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Katrina.Com Becomes Hurricane Relief Hub

Katrina.Com Becomes Hurricane Relief Hub

What do you do when your website has same name as a major hurricane that has devastated areas in several states? That was the question facing Katrina Blankenship. She owns the domain katrina.com, which she uses as a personal and business website. Because her domain holds the same name as the hurricane, people turned to her website for disaster relief information. Instead of being annoyed, Blankenship converted her website to aid people. The website has been revamped to provide information…

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Cosmetic Safety Inspires Teens

Cosmetic Safety Inspires Teens

Teens buy alot of cosmetics. Mascara, blush, lipstick…you name it, they’ve got it packed away somewhere. The wide use of cosmetics has caused concern in some circles. Not because products are used by younger and younger kids, but because of the toxins hidden inside. That’s why a group of teens started the group “Sisters in Action for Reproductive Empowerment” (SAFIRE). The group is comprised 20 Asian American teens. They’re examining the cosmetics they use every day. They want to know…

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