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The Facebook "Like" Effect

This post was supposed to be short and sweet, but it is now sweet and not so short. I’m going to describe a phenomenon I’ve termed the Facebook “like” effect. 656 more words


4 Benefits To Chewing Gum

Who knew chewing gum could be good for you? Listen to the audio player to find out the many benefits in the latest Jazzy Report… 96 more words

Health And Wellness

Blackjack Gum

Blackjack gum (1880-1970s)

In 1869, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna was an exiled Mexican president and general that lived in New Jersey. He had brought a ton of Mexican chicle (a natural gum) with him; he was hoping he could sell enough to raise the funds needed to return home. 133 more words


The Truth Behind Sugar Free Chewing Gum: Why it's Good for Teeth

Acidic pH in the oral cavity is caused by two main things. The first and perhaps most ostensibly damaging cause is the metabolisation of sugars in the mouth by bacteria in the plaque to produce acid as a by-product which then leads to the formation of lesions and eventually cavities. 442 more words

Believe it or not pine trees have a rich tradition of edible uses

I remember watching Euell Gibbons in the old grape nuts commercials. On one he held out a pine branch and remarked how pine trees were edible. 510 more words