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What Makes a Rainbow?

What do you call it when the sun shines while it’s raining? According to the 2003 Harvard Dialect Survey, the majority of people in the United States have no term for this phenomenon, but the most common term is a “sun shower.”

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The Role Of Friendship In Making A Difference

Friendship is an awesome power for making ripples. Positive peer pressure can make us plant trees with our friends, while negative peer pressure can make us hate those who are different.

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Do Plants Have Feelings Too?

“But plants have feelings, too!” is a common argument against veganism which defends eating meat.

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Green Wedding Tips

Planning a green wedding, but not sure what to do? You have plenty of options and don’t need to be perfect. Here are a few tips from personal experience that may alleviate some stress.

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What’s That Smell in Northwest Arkansas?

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but a callery pear still stinks whether you call it a Bradford pear, Pryus Calleryana, or “semen tree” as it’s now called.

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Conservation Easements Protect History, Ecology And More

Conservation easements come up fairly regularly in the life of a conservationist.

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Animals in Love II: Courtship Rituals

Human relationships seem to be the most complicated in the world, with courtship possibly lasting years before a pair settles down.

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Animals in Love Part I: Monogamy Myths

If we could talk with animals, we could ask them if they loved that special valentine of theirs, commonly referred to as a mate.

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Money From Harm Or Help: The Eco Entrepreneur’s Dilemma

Between every bite and within every second of our lives comes the question of how to sustain ourselves and our families.

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What Creates Wind?

Northwest Arkansas received quite a lot of wind recently, and spring will bring more in the coming months.