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Lady Gaga, Disney princess, Spiderman, Snooki? We’ve come a long way from the original notion of Halloween costumes

Lady Gaga, Disney princess, Spiderman, Snooki? We’ve come a long way from the original notion of Halloween costumes. In ancient Celtic tradition, the end of October marked the end of harvest season and the beginning of winter, a time of … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga, Disney princess, Spiderman, Snooki? We’ve come a long way from the original notion of Halloween costumes

Lady Gaga, Disney princess, Spiderman, Snooki? We’ve come a long way from the original notion of Halloween costumes. In ancient Celtic tradition, the end of October marked the end of harvest season and the beginning of winter, a time of … Continue reading

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How do you go about making your home a happier place?

One issue that family caregivers don’t often talk about is how cranky everyone can get living under one roof — especially if the person you’re caring for is sometimes or often cranky. You know the toll that it can take … Continue reading

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You can kill a snake, and wrap him in your sticky web

You can kill a snake, and wrap him in your sticky web. You Know You’re A Badass Spider When

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Polar Bear: I come in Peace Norbert Rosing's striking images of a wild polar bear coming upon tethered sled dogs in the wilds of Canada's Hudson Bay

Polar Bear: I come in Peace Norbert Rosing’s striking images of a wild polar bear coming upon tethered sled dogs in the wilds of Canada’s Hudson Bay. The photographer was sure that he was going to see the end of … Continue reading

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Research has consistently found that people who don't drink actually tend to die sooner than those who do. A new paper suggests that abstainers' mortality rates are actually higher than those of heavy drinkers

Research has consistently found that people who don’t drink actually tend to die sooner than those who do. A new paper suggests that abstainers’ mortality rates are actually higher than those of heavy drinkers. Even after controlling for many possible … Continue reading

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Cholesterol could easily be described as the smoking gun of the last two decades

Cholesterol could easily be described as the smoking gun of the last two decades. It”s been responsible for demonizing entire categories of foods (like eggs and saturated fats) and blamed for just about every case of heart disease in the … Continue reading

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