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Yes, We Will Have No Bananas!

Bananas are astonishingly cheap and plentiful. Compared to both apples and oranges, bananas are sold at a retail price that is approximately half of what is asked for these two ubiquitous fruits, and …

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Virginity Questioned: How Extra Virgin Olive Oil Lost its Purity

Thanks to Rachel Ray, extra virgin olive oil (or "EVOO" as she has playfully deemed it) has become a grocery staple in American grocery stores as well as American kitchens. Remember, it wasn't so long…

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Parenting Unplugged: Letting Technology Tune Out Our Children’s Needs

Last Halloween the venerable New Yorker Magazine came out with their Halloween-themed cover (November 2, 2009), which was beautifully illustrated by graphic artist Chris Ware. In the illustration we a…

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