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Equal Pay? Not Even At The Piggy Bank!
If the money is paid out in cash, the difference given to boys and girls is even more pronounced, with boys receiving an average of $18.55 per month and girls getting an average of $15.07.
Humanitarian Crisis Overshadowed By Focus On Administration
SEATTLE (AP) - Eight of the largest U.S.-based aid groups are joining together in a new campaign to address what the United Nations calls the world's largest humanitarian crisis in more than 70 years.
More than 20 million people are at risk of famine in nine African nations and Yemen, but Richard Ste…
Whip It, Whip It Good – Easter In Eastern Europe!
The Blessed Easter season has triggered some unusual customs around the world and www.theguardian.com  reports on a strange one out of the Czech Republic. Feminists cover your eyes. There's an Easter tradition where young men make a baton of braided willow branches and then go about the co…
Would You Pay To Pick Up Polar Bear Poo At The Z00?
There is an old joke that ends with a punch line of  “What? And give up show business?”  As I recall it has something to do with sweeping up after elephants at the circus!
Well, this story is no joke.  If a little “shovel work” is…

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