50 Years Ago This Saturday, Men Landed on the Moon

Saturday is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, one of the most exciting, nation-defining moments in United States history.

The primary objective of Apollo 11 was to complete a
national goal set by President John F. Kennedy on May 25, 1961: perform a
crewed lunar landing…

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Fourth of July Facts

On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation.

This most American of holidays will be marked with typical
festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family
gatherings and barbecues across…

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It’s Canada Day!

With most of us in the U.S.A. looking toward the Fourth of July holiday this week it’s easy for many to overlook another big North American national day: Canada Day, which happens every July 1st.

As every schoolchild knows, the 13 colonies to the south
revolted against…

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New Vertical Farm Aims to Change the Way People Eat

Vertical farming is about growing more crops per acre by growing up, rather than out, using controlled, self-contained environments (think little greenhouses, reaching toward the sky). It’s an exciting new realm of agriculture since it not only maximizes yield on traditional farmland but opens the way toward farming…

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Millennials Can Help Avoid Blood Shortages

45% of blood donations have historically come from people over 50 years old, but that number is decliningAs more millennials bring their passion to blood donation, they can fill the gap left by aging baby boomersAbbott, the global leader in blood screening, is asking people of all generations to sign…

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