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20 Water Conversation Tips For Kids – You Can Make Difference!

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Did you know that kids can make a very important difference towards water conservation? But first off, why do we even need to know about conserving water? Water is a natural resource that we derive from the Earth. Without it, we would not be able to live! Imagine a world with no water at all. […]
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Maya Angelou Inspired Many Generations

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Tall and regal, with a deep, majestic voice, Maya Angelou defied all probability and category, becoming one of the first black women to enjoy mainstream success as an author and thriving in virtually every artistic medium. Angelou passed away at the age of 86 today. Learn more about this wonderful American poetic icon. Read more about […]
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How Do Wildfires Work?

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San Diego County is under siege by seven wildfires burning. How does a wildfire work? In just seconds, a spark or even the sun’s heat alone sets off an inferno. The wildfire quickly spreads, consuming the thick, dried-out vegetation and almost everything else in its path. What was once a forest be­comes a virtual powder […]
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Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America’s passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family. He was 87. Widely considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes in […]
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