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When asked to name the most dangerous jobs, most folks will say the people in the military, policemen and firefighters are at the greatest risk. Not so. Farming, mining and commerc[...]
The people of Iceland enjoy ice cream all year ‘round. Even in mid-Winter when the average temperature is just above freezing, Icelanders go out to get ice cream. According to expe[...]
There are many explanations of how and when Valentine’s Day gift-giving began, My own explanations is—‘way back in the days when my ancestors lived in warm dry caves, my great-grea[...]
Under exposed, by Shel Haber Gerrymandering, or how to fix an election—legally Since the 1994 election, an unusually low number of seats in the US House of Representatives has chan[...]
By the spring of 2014 kids and their parents will see their favorite Sesame Street buddies encouraging all of us to eat fruits and vegetables. Challenged by research done at Cornel[...]
A conversation with …Betsy Ceva Betsy Ceva and Charlene Bradin are the cofounders of Birchwood Center at 85 South Broadway, Nyack. Begun as a yoga school in1998 with two inst[...]
How do the 17-year cicadas know it’s the 17th year? by Shel Haber How do cicadas keep track of the passing years when they’re underground, cannot detect sunshine and lack fingers t[...]
Having a pet may increase your chance of avoiding heart disease and living longer, according to a statement released by the American Heart Association. The study also indicated peo[...]