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Guerrilla Street Signs Show The Intersection Of New York And Hip-Hop

Co.EXIST   
March 30th, 2013

Guerrilla Street Signs Show The Intersection Of New York And Hip-Hop

Artist Jay Shells has traveled through New York City, putting up signs with rap lyrics at the specific places the streets are referred to in the songs, creating a visual map of the city in an original form of art.

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Kurn Hattin Graduate Wins Outstanding Youth In Philanthropy Award

Kurn Hattin   
November 13th, 2012

Kurn Hattin Graduate Wins Outstanding Youth In Philanthropy Award

Lyssa Jackson of Keene, N.H. has been awarded the 2012 Award for Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy by the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Northern New England Chapter (AFP-NNE).

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Smile! It’s Good For Your Heart

GreaterGood   
November 9th, 2012

Smile! It’s Good For Your Heart

Feeling good makes us smile, right? Sure, although a new study suggests the reverse may also be true: Smiles might be good for our health.

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12 Ways You Can Safeguard Your Vote

Yes! Magazine    Yobo Member
November 5th, 2012

12 Ways You Can Safeguard Your Vote

Election Day is right around the corner. Here are 12 tips to make sure your vote is counted.

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The Flip Side of Getting

OdeWire    Yobo Member
October 24th, 2012

The Flip Side of Getting

Giving is what you do when you realize just how much you’re taking.

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How Snowflakes Form Their Intricate Designs

treehugger   
December 20th, 2012

How Snowflakes Form Their Intricate Designs

Ever been curious about exactly how snowflakes form their intricate and beautiful designs? Well, just like no snowflake is shaped the same, no snowflake forms quite the same either.

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The Cooperative Instinct

GreaterGood   
November 11th, 2012

The Cooperative Instinct

Studies provide strong evidence that people, on average, have an initial impulse to behave cooperatively.

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The One Day (Off) When We Can Change The Course of Our Democracy

GOOD   
November 6th, 2012

The One Day (Off) When We Can Change The Course of Our Democracy

Today, one of the top reasons for poor voter turnout is the simple issue of people being too busy or inconvenienced by work to actually make it to the polls on a weekday.

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Restaurant Staff Made up of Deaf Workers

Springwise.com   
October 29th, 2012

Restaurant Staff Made up of Deaf Workers

Atfaluna, a new restaurant in the Gaza Strip, is hoping to break down barriers for deaf people in Palestinian society.

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From Sweden, Anti-Spam Tests ask Questions about Human Rights

Springwise.com   
October 12th, 2012

From Sweden, Anti-Spam Tests ask Questions about Human Rights

Civil Rights Captcha is using anti-spam tests to encourage website visitors to think about global human rights issues.

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