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Daylight Saving Time – One Hour Can Change Everything

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The problem is that after being on one “time” for eight months, we are thrust into a different one, making us all time travelers whether we like it or not. Read More »

Labor Day – Honoring All Kinds of Work

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We never know the story of that person we see performing his or her job, but we should appreciate it nonetheless as a contribution to society. Read More »

The Ice Bucket Challenge Should Dry Up

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So while the Ice Bucket Challenge is a great idea, we need more people doing what Charlie Sheen has done (that is without question one sentence I never thought I would ever write). Read More »

Rappers, Congressmen, Comedians Gather at Conference of Climate Change Skeptics

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The Heartland Institute sponsored the 9th International Conference on Climate Change. Read More »

Seven Prison Survival Secrets

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By internalizing and abiding by these principles, a new inmate will save a lot of strife and possibly violence, and even transform potential hard time to easy time. Read More »

Organic Food is Poisoning You

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Organic foods are billed as being better for your health, yet many times they contain poisons whose long-term effects shouldn’t be ignored, yet that’s exactly what FDA does. Read More »

Comparisons Make Everything Look Smaller

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When we compare ourselves to others, the tendency to seek out their faults leads us to examine our own, and we end up doubly dissatisfied. Read More »

Insects as Food – Raw, Cooked or Dipped in Chocolate?

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Insects are free, high in protein and, when you think about it, no weirder nutritionally than oysters, eels, frog’s legs, blowfish, pig’s trotters, sheep’s eyes, or blood sausage. Read More »

12th Annual Orchid Show at the NY Botanical Gardens

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The 12th Annual Orchid Show is an explosion of color, music and fun at the New York Botanical Gardens, with a smattering of learning thrown in for good measure. Read More »

Is Global Warming Behind the Polar Vortices?

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All now seem to agree that global warming is real and ongoing. The new discussion seeks to determine the role of Polar Vortex in todays scheme of things. Read More »