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2017 was one of the three hottest years on record, NASA and NOAA scientists say

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Thu, 01/18/2018 (All day)

Even without the help of El Niño, 2017 was a top-three scorcher for planet Earth.

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Before & After: A massive front lawn is transformed into an inviting, low-water landscape

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Wed, 01/17/2018 (All day)

Amber Denker thinks like an artist when it comes to gardening, spending countless hours in her Toluca Lake backyard planting exotics and tropical plants. “It makes me feel like I’m painting my environment,” she explains.

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Foes of L.A.'s new recycling program are pushing for a repeal at the ballot box

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Thu, 01/18/2018 (All day)

Opponents of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s problem-plagued recycling initiative launched a campaign Thursday to dismantle the program, saying they want voters to replace it with a simpler trash system.

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Earth & Energy Extreme Weather Is the Biggest Risk for Humanity in 2018, Say World Leaders

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Thu, 01/18/2018 (All day)

Extreme weather events are the most likely and most severe threat facing humanity in 2018, according to the new Global Risks Report 2018 of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

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20 Uses For Old T-Shirts

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Thu, 01/18/2018 (All day)

T-shirts are a rather ubiquitous clothing item. If you’ve ever played sports, attended a concert, joined Greek life in college or participated in a charity walk, you’ve likely racked up a bunch of them.