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Colombians Celebrate 'Day Without Cars' In Medellin

Colombians Celebrate 'Day Without Cars' In Medellin

AFP (Apr. 22, 2014) — Colombians hop on their bikes Tuesday during the ‘Day Without Cars’ celebrated in Medellin. Under the slogan "Turn off the engine, turn on your heart", a municipal decree prohibited locals of using their private cars today. Duration: 00:40 Video provided by AFP
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Nasa Gives You An Excuse to Post a Selfie on Earth Day

Nasa Gives You An Excuse to Post a Selfie on Earth Day

TheStreet (Apr. 22, 2014) — NASA is inviting all social media users to take a selfie of themselves alongside nature and to post it to Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, or Google Plus with the hashtag #globalselfie. NASA's goal is to crowd-source a collection of snapshots of the earth, ground-up, that will be used to create one "unique mosaic of the Blue Marble." This image will be available to all in May. Since this is probably one of the few times posting a selfie to Twitter won't be embarrassing, we suggest you give it a go for a good cause. Video provided by TheStreet
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Change of Diet Helps Crocodile Business

Change of Diet Helps Crocodile Business

Reuters - Business Video Online (Apr. 16, 2014) — Crocodile farming has been a challenge in Zimbabwe in recent years do the economic collapse and the financial crisis. But as Ciara Sutton reports one of Europe's biggest suppliers of skins to the luxury market has come up with an unusual survival strategy - vegetarian food. Video provided by Reuters
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UN Panel: Time Is Running Out To Stop Climate Change

UN Panel: Time Is Running Out To Stop Climate Change

Newsy (Apr. 13, 2014) — The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change advises humanity to cut 70 percent of current greenhouse emissions by 2050. Video provided by Newsy
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