25 Oct '11, 6am

Keep Drugs out of Drinking Water | Care2 Causes

Keep Drugs out of Drinking Water | Care2 Causes

Disposing of old, expired and/or unneeded medications is tricky. You don’t want kids, teens or pets to get a hold of them (or drug abusers for that matter), so you might think the old recommendation to flush them down the toilet is good advice. But this practice solves one problem only to create another: pharmaceuticals in our drinking water. With drugs, it seems, there are always unintended side effects. What to do? On National Take Back Day on this Saturday, October 29, 2011 , you can bring those old drugs to a local collection site near you for safe disposal. The problem of drugs in drinking water already affects more than 40 million Americans according to a 2008 investigation by the Associated Press of water systems in two dozen major metropolitan areas. If more water systems were studied, the number of people affected would surely be higher. Flushing old drugs down th...

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Pet Food Drive | Care2 Causes

Pet Food Drive | Care2 Causes

care2.com 25 Oct '11, 2pm

The second annual Pet Food Drive is kicking off October 30, 2011, just in time for the holiday season. This is a special p...

You can always rely on @patlaw to show you the oddball but damn interesting objects, this time a water faucet

You can always rely on @patlaw to show you the ...

blankanvas.bypatlaw.com 27 Oct '11, 7am

Bring out the redneck in you with this fuckawesome temperature controlled faucet light that turns either red or blue depen...

TSA To Passenger: "Get Your Freak On Girl" | Ca...

care2.com 25 Oct '11, 10am

Knowing people who worked as TSA, they've told me how stressed they are having to do what they sometimes are required to d...

Should Halloween Be Banned From Schools? | Care2 Causes

Should Halloween Be Banned From Schools? | Care...

care2.com 23 Oct '11, 5am

School districts across the US are banning Halloween costumes and celebrations. Elementary school students will not be all...

Autism's Causes: What Do Facial Features Reveal? | Care2 Causes

Autism's Causes: What Do Facial Features Reveal...

care2.com 23 Oct '11, 1am

Might autistic individuals have distinctive facial features, as those with Down Syndrome and fetal alcohol syndrome do? A ...

#MattDamon Wants You To Help Bring Clean Drinking #Water To The World. #CleanWater

#MattDamon Wants You To Help Bring Clean Drinki...

ecorazzi.com 02 Nov '11, 4pm

Matt Damon may not be running for president , but he is changing the lives of millions of people internationally by cleani...

New blog post: Don't Drink Bottled Water! Save ...

shaolintiger.com 26 Oct '11, 10am

Don’t Drink Bottled Water! Save The Planet! October 26th, 2011 by ShaolinTiger at 6:34 PM UTC - 67 views The Story of Bott...

Torture and Abuse in the Niger Delta | Care2 Causes

Torture and Abuse in the Niger Delta | Care2 Ca...

care2.com 21 Oct '11, 9am

Big Oil companies have been notorious for trends of destruction and devastation for decades. Children have been left to ba...

Ricky Gervais Ridicules Down Syndrome on Twitter | Care2 Causes

Ricky Gervais Ridicules Down Syndrome on Twitte...

care2.com 22 Oct '11, 3am

Learning that comedian Ricky Gervais has frequently used the word “mong’”on Twitter was bad enough. Seeing him try to defe...

Knit a Penguin Sweater for New Zealand | Care2 Causes

Knit a Penguin Sweater for New Zealand | Care2 ...

care2.com 21 Oct '11, 7pm

Pick up your needles, knitters. New Zealand’s Little Blue penguins need sweaters. They are victims of the heavy fuel oil l...

40 Baboons Go Trick-or-Treating | Care2 Causes

care2.com 31 Oct '11, 6am

Karen Paolillo and her husband Jean-Roger are quite impressive, especially since it takes a lot of courage to be steadfast...

CP Big Eater Competition contestants down wantons with lots of water

CP Big Eater Competition contestants down wanto...

soshiok.com 26 Oct '11, 9am

Singapore, October 26, 2011 - He had never eaten wontons in his life before. But over the weekend, professional eater Matt...

Guess Who Fell Under Spell of Newborn Fox? | Ca...

care2.com 22 Oct '11, 6am

Cynthia Samuels, currently Managing Editor of Care2, Causes, has been working with blogs and bloggers for six years and ha...

‘Kill the Gays’ Bill Back in Uganda’s Parliamen...

care2.com 26 Oct '11, 6am

The only thing that can be done is to blockade them. Cut off all aid, trade and travel to or from Uganda. South Africa was...

Solar Still makes water purification easy. No filters or electricity needed and purifies 5 liters of water a day!

Solar Still makes water purification easy. No f...

treehugger.com 26 Oct '11, 3pm

The impending water crisis will threaten half of humanity by 2030; limited water supplies have already sparked deadly conf...