November 29th, 2010 - Gerald "Gerry" Pugliese
If you live in a city, fresh fruits and vegetables can be hard to come by. Sure, most major metropolises have farmers markets and the stuff is trucked in from nearby farms, but, it’s just not the same as a backyard garden.
Well, that’s changing. More and more city folk are getting together and starting community gardens, take Sydney, Australia for example.
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February 18th, 2009 - Gerald "Gerry" Pugliese
If you haven’t seen it, watch it! A wild koala bear takes a drink from a firefighter’s bottle after he found her helpless and hurting while responding to the massive wildfires that swept through Australia, killing 180 people. It’ll make you sniffle.
The koala, a female named Sam, was rescued and is being treated for second-degree burns on her paws. But while in the animal shelter, she met and fell in love with another kola, named Bob, rescued a few days earlier; Reuters reports.
Sam’s tale of pain, survival and romance, has attracted adoring fans worldwide. She’s even got her own Wikipedia and FaceBook pages. You go girl!
Via National Geographic News.
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