets it apart

Say Yes to Saving Turtles
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Say Yes to Saving Turtlesby Beth Lowell The federal government will soon have an important decision to make that could affect the lives of t

Greenwash Alert: Fortune Brands’ Skinny Girl Cocktails Pulled off the Sh...
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Greenwash Alert: Fortune Brands' Skinny Girl Cocktails Pulled off the Shelves of Whole FoodsSkinny Girl cocktails, the brain child of Bethan

Is Organic Agriculture a Myth, or a Viable Reality?
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Please forgive me for the long piece. But as someone with a lot of knowledge about pesticides and their use, and organic, new and novel far

Peach Salsa: A Georgia-Inspired Recipe
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Peach Salsa: A Georgia-Inspired Recipe I just got back from a trip to Atlanta, Georgia where I got to a visit to some outrageous farmer's

BPA Leaching in Reusable Water Bottles
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Bisphenol A (BPA) is an industrial chemical pervasive in plastics. When ingested, it acts as an estrogen and an endocrine-disruptor. Howev

Greenpeace Activists Destroy GM Wheat Trial
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Greenpeace Activists Destroy GM Wheat TrialGreenpeace activists in Australia destroyed a GM wheat trial in Australia. Late at night, thre