HOW TO VIDEO: Make Delicious Raw Almond Cranberry Christmas Cookies!

Everybody loves sweet treats at the holidays, but many of us who are trying to stay in shape would rather consume healthy sweets packed with protein, good fats, fiber and vitamins than processed grains and sugar. That’s why these amazing RAW COOKIES made purely

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China Bans ‘Foreign Waste,’ causing recycling turmoil in America

When you drop those bottles and plastic containers off to be recycled, do you know where they go? The United States exports around one third of recycling, and almost half of that heads over to China. But China recently decided to ban some solid garbage, saying foreign waste often has too many hazardous or dirty non-recyclable items. This has prompted some waste collection and recycling companies to take items that could have been recycled to landfills.

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13 heirloom gifts that will stand the test of time

A gift that will stand the test of time is one that can be treasured by many people Рnot just the current recipient! Heirloom gifts such as cast iron cookware, pocketwatches, and rare books can literally last for generations if loved and cared for properly,

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This result is of cosmic significance, says scientist of new form of matter

Physicists at the University of Illinois have announced the exciting news that they have discovered a new form of matter known as excitonium. Although theorized more than half a century ago, excitonium was only recently confirmed in experiments by the research team, which also included scientists from¬†University of California and Berkeley, and University of Amsterdam. Excitonium is composed of a type of boson, a composite particle whose unique qualities enable excitonium to serve as a superconductor,…

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America’s first private high-speed train could take 3M cars off the roads

America isn’t exactly known for high-speed train travel. But a new express train project taking off in Florida could change that – and will be the first private, high-speed rail service in the country. Brightline, owned by Florida East Coast Industries, will allow people to travel from Fort Lauderdale to Miami in half an hour, on trains propelled by diesel electric engines.

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Wildfires in California now larger than NYC and Boston combined

The wildfires raging throughout Southern California have now become so fierce and widespread that they in total cover a land area larger than Boston and New York City combined. The Thomas Fire, the largest of the six blazes, now covers 230,000 acres, making it the fifth largest wildfire in modern Californian history. Firefighters are struggling to make progress against the inferno, with containment of the Thomas Fire shrinking from 15% to 10% on Sunday.

The spread of the fire has been…

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Best Made Co. unveils hat made with synthetic spider silk

If you were planning on warming your noggin this Christmas with a beanie made from one of the most groundbreaking materials of our time, I’m afraid you’re clear out of luck. Mere hours after Best Made Co. launched its limited-edition Microsilk Cap of Courage, all 100 of the toppers were completely snapped up.

+ Microsilk Cap of Courage $198

+ Best Made Co.

+ Bolt Threads

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