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Here's (Some of) What Science Knows About Dogs

Here's (Some of) What Science Knows About Dogs | Etcetera | Scoop.it
On this National Dog Day, here are some things science knows about dogs.
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Happy National Dog Day! Here's just a few of the interesting things we know about dogs.

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How to Remove Mold and Mildew from Patio Furniture, Cushions, & Umbrellas

How to Remove Mold and Mildew from Patio Furniture, Cushions, & Umbrellas | Etcetera | Scoop.it
Learn how to remove mold and mildew from patio furniture, cushions and umbrellas. Mold and mildew can make your patio furniture unsuitable for seating. If you're like me, you jump at any evidence of d
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Removing mold - a good guide to getting rid of mildew from your outdoor wicker furnishings before it damages the integrity of the set.

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Sleeping Through History – a Timeline of Sleep Culture and Bedding Technology

Sleeping Through History – a Timeline of Sleep Culture and Bedding Technology | Etcetera | Scoop.it
Sleep is one of the most crucial processes we all participate in, and despite the fact that we have spent the majority of our human history trying to devise ways to make our sleeping hours more comfor
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An infographic I researched and built for www.platformbedsonline.com  - my first time making one. Thoguht it would be a fun test, using photoshop and illustrator. Not as good, granted, as an infographic from a professional designer (which runs around $1500 at least these days) but certainly faster, cheaper, and tailor-made to my company's interests. So all in all, I call it a win! :)

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Ethan Loves Dogs - You'll Be Impressed By What This 9yo Does For Dogs

Ethan Loves Dogs - You'll Be Impressed By What This 9yo Does For Dogs | Etcetera | Scoop.it
Ethan Katz is 9 years old and loves dogs. Like a boss, he's helping out the animals he loves.
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Exemplary kindness from such a young person. Knowing you did something good in the world is a greater gift than any birthday present.

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Spreading the Word on Good Deeds

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As Dafna Michealson Explored Americans' Selfless Acts She Found "It Takes a Little Bit of Crazy to Make a Difference"
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Spreading the word on good deeds: there are a lot of people in this country doing great things, none of whom show up on the news. 

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Swedish Scientists Discover that Your Mattress Can Cause Cancer

Swedish Scientists Discover that Your Mattress Can Cause Cancer | Etcetera | Scoop.it
Swedish researchers have concluded that metal spring coils inside mattresses are the cause of increasing rates of breast cancer and melanoma over the past thirty years. During their research, scientis
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Are metal coils in beds linked to cancer? Some studies suggest this may be the case - and if you are already at high-risk, it may be a better option to ditch the metal spring beds and go for tatamis, futons, memory foam mattresses, or platform beds instead.

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These People Got Tasered For A Photoshoot

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Photographer Patrick Hall films people's reactions as they get tased with a handheld stun gun. Here are those reactions in slow-mo video form.
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Tase me, Bro.

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Amazing Costa Rican Hotel Made from an Old Airplane Takes Flight

Amazing Costa Rican Hotel Made from an Old Airplane Takes Flight | Etcetera | Scoop.it
If you have fantasies of living like the Swiss Family Robinson or even the characters in Lost, this airplane turned into a hotel may be just the ticket!
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When I went to Costa Rica with my girlfriend, we stayed at the Chachagua Rainforest Hotel. That place was gorgeous and we had a wonderful time, but I think next time, we're going to have to try this cool hotel out.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson, High School Wrestling Team Captain, Invented a Physics-Based Wrestling Move

Neil deGrasse Tyson, High School Wrestling Team Captain, Invented a Physics-Based Wrestling Move | Etcetera | Scoop.it
We know that Neil deGrasse Tyson was something of a wunderkind during his high school years. If you're an OC regular, you've read all about how Carl Sagan personally recruited Tyson to study with him at Cornell. Deftly, politely, the young Tyson declined and went to Harvard.
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Neil DeGrasse Tyson is an amazing, awesome astrophysicist. Turns out, before he was an astronomer, he was an amazing, awesome athlete. Just an all-around amazing, awesome guy.

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