Michael dEstries


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Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.


Pure Joy: Two Dozen Rescued Ducks Experience Water for the First Time

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Check out this recently uploaded video of two dozen ducks experiencing their first contact with water.

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Watch: Woman VS Black Bear on Porch

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

What would you do if a giant black bear scrambled up your back porch in search of goodies? For one woman, it means a stern talking to. The bear it

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1-Ton Pumpkin Shatters Guinness World Record (Video)

in Entertainment, News, Pop Culture, Top News

For the second time in only a matter of days, the world record for the heaviest pumpkin ever grown has been broken. The first celebration was Thursday night in Deerfield,

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‘Follow the Frog’ Video is Hilarious, Brilliant, and Educational

in Animals, Causes, Environment, News, People, Top News

Many of you have already likely seen the new “Follow the Frog” video by Max Joseph  - but it slipped under the radar for me, so yea. Commissioned by the

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Indian Supermodel Gets ‘Wrapped’ for PETA

in Animals, Causes, Environment, News, Top News

Indian supermodel and actress Anupama Varma is the latest international celebrity to strip down and promote a pro-vegetarian message to the masses. In the ad, which shows Varma wrapped up

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Carnivorous Sundew Plant Catapults Prey Into Traps (Video)

in News, Science, Top News

Most of us might be familiar with the standard sundew carnivorous plant – which sports sticky tentacles to snag bugs. But scientists this week pulled back the curtain on an

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Report: Justin Bieber Went Vegan and Hated It

in Entertainment, Lifestyle, Music, News, Top News

Remember earlier this month when Usher announced he had gone vegan and was actively recruiting his close friend Justin Bieber to do the same? Yea well – supposedly it happened,

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