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Why is the Beach Covered with Dead Birds?

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When will our long night of global corporate greed and killing finally fade away into the light? Read More »

Billy Collins, Former Poet Laureate at the NY Botanical Gardens: ‘The Holiday Train Show’

Billy Collins reading "Winter," in Ross Hall at the NYBG during The Holiday Train Show. Photo by Carole Di Tosti

Children's screams of delight and laughter and adults "ahhhs" accompanied the beauty and splendor of the magnificent miniature recreations designed and staged amongst flowering plants and foliage. Read More »

Faulkner Society’s Words and Music Literary Feast in New Orleans

Basilica of St. Louis King of France, Jackson Square, New Orleans.

The joy of this "feast" is that one has the opportunity to see the beauties of New Orleans because the events are held in various venues, all incomparable because they are centered in and around the unique French Quarter. Read More »

And Then He Told Us It Was Raining: Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in Staten Island Provide a Seminal Moment

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Americans daily and the international community of nations have taken note, and even a country like North Korea can scoff at America when it comes to human rights – America has loss its moral standing in the world. Read More »

Vietnam Asks Korea to Cancel Vietnam War Celebrations

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If South Korea chooses to go through with a 50th anniversary commemorative event, the repercussions could be serious – both economically and politically – because of bad blood between Korea and Vietnam over the Vietnam War. Read More »

Walter Koenig and Jeri Ryan Headline Official ‘Star Trek’ Convention in Seattle December 12-14

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For over 40 years Creation Entertainment has been providing 'Star Trek' fans the chance to interact with the stars and creators of the popular series. Read More »

Mercy & Sharing 2014 Gala for Haitian Children’s Relief

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Mercy & Sharing raises money to help the poor children of Haiti. Read More »

FDA Warns of Overprescribed ‘Low-T’ Testosterone Therapy

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More than 220 testosterone treatment lawsuits have been filed in U.S. District Courts attacking manufacturers of testosterone therapies for "aggressive marketing" to men who have no real medical need. Read More »

New York Botanical Gardens: ‘Holiday Train Show’

New York City bridge with a trolley beginning to cross on the left. The NYBG 'Holiday Train Show.' Photo by Carole Di Tosti

Everyone loves the trains. There are over 20 large-scale model railway trains and trolleys-American steam engines and streetcars from the late 1800s to modern freight and high-speed passenger trains. Read More »

Oregon’s Ballot Measure 86: Shock Doctrine Comes as Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

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Measure 86 is proposing that the government of Oregon change its constitution to allow the state to go into debt to banks. Read More »