February 25, 2021

Viral Twitter Thread Reveals Long Helpful List of Acceptable Donations To Food Banks

Food insecurity is a huge problem around the world. As rates of unemployment have soared, families are having trouble making ends meet. That’s where community food banks play an important role; they help those who are struggling and provide them with food and other essential items. Food banks are always in need of donations from those with more means. But what should you donate?

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February 18, 2021

Texans Are Rescuing Cold-Shocked Sea Turtles Stranded on Beaches

Texans are currently facing a brutal cold front and widespread power grid outages. The cold vortex has proved dangerous for both humans and animals—including the sea turtles which reside in the tepid waters of the Gulf of Mexico. These gentle giants are cold blooded and, as a result, they were not able to regulate their body temperatures as the waters chilled this week.

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February 9, 2021

Kenyan Materials Engineer Recycles Plastic Into Bricks That Are Stronger Than Concrete

It's no secret that recycling plastic is good for the Earth. When not recycled, single-use plastics clog landfills and litter city streets. This is a problem across the world, and young Kenyan materials engineer Nzambi Matee grew increasingly frustrated at the waste accumulating in her hometown of Nairobi. She decided to invent her own innovative solution to help promote the circular use of plastics.

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