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Thousands of years ago, the first human settlement that resembled today's cities was established. It was called Uruk, and it was built by the Sumerians, a civilization long since gone. Since then, thousands of cities have developed all over the world, offering a safe home for generations of humans.

Lots of people love to go to Farmer's Markets - me included. That's not at all surprising considering the fact that there is nothing like the taste of freshly picked, locally grown produce! But, in many parts of the world, fresh fruits and vegetables are really hard to come by in the Winter months.

Since its very first issue in 1888, National Geographic Magazine has provided us with some of the most beautiful and amazing photos of nature from all over the world. Below are 6 of their photos that I believe are the most exceptionally rare.

Most of our blogs center around trees, forests, and places where trees grow. Makes sense, right? We're tentree - we plant 10 trees for each item purchased in our store. But sometimes it's fun to look at other, perhaps less treed parts of the world.

When most people think about Antarctica, they think of a frozen, desolate, uninhabitable place. It's not! While Antarctica may not house many vertebrates, it is home to thousands of species of plant and marine life! The number of people who inhabit Antarctica ranges from around 1000 in the Winter to 5000 in the Summer.

Energy costs money, but it costs the environment so much more. Renewable energy is growing in popularity, and it's an enormous step up from fossil fuels in terms of environmental impact, but it's far from perfect. Reducing how much energy you use is more important than the kind of energy you use. Here are 10 inexpensive and sometimes free things you can do to save big.

Just like the scientific discoveries of teflon, the pacemaker, and the microwave, the discovery of a caterpillar that eats plastic was accidental. Biologist Federica Bertocchini was tending to her beehives and used a polyethylene shopping bag to keep out pests like the wax worm, which is also known as the larvae of the moth Galleria mellonella.

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