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Anti-social behaviour a consequence, rather than a cause of homelessness

Oct 28, 2014

Oct. 28, 2014 - Anti-social behaviours such as drug and alcohol abuse are often the consequence, rather than the cause of homelessness, according to a series of studies from Northumbria University presented at the Economic and Social Research Council's 2014 Festival of Social Science. The studies suggest that contrary to common belief, unexpected life...

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Dessert Mash-Ups Book Launch Party

Oct 25, 2014
Dessert Mash-Ups Book Launch Party

Happy Saturday! Remember how I wrote a cookbook? Well, I decided to throw myself a party earlier this month and I’m finally posting about it! {BTW, throwing yourself a party after you’re a teenager is…weird. It felt very “look at me” and I’m so not that person.} Note: all photos not with my watermark...

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Film with anti-semitic producer that challenges Copernican revelation that Earth is not at center of the universe premieres in Illinois

Oct 24, 2014

October 24, 2014 - A major “documentary” whose executive producer is a radical anti-Semite is set to premiere this Friday in an Illinois cinema complex owned by a firm that was started by a Polish-Jewish immigrant and is still run by his son and grandson.

The film, “The Principle,” has not yet been...

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Film Review–Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Oct 24, 2014

October 24, 2014 - It is often joked that even paranoids have real enemies and a case in point is the alarming new documentary Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret. It may be paranoid to suggest that environmental groups ignore the leading cause of deforestation, methane and ocean degradation --animal agriculture--for financial gain. But why...

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Halloween Costumes: Moments I Thought Would Never End

Oct 24, 2014
Halloween Costumes: Moments I Thought Would Never End

  All I wanted to find were the pumpkin lights to hang outside. It was Saturday and finally felt like fall. Hurriedly, I cracked open the plastic box and smiled as obnoxiously bright orangish-red curls exploded into my face. She was about 11 when she wore that, I thought. I never saw that coming...

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What americans fear most — new poll from Chapman University

Oct 21, 2014

ORANGE, Calif. Oct. 21, 2014 – Chapman University has initiated the first comprehensive nationwide study on what strikes fear in Americans in the first of what is a planned annual study. According to the Chapman poll, the number one fear in America today is walking alone at night.

The Chapman Survey on American Fears included1,500...

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Plastic Bag Fact Sheet: Amount of energy required to make 12 plastic shopping bags could drive a car for a mile

Oct 16, 2014

Oct. 16, 2014 - Worldwide, a trillion single-use plastic bags are used each year, nearly 2 million each minute.

The amount of energy required to make 12 plastic shopping bags could drive a car for a mile.

City, state, and national governments around the world are trying to limit plastic bag litter and waste with bans...

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Brady Center Launches National Campaign for a Future Where No Child Is Killed by a Parent’s Gun (VIDEO)

Oct 14, 2014

NEW YORK, NY, Oct. 14, 2014 - The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence today launched a multi-platform public awareness campaign for a future where no child is killed by a parent’s gun. More than 2,700 children die from guns annually. Studies show that most youth gun deaths involve a gun from or in...

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Planned Parenthood: New Survey Shows Parents Need to Be More Direct with Children About Sex

Oct 14, 2014

NEW YORK, NY, Oct. 14, 2014 — October marks Let’s Talk Month, aimed at getting families talking about sexuality and relationships, and this year Planned Parenthood is encouraging parents to go beyond “the talk” and have ongoing conversations throughout their children’s lives.

Planned Parenthood affiliates throughout the country are holding special workshops and events to...

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The Chemistry of Pizza (VIDEO)

Oct 13, 2014

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2014 — Whether it's a plain cheese, a deep-dish stacked with meats or a thin-crust veggie delight, there's just something about pizza that makes it delicious. There's a lot of chemistry that goes into everything from dough to sauce to toppings to, of course, cheese. There's also a very specific chemical...

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