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Ryan listened as his teacher explained that villagers in Uganda were drinking bad water and could have a well with clean, running water for only seventy dollars. As a six year old, this was a lot of money, but he was determined and not only raised the seventy, but half a million and still growing. ... posted on Mar 19 2002, 724 reads

 


The world of nature is so small and interdependent that a butterfly flapping its wings in the Amazon rainforest can generate a violent storm on the other side of the earth. Physicists call this the "Butterfly Effect."... posted on Mar 15 2002, 1,980 reads

 


While the most popular 50 websites are commercial, most of the 3 billion web pages in the world are not. Why? Kevin Kelly's, in Wall Street Journal's article on "The Web Runs on Love, Not Greed" says it's because people love to share.... posted on Mar 14 2002, 1,899 reads

 


More than 3,500 people from 100 countries have joined an online Unity Chain that offers people worldwide the opportunity to share their personal messages of hope and optimism, and add themselves to a virtual human chain that will encircle the globe. For each person who joins the chain, Coca-Cola will donate a dollar to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, up to 100,000.... posted on Mar 13 2002, 898 reads

 


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Three 10-year studies concluded that emotional stress was more predictive of death from cancer and cardiovascular disease than smoking; people who were unable to manage their stress had a 40% higher death rate than non-stressed individuals. ... posted on Mar 09 2002, 750 reads

 


Many impoverished countries, riddled with debts, are stuck in a cycle of poverty. Spearheaded by U2's Bono, the movement to 'Drop the Dept' is quickly gaining worldwide acceptance. ... posted on Mar 08 2002, 890 reads

 


If all 600 muscles in your body pulled in one direction, you could lift 25 tons.... posted on Mar 07 2002, 709 reads

 


In Afghanistan, seven and a half million people face death in a matter of months. That's three times the number of people Pol Pot took years to kill. Thirty-five times the number that died in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, combined. If 5,000 died on September 11, we're talking the equivalent number of deaths to ten World Trade Centers, every day, for 150 days. ... posted on Nov 09 2001, 774 reads

 

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