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Unless you’re from Guyana or one of the few who have been to the country despite having no familial connections to it, chances are you’ve never heard of Berbice. 573 more words


US Long-Term Unemployment Since the Depression

Officially, the Great Recession of 2007 ended in June 2009. Yet the economic downturn remains in full effect for millions of Americans, particularly the nearly 40 percent of the unemployed who have been looking for work for six months or more. 389 more words

Social Science

Nuclear Power Plants Will Become America’s Extinction Level Event

Source: The Common Sense Show, by Dave Hodges

On April 11, 2014, I received a communication from a reader, who is a nuclear power plant employee, that warned me about an impending FEMA visit to the nuclear power plant at Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant in Arizona. 356 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

Tri-color Gefilte Fish

Contributed by Rachael, Ancesister @ Ancestreats.

This elegant fish dish can be served any time of the year. It is a special first course, following the conclusion of a Passover Seder; at the beginning of the actual meal; either before or after the matzo ball soup depending on how ready things are in the kitchen. 721 more words


Fresh Horseradish Beet Relish aka Chrain

Contributed by Rachael, Ancesister @ Ancestreats.

I can’t imagine eating a fish course without this condiment: a traditional accompaniment of beet-horseradish relish called Chrain (Yiddish: חריין, … 389 more words


America's Next Top Model Cycle 21 Photos Round 2

I love their concept, it’s very cool and unique. Some of the photos work, but some are very disappointing. Here’s my call-out order. :D

14. Raelia… 168 more words


Thank you, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

I was extremely saddened by the news of the death of Gabriel García Márquez, the great Colombian writer. He passed away at home in Mexico City, aged 87, after being hospitalized for a lung infection recently.  1,064 more words