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10 Health Benefits of Marijuana

Marijuana frequently gets a bad rap. How much of it is deserved? After my earlier blog, “Should Marijuana Be Legalized?” I conducted research to find out the benefits and problems linked with marijuan…

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Should Marijuana be Legalized?

The New York Times conducted a poll asking readers whether marijuana should be legalized or not. While I anticipated that many people favor legalizing marijuana, their results were still shocking: onl…

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NY Times Andrew Revkin On Sustainability (Plus His Great Guitar Performance!)

On Dot Earth for The New York Times, environmental journalist Andrew Revkin examines the efforts to balance human affairs with Earth's limits, tracking relevant developments "from suburbia to Siber…

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This Dog Won’t Hunt (video)

He’s a Basset Hound. They’re supposed to be great hunters. Robbie Brown has a Basset Hound named Elvis whose main skill is sleeping. He needs a little help to get in touch with his hound dog roots.…

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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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Does Online Time Interfere with Family Time?

Upon researching the subject of how our reliance (and obsession) with technology affects our family and personal relationships (not to mention our existing attention span), I read through the relevant…

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10 Food Items With the Largest Choking Risk for Children

I can still remember the flavor, a synthetic, buttery and sugary confection that was velvet-like and somewhat cloying, and I can still remember the terror of having this benign sweetness blocking …

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Spy Kids vs. the Eco-Slackers

When my parents grew up in the 50s, they were met with the frightening opportunity to serve their country by turning in their parents for being communist or, in the least, socialist sympathizers. When…

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