Garbage Patch Kids

By: Chris Strange

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Photo courtesy http://blog.mywonderfulworld.org/2009/03/the-great-pacific-garbage-patch.html

There is a giant landfill in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Located in the North Pacific Sub-tropic Gyre, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a swirling oceanic wasteland that is twice the size of Texas, 100 feet tall, and home to more rubbish than any landfill on earth.

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Lions’ Health Tips

By: Shirley Jones

About Snoring

Unlike sleep apnea, in which you actually stop breathing, common snoring doesn’t appear to harm your health, but it can make you and others lose valuable rest time. Still, many people appropriately seek treatment for snoring because it can seriously disrupt your sleep, the sleep of a bed partner and cause embarrassment or bodily harm when said bed partner kicks you to make the snoring stop.

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Wisdom In America

By: Shirley Jones

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Photo courtesy http://www.photohome.com/photos/ flag-pictures/american-flag-2.html

Are you familiar with these words of wisdom?

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Treadmills in Every Classroom

By: Kimberly Stevens

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Photo: Students shown here at City Park Collegiate School in Saskatoon take part in a program that incorporates fitness with education.
Photo courtesy http://www.cbc.ca/

It seems to be common knowledge nowadays that exercise has numerous benefits. It’s good for your heart and body...blah blah blah. But is exercise good for learning? Studies are showing that this could be the case.

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Turkey Trivia

By: Shirley Jones

Do you know these turkey facts?

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How the Turkey Got Its Name

By: Shirley Jones

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Photo courtesy http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/
animals/birds/wild-turkey/

There are several explanations for the origin of the name of Thanksgiving's favorite dinner guest.

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