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Jon Bon Jovi’s Restaurant Serves Up Philanthropy

The Soul Kitchen is a Community Restaurant, a non-profit community program run by the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation. A Community Restaurant is a place where individuals or families can come to eat a hot, nutritious meal in a warm, ...

50 Ways To Help The Planet

Plant a notion "Going green" doesn't have to be a daunting task that means sweeping life changes. Simple things can make a difference.The contents of this list might not be new, but they bear repeating. Sometimes it takes a few ...

Good Samaritan saves baby’s life

■    A Good Samaritan from Macomb County, Mich., saved a baby's life in a dramatic roadside rescue. Ryan Cornelissen, 21, was flagged down in his car by a man whose wife had just given birth on the way to the ...
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Mediterranean diet fights off depression

A Mediterranean diet could be the answer to keeping depression at bay as well as heart disease, suggests new research. The study, which monitored over 15k people, showed that a diet filled with fruit, vegetables, legumes, nuts and olive oil, ...

RETURN TO SENDER

Public urination is a problem in most major cities of the world, but now another town is using technology to “pee back” the perpetrators, so to speak. Authorities in the St. Pauli district of Hamburg, Germany, had the walls in ...
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Only in America

■    Residents of New York City's SoHo neighborhood are now paying a delivery service $100 for a single "Cronut"— a trendy new combination of a croissant and donut.The line at the bakery that makes the coveted pastries begins forming at ...
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What it means to be a brother

The birth order of brothers, says George Howe Colt, is just one of the things that cause them to be so different. History is full of brothers so different that it seems impossible they could have the same parents. A ...

Giant church in shape of shoe in Taiwan

CHIAYI COUNTY, Taiwan - Budai, a township in southwest Taiwan, has built a church in the form of a giant high-heeled shoe, made of metal and blue glass tiles, seeking to  attract more tourists to the area. It is mainly ...

Could we talk with whales?

Human-like sounds made by a captive beluga whale suggest that cetaceans could learn to mimic our voices, and perhaps even converse with us. Researchers at the National Marine Mammal Foundation first noticed in the 1980s that one of their whales ...
How were the white cliffs of Dover England formed

How were the white cliffs of Dover, England, formed?

The white cliffs of Dover located on the southeastern coast of England, are composed of a variety of calcite shells, including single-celled plants called coccolithophores (a type of algae) that formed on the seafloor.  The conditions in the ocean were ...