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Morgan Freeman Turns His 124-Acre Ranch Into a Bee Sanctuary to Save the Planet

Morgan Freeman Turns His 124-Acre Ranch Into a Bee Sanctuary to Save the Planet

In the last several decades, farmers and scientists have observed a dramatic decrease in the world bee population. In the US, the number of working bee colonies per hectare has declined by 90% since 1962. We are losing bees because of climate changes, pesticides, and an overall reduction in their natural habitats. There are some people who can’t just stand by and keep silent and they are fighting for bees and trying to revive them ... Read More »

Record-Setting 5,000 People Stand in the Rain for Hours to See if They Are a Stem Cell Match for 5-Year-Old Battling Cancer

Record-Setting 5,000 People Stand in the Rain for Hours to See if They Are a Stem Cell Match for 5-Year-Old Battling Cancer

Over 5,000 people left event organizers breathless when they lined up this weekend to see if they were eligible to be stem cell donors for a five-year-old cancer patient. Five-year-old Oscar Saxelby-Lee was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in December. It is an aggressive type of leukemia that causes the bone marrow to release immature white blood cells. ... Read More »

Bring Back Home Economics Class Because Our Kids Lack Basic Life Skills

Bring Back Home Economics Class Because Our Kids Lack Basic Life Skills

Some of you have surely studied Home Economics or Family and Consumer Sciences back at school, classes that taught us the basic skills needed for our daily life.  On the courses, girls learned to sew, cook, manage the budget and finances, while young boys learned to build things, use tools, fix things, etc. According to the Huffington Post: “Home Economics was ... Read More »

The High School Where Learning to Farm Is a Graduation Requirement

The High School Where Learning to Farm Is a Graduation Requirement

A group of teens gathers quietly in the predawn darkness. Dressed in warm clothing, they meet before breakfast to help capture and pack broiler chickens to be taken to a slaughterhouse. They fed, watered, and watched the birds grow; now they prepare them for their final trip. Eventually, the birds will return as meat and be cooked for the teens ... Read More »

US missionary John Allen Chau killed with arrows by remote Indian Ocean tribe

US missionary John Allen Chau killed with arrows by remote Indian Ocean tribe

The death of ‘missionary’ John Chau has been one of the most disturbing stories of 2018. The American was killed by tribesman living on North Sentinel Island – reportedly one of the most remote and isolated communities on the planet. Chau had reportedly journeyed to the Island, which lies off the coast of the Andaman Islands to the south of Burma, ... Read More »