Say Hello to Girl Scout Troop 6000, the first girl scout troop for homeless kids

The confident female youngsters who make up Girl Scout Troop 6000 may not seem especially out of the ordinary, but there’s more to the members than meets the eye. All 22 young members of the troop are residents of the Sleep Inn, a 10-story homeless shelter in Queens, New York City, making Troop 6000 the first girl scout …

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Cheerios Giving Out Thousands of Free Seeds to Help Save the Bees

Bees are amazing insects, not only providing us with honey and beeswax but also providing a vital ecosystem service through pollination.  So what's the story on bees? There are about 20,000 known species of bee in the world today. Many more likely await discovery, yet the current global figure equates to the roughly the combined …

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Rescue Breeds are the only Breeds in San Francisco

San Francisco has recently passed a law enforcing all pet shop owners to only sell rescue dogs and cats. Most animal lovers are horrified at the thought of keeping their beloved family pet in a cage for a second — let alone a week, month or even years. Which is why is why this new …

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Iowa is devoting 1,000 acres of land to save honeybees

Honeybees. The dying race. Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) is a phenomenon first noticed in the USA whereby entire colonies of bees simply died out thanks to hitherto unexplained circumstances. It is also put forward as a possible cause but is dismissed by those in the know. One theory that does hold some water is the …

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South Carolina Fireman Adopts the Baby Girl He Delivered During a Late Night Emergency Call

A South Carolina fireman who delivered a baby during a late-night emergency call has adopted the little girl as his own daughter. Marc Hadden realized during the response that the woman who called would not reach a doctor in time to deliver her baby. So the firefighter, from Myrtle Beach, acted as a midwife himself …

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Meet the Dog That Offers Free Hugs

On a corner of a street in NYC, there is a a five year-old golden retriever who’s become world-famous for her doggy hugs. Her name is Louboutina, named after French fashion designer Christian Louboutin, which seems to fit! It’s not unusual to find Loubie casually standing upright on the streets of New York with her owner, eager to …

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Daycare sign goes viral after encouraging parents to ‘get off your phone’

Juliana Farris Mazurkewicz was picking up her children at a day care in Houston, TX, when she spotted a new sign welcoming her at the door. "You are picking up your child! GET OFF YOUR PHONE!!!! Your child is happy to see you! Are you not happy to see your child??" Farris posted the photo …

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