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Good News in History, July 23

    35 years ago on this day, the International Whaling Commission decided to end commercial whaling following more than a decade of public pressure. Some countries who were previously major whaling forces, like the United States, became strong proponents of the anti-whaling convention. More than 25 countries joined together

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Good News in History, July 23

    35 years ago on this day, the International Whaling Commission decided to end commercial whaling following more than a decade of public pressure. Some countries who were previously major whaling forces, like the United States, became strong proponents of the anti-whaling convention. More than 25 countries joined together

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Mom’s Reaction When She Finds Toddler Playing in Room Full of Baby Powder

Word to the wise: keep baby powder out of the reach of children. The powder, especially if it contains talc, should not be inhaled. Sheila Boevers learned this lesson the hard way when she walked in on her 18-month-old daughter Juliann playing in a bathroom full of baby powder. At

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Good News in History, July 22

  Happy 85th Birthday to Tom Robbins, the American author whose novels, such as Jitterbug Perfume and Still Life With Woodpecker, are much beloved. His wildly poetic stories have a strong social and philosophical undercurrent, an irreverent bent, and scenes extrapolated from careful researching of bizarre facts. In 2000, Robbins was named

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Boy Trips, Falls and Discovers Rare Million-Year-old Fossil

This 10-year-old boy is being credited with the discovery of a rare fossil buried deep in the New Mexican desert. Jude Sparks and his family were exploring the Las Cruces desert back in November when he tripped on a protruding substance that was jutting out from the rock. When Sparks fell

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UPDATE: Afghan Girls Twice Denied Visas Just Won Silver Medals

These Afghan girls who were twice denied visas to the United States were just given silver medals in recognition of their perseverance and cultural triumph. The high school students were competing in the First Global Challenge – a robotics competition based out of Washington D.C. Despite not being from any

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Watch This Rare Baby Elephant Bringing Joy to a Mexican Zoo

This little newborn elephant isn’t just astonishingly cute – he is also a victory for conservation. The 242-pound baby has become the first African elephant to arrive at the Puebla’s Africam Safari zoo near Puebla, Mexico. WATCH: Bear Literally Can’t Stop Jumping For Joy After Being Rescued  He is the product of

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