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Village in India Plants 111 Trees Whenever a Girl is Born – Watch the New Video

Typically in Asian cultures, the birth of a girl is considered an unfortunate responsibility because of the dowry system that puts a financial burden on the parents. For this reason, daughters were never as celebrated as sons. But in one village in India, the residents honor the birth of a daughter with a unique ritual […]

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Documentary shines a light on how service dogs are helping veterans heal

When veterans return from combat, many can’t leave behind the terrors they witnessed. In the U.S., roughly 22 veterans commit suicide every day — or one every 65 minutes — according to a report by the Department of Veterans Affairs….

Yankees Hire Climate Activist To Excite Fans About Global Warming

Allen Hershkowitz hopes to make climate change a regular feature on the sports pages of American media whether fans like it or not. And the new environmental science adviser for the New York Yankees hopes to convince people to embrace…

How exercise can make you happier

A swimmer runs with relish toward the Atlantic Ocean in Devon, England, in July 1926. (Photo: Fox Photos/Getty Images) The human body is meant to move. We’re all athletes at heart, fine-tuned by natural selection to run across savannas, leap…

Study examines theory on menopause age and symptom severity

(Wiley) A recent theory states that women enter menopause at different ages and have varying extents of symptoms due in part to residence patterns after marriage — or whether couples disperse to live with paternal or maternal kin. Investigators found little support for this theory in a study of four ethnic groups in China, however. The findings are published in Ecology and Evolution.

Reflections on memory, human rights, the Chile Coup, and implication for climate action

So today I went along to Todas las Mujeres Contra todas las Violencia (All women against all violence) Hosted by Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos (Museum of memory and human rights) in Santiago, Chile. It made me…

Fitness&Well-Being

Marriage isn't the ticket to better health after all

Times change — and people change with them. Which is why it’s important that we revisit conventional wisdom, the stuff we think we know. For example, being single now is a different experience today than it was in the past….

Marriage isn't the ticket to better health after all

Times change — and people change with them. Which is why it’s important that we revisit conventional wisdom, the stuff we think we know. For example, being single now is a different experience today than it was in the past….

Why you should talk to your plants

It’s never been a better time to be a Plant Parent. There are Instagram handles devoted to houseplant trends, designer watering cans, custom plant delivery services, moisture sensing kits, and now — bedtime stories for plants. This new book for…