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Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines

By Paul Fleischman

Synopsis: Paul Fleischman offers teens an environmental wake-up call and a tool kit for decoding the barrage of conflicting information confronting them. 171 more words


George Bernard Shaw Quotes

⦁ All great truths begin as blasphemies

⦁ The minority is sometimes right; the majority always wrong

⦁ Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything… 58 more words

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Yay! Mass Production! Just in time for the holidays

Being a handy person, I never feel right about buying a gift I could make myself. Especially when the item is so basic that no one would make it at home anyway, and the only reason anyone would buy it at all is that it’s on a cool rack with hundreds of others looking all trendy. 809 more words

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Facebook: Real Names Policy - Intro

Recently Facebook began enforcing their so-called “Real Names Policy”. You might remember this making the news back in September when Facebook began closing or suspending the accounts of transgendered people and drag artists who were not using their “real names” on their profiles. 728 more words

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The Ladies* Guide to OKCupid

*referring to those female-identifying individuals who list “woman interested in men” on their online dating profiles

As the nights get colder and colder for most the country, some of you singletons out there might be wishing you had that special someone to snuggle up to for warmth. 1,014 more words

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"He betrayed me!!!"....REALLY???

Kenneth, the thing I don’t get is that he won’t even admit he betrayed me. He believes he’s innocent and hasn’t done anything wrong” … 715 more words


Girls Do Hack

Last Saturday, the Adler Planetarium hosted its third annual Girls Do Hack event, a one-day workshop providing fun and inspiring hands-on activities to teach young women about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). 209 more words

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