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Strangers On Plane Throw Impromptu Baby Shower For Adopted Newborn

A couple flying home to California on a Southwest Airlines flight were treated to a surprise and impromptu baby shower while bringing home their newly adopted daughter.

In a Twitter thread that has now been liked over 15,000 times, father Dustin Moore said he was inspired to share the details of the kindness his family experienced from Southwest flight attendants and passengers while bringing their adopted daughter home from Colorado.

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U.S. Ranks No. 39 In World Report On Children’s Health, Safety

A new report shows the U.S. ranks lower than 38 other countries on measurements of children’s health, survival, education, and nutrition. The report, published in the medical journal The Lancet on Tuesday, February 18, ranked 180 countries based on a child flourishing index.

The findings were compiled by over 40 child and adolescent health experts in a commission convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF. Ecological degradation, climate change, and advertising harmful products to youth were just a few of the factors, the report says, that have created an uncertain future for children around the world.

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How Top Companies Like Airbnb Are Improving Sustainability in the Workplace

Do you know any more businesses who are striving to help the planet?

If organizations talking about the environment are starting to sound like a broken record, it’s because the issue has never been more serious than it is today. In fact, it’s been estimated that at least 17 million acres of forests will be lost permanently to city development over the next 50 years.

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How Can You Grow a Successful Small Business?

In today’s world, starting a small business is a process that is ripe with more opportunities than ever before. However, that does not mean that starting a business that is successful is not without its own hurdles, obstacles, and roadblocks. Far too many business owners leap into the world of business without doing the slightest work to ensure that they are prepared for the challenges that lie ahead. The good news is that there are more resources than ever before that you can consult when you’re feeling lost or stuck in growing your successful small business. Here’s our simple guide to growing a successful small business. Let’s get started.

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Everything You Need to Know To Be Prepared for Flu and Cold Season

With cold and flu season upon us, it’s a good idea to remember some of the most important tips and tricks that can help you stay healthy throughout the season. Here’s our simple guide that will show you everything you need to know in order to be ready for this year’s cold and flu season:

 

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Keeping Heating On Low Could Prevent Pipes From Freezing, Experts Say

It’s no secret that winter weather can wreak havoc on your home. But it turns out that cranking up the heat might not be the best solution.

According to UK home interior specialists at Hillarys, you can reduce your risk of frozen pipes by keeping your heating on low at a constant temperature. While you’re away on vacation or traveling, the specialists said, it’s recommended to leave your heating on at 55 degrees at the very least, especially during sub-zero temperatures.

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The Oddest Sports to Ever Feature in the Olympics

Do you have an athletic and active lifestyle? Getting enough exercise is vital for human health. Cardio activities and high-intensity, muscle-burning activities can truly be life-changing. Many of these sports can be performed outdoors, and for those interested, low-impact sports such as fishing are a fine way to get some fresh air. In 2017, for a fairly recent example, some 11.6 million youth participants aged six to 17 took part in fishing across the United States. There is also hiking, rock climbing, and more.

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