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He plays music to roaring crowds, but his best shows are for a much different audience.

All photos courtesy of Swan Songs. Used with permission.

Freddie Fuller is a country and folk music singer-songwriter who has entertained audiences at venues in and around Austin, Texas. 611 more words


An accident resulted in a plastic-eating mutant that just might save us all.

Plastic has been taking over our world for a while now.

You may not think too much about it , but plastic is a global crisis. 666 more words


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I have the writer’s nemesis: writer’s block. It’s why I have several half-finished stories.

This is a big part of my shame, the parts of me I wish I could surgically remove and join the doer world. 283 more words

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat dedicated his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean . 127 more words


21 images of the best signs from March for Science rallies around the globe.

The second annual March for Science rallies are a call to action. And a showcase for great signs.

In America and other parts of the world, the scientific community has been under assault — and last year, organizers put together the first-ever… 787 more words


'Chocolate forests' are coming to save the Amazon, and all is right with the world.

Fellow chocolate lovers, you’re going to be soooooo giddy about this news .

As someone who maintains a bag of chocolate chips running at all times, I’ve often detected myself bummed out by reports on the chocolate industry. 808 more words


The incredible reason this mom baked 96,000 cookies and hasn't stopped since.

How many cookies should you cook for a fundraiser? 50, 100? Maybe even 500?

Well, when Gretchen Witt, a mother and public relations consultant, was planning her bake marketing, she decided to go big or go home — and set out to bake 96,000. 750 more words