Walmart kicked off Earth Month with a series of #WinItWednesday contests. The first Twitter-based contest of the month challenged Twitter followers to submit their most creative ideas for keeping the spring garden green and free of pests. Walmart teamed up with Project 7 to judge the April 3, 2013 contest.
After browsing through hundreds of submissions, the winning entries were chosen:
I have been looking everywhere for a cleanse that will get rid of an inection that seems to be a super bacteria. This means it adapts to the antibiotics and even natural remedies. I finally believe I found the true way to eradicate this beast.
If you’re anything like me, you love to snap pictures when you’re outside. It’s a great way to relive the tranquility you get from being outdoors once placed back into reality. It’s also a powerful way to share how you see the world and what matters to you with those near and far!
In an effort to evoke that everlasting sense of appreciation for nature, many environmental organizations engage the public with photo contests – usually with epic prizes. Here are 5 photography contests that might spark you’re inner Ansel Adams:
Most fruits and vegetables produce small amounts of natural toxins which are of no concern when the food is consumed as part of a varied diet and eaten in moderation. The reason for the presence of these plant-produced natural toxins is not always known. In some foods, a toxin is present as a naturally occurring pesticide to ward off insect attacks. A toxin may also be formed to protect the plant from spoilage when damaged by weather, handling, UV light or microbes. Moldy or damaged plants, for example, may contain more natural toxicants than uninfected or undamaged plants
Your First Year of College: 25 Strategies and Tips to Help You Survive and Thrive Your Freshman Year and BeyondSubmitted by Mark Simon on Tue, 2013-04-23 03:07
How to Survive -- and Excel in -- Your College Years
Perhaps you were class president in high school. Or perhaps you were a member of the honor society. You could have graduated in the top percentile of your graduating class; perhaps you were even valedictorian. Maybe your were in the honors program or the International Baccalaureate program. Actually, it doesn't really matter what you did in high school as you make the transition to college. High school success (or lack of it) doesn't automatically apply to college.
No one likes to make mistakes. We know we may not be perfect, but we try not to make too many mistakes – especially what we might consider “stupid mistakes”. College students don’t like to make mistakes either, but they will probably make some – perhaps many – mistakes throughout their college career. It is difficult, as a parent, to watch your college student make what you might consider avoidable mistakes. The problem may not be the mistakes themselves, but the attitude that both parents and students have toward their mistakes.