Facebook Applications Leak Personal Data

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Yesterday, Facebook acknowledged that a handful of applications were transmitting, and likely selling, private user data to outside companies. This violates Facebook’s privacy policy, but more importantly, the privacy of its users. The applications included all ten of the most popular Facebook applications, such as games like FarmVille and Mafia Wars. Facebook has responded by… Read more »

Mother Tongues Organic Cotton T-Shirts

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Mother Tongues sells all sorts of wonderful organic cotton t-shirts. The shirts are made from 100% organic cotton, which saves 1/3 of a pound of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. And Mother Tongues the recipient of an EcoBold Award, as bestowed by Steffany. Check out Mother Tongues website for more info, and if you want one,… Read more »

Recall: 10 Million Fisher-Price Toys

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Toymaker Fisher-Price is recalling more than 10 million tricycles, toys, and high chairs. The biggest of them is a recall of 7 million Trikes and Tough Trikes toddler tricycles, which have protruding plastic parts that have injured kids, giving them cuts that required stitches. Fisher-Price is also recalling 1 million Healthy Care, Easy Clean, and… Read more »

Made from Earth's Green Skincare Line

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Check out Made for Earth’s cruelty-free, vegan skincare products. And Steffany even got a coupon code for 25% off — type in ECOBOLD when you checkout at Made from Earth’s website. You can see more green reviews at Steffany’s website EcoBold.

Numbers Show that Texting Bans Have Led to More Car Accidents

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Despite the growing prevalence of texting-while-driving bans, new research reveals that the number of car crashes are still rising. Currently, 30 states have anti-texting legislation, but the lack of enforcement has done little to actually make those laws effective. Comparing collision rates in California, Louisiana, Minnesota, and Washington before and after anti-texting laws were established… Read more »

3 Reasons Schools Should Ban Chocolate Milk

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With Michelle Obama’s war against childhood obesity, school cafeteria’s across the country are working to make their lunch menus healthier. The Washington Post‘s Petula Dvorak thinks a good step is banning chocolate milk. Why? Three main reasons: It doubles the amount of sugar in a cup of milk, and increases the number of calories from… Read more »