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Day: March 1, 2019

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Harvard Study Finds That Having No Friends Is Just as Bad For You As Smoking

by Jade Small We all know how bad smoking is, but researchers at Harvard University have found a link between blood clotting protein levels caused by loneliness, and are suggesting that having no friends is probably just as deadly as smoking, making you more susceptible to strokes and/or heart attacks. Being alone and not socializing …

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Matavenro – The Tiny Eco Village That’s Completely Off Grid

by Jade Small  All Images by Kevin Faingnaert Matavenro is an eco village set high in the mountains of North West Spain. People who want to live harmoniously in nature have been living there since 1989. Photographer Kevin Faingnaert visited Matavenero in 2015 to photograph their way of life. He spent a total of 3 weeks in Matavenero, …

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Rhino Poachers Eaten Alive By Lions On South African Wildlife Reserve

  The 30 square miles of nature known as the Sibuya Game Reserve is located in the South African province of Eastern Cape. Here, you can see the five biggest game animals in Africa: lions, rhinos, elephants, buffalos, and leopards. It is also home to a vast diversity of other animals. Because of this, over …

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Dead Humpback Whale Mysteriously Turns Up In The Amazon Rainforest

by Jade Small I think Robert Ripley would have enjoyed this one.  So how did this carcass end up in the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest? Quite a few ideas floating around… Humpback whales migrate thousands of kilometres yearly, across most our oceans which includes the opening to the Amazon basin although in this case at the wrong …

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Adorable Little Boy With Down Syndrome Nicknamed ‘Smiley Riley’ Has Landed Modelling Job

by Jade Small Meet Riley Baxter, also known as ‘Smiley Riley’, he’s making waves and melting hearts with his adorable ,modelling job images for the Jools Oliver Little Bird range. The four-year-old, from Rochester, Kent, might have Down Syndrome but that’s never held him back. Riley’s parents, Stuart and Kirsty, were worried the world would …

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