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Should You Be Using Make Up?

Take a look at the interesting history of make up. Should you still use it after watching this video? Make up has come a long way from containing dangerous chemicals in the olden days. Nowadays, there are regulations and strict standards for cosmetics. However, you should still be wary of the components of some make up, and also the tendency of make up containers, especially mascara tubes to harbor microbes. If you like this video, share it on facebook and twitter.

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Synthetic Shrimp the Future Of Food

More and more plant-based meat alternatives are entering the market, and one of them is made by New Wave Foods. New Wave has been working on a shrimp substitute that’s made entirely from plant and algae products. The company was founded by two scientists, Dominique Barnes and Michelle Wolf, who wanted to come up with a more sustainable alternative to shrimp farming. Shrimp farms across Asia often destroy mangrove forests and wetland ecosystems – a high price to pay for the number one eaten seafood in the U.S. The average American consumes 4 pounds of shrimp per year – adding to a total of 1.3 billion pounds consumed annually. New…