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How to start a community fundraiser for breast cancer

Did you know you can organize and implement a community fund raiser to fight breast cancer? Here's a quick guide to the steps you need to take.

World War I: The Global Revolution

In his new book, "World War I: The Global Revolution," Dr. Lawrence Sondhaus moves beyond dusty European history lessons to explore the war as a launching point for the political, social and technological forces that have shaped the 20th and 21st centuries.

Beginning falconry requires important paraphernalia

If you want to take up falconry as a hunting sport or hobby, there is an important list of equipment you need along with required permits and training. Here’s a short list of paraphernalia used in falconry training.

Book Review: The Long History of Health Care Reform through Cartoons

Healthcare Reform is not a new issue. Featuring more than 200 examples of the century’s best political art, a new history of health care reform provides an entertaining review of 100 years of partisan wrangling over medical insurance.

Explore environmental volunteer opportunities as a way to share your love of nature

With more time on your hands, share your love of nature through environmental volunteer opportunities. Teach at a children education center or go on an environmental volunteer vacation.

Is it worth buying the iPhone 5?

Deciding to buy iPhone 5 is a good choice if you use smartphone apps and abilities. It's expensive if you just make and receive calls, only.

Feeding the kid inside: 5 low impact games you can play with the grandkids

Ideas for some fun, low impact games to play with your grandkids that they will enjoy and that can feed the kid inside of you, too.

The Saint Who Would Be Santa Clause

THE REAL STORY OF SANTA — AND WHY HE BECAME A SAINT

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60 years since "Checkers"

How a dog saved a vice presidential candidate

Get that iPhone 5 to Diagnose Ear Infections?

Soon, parents may be able to skip the doctor’s visit and receive a diagnosis without leaving home by using Remotoscope, a clip-on attachment and software app that turns an iPhone into an otoscope.

Passing down your skills: How to volunteer your dance floor skills to the young

If you enjoy dancing, share those dance floor skills with the young. You can participate in community service opportunities as a dance teacher.

How Do You Build a 17th Pipe Organ in the 21st Century?

Cornell University has built a 17th Century Barque Organ

The benefits of core strength from Pilates

Pilates is a low impact exercise routine that focuses upon strengthening your core muscle strength. Benefit from Pilates to improve posture and reduce potential for injuries.

How to volunteer for a runaway kids hotline

Our kids are the future and when they run away, they'll be needing help to show them that adults are not all bad. Here's how you can volunteer to help.

Smithsonian Snapshot: Crayola Crayons, 1903

This Smithsonian Snapshot celebrates the back-to-school season with an original pack of Crayola Crayons.