President Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, “As long as our country has Shirley Temple, we will be all right.” We don’t have her any more after her death Monday night, and the truth is we are not all right.
Shirley… Continue reading
Two hit movies nominated this year for Academy Awards have something in common: Both films mock the con game that passes for the modern American dream and both uphold the transcendent importance of the emotional ties that bind members of… Continue reading
LETTER TO THE NEXT GENERATION …
Awesome people usually aren’t.
Which is not to say there’s not a spark of divinity in all people who were magic for their own mothers after all. But even the coolest celebrities and world… Continue reading
TULITA, N.W.T. – On the edge of turning 22, Chad Bonnatrouge doesn’t drink, doesn’t smoke, hasn’t touched drugs, lives with his grandparents and sticks to himself. He graduated from high school in Tulita a couple of years ago and is… Continue reading
Planned Parenthood of the greater Orlando, Fla.,-area is receiving federal grant money to promote the Health and Human Services (HHS) SIHLE program that teaches safe-sex practices to girls ages 14 to 18.
Being a parent reduces your risk of catching a cold — possibly because of unknown “psychological or behavioral differences between parents and nonparents,” according to a study in the July issue of Psychosomatic Medicine, the official journal of the American… Continue reading
Recent work in mice suggested that the immune system is involved in removing beta-amyloid, the main Alzheimer’s-causing substance in the brain. Researchers have now shown for the first time that this may apply in humans.
Researchers at the Peninsula College… Continue reading
People’s accomplishments are overrated. Lifetime achievement awards? Please.
We are born unable to control bodily functions and exit similarly. The zenith of human existence occurs when one transcends loser status and mates only to give birth to adorable organisms subsequently… Continue reading
ScienceDaily (May 31, 2012) — Daily consumption of dark chocolate can reduce cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and strokes, in people with metabolic syndrome (a cluster of factors that increases the risk of developing heart disease and diabetes), finds… Continue reading