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OLIVE KITTERIDGE by Elizabeth Strout

The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2009 is a different kind of book, a series of short stories that are “discontinuous in time” … 210 more words

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Health & Fitness Articles of the Week – 9/14/14

For kids with both asthma and obesity, which came first?- “The article cites a study that showed that rapid growth in body mass index (BMI) during the first 2 years of life increased the risk of asthma up to 6 years of age. 303 more words

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Blaming Globalization.

History has proven that despite wars and economic crisis, there is no evidence that the advance of globalization has led to unemployment in advanced industrial societies. 1,518 more words

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Health & Fitness Articles of the Week – 9/7/14

A Call for a Low-Carb Diet That Embraces Fat- “By the end of the yearlong trial, people in the low-carbohydrate group had lost about eight pounds more on average than those in the low-fat group. 341 more words

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The Fault in Our Stars - John Green

What a surprise this novel was! I generally resist books that have been really widely hyped, particularly ‘teen fiction’. I am quite a cynical reader and often struggle with stories that get marketed as moving or affecting. 363 more words

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Health & Fitness Articles of the Week – 8/31/14

 The Stationary Bike of the Soul- If you have ever been to a Soul Cycle Spinning class then you probably already know what the draw is to it. 345 more words

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Why History Matters is Foundational to Historic Site Interpretation

My annual fall class on interpreting historic sites and house museums started yesterday at George Washington University, and as usual, I’ve made some revisions to the course syllabus.   371 more words

Historical Interpretation