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The F-Word

I wasn’t raised a “feminist” (I’ve written about that before), so I get the knee-jerk reaction against the word feminism. After spending my formative years in Texas it’s just not something I go around calling myself. 709 more words

When your eyeglasses fall off...REALLY???

By Kenneth Justice

~ Yesterday I was having coffee with one of the Jewish lawyers who hangs out at the little café (actually there are a lot of Jewish lawyers who hang out at this one particular coffee shop, I’m not sure why but they do) I frequent and he was telling me a story about a legal case he had eons ago, 543 more words

Photography

I'm like a bad cold...REALLY???

By Kenneth Justice

So Kenneth, I think it’s time for you to start blogging again!” he said

Yesterday I had coffee with one of my dearest friends and the conversation was one of those typical coffee house conversations that touched upon many of the major issues in the NEWS of the past month; 508 more words

Culture

First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong


By James R Hansen

Synopsis: Marking the forty-fifth anniversary of Apollo 11’s moon landing, First Man by James Hansen offers the only authorized glimpse into the life of America’s most famous astronaut, Neil Armstrong—the man whose “one small step” changed history. 443 more words

History

The Gift of Sight


Nepal’s Himalayan mountain range is one of the most picturesque places in the world. But its stunning beauty is fading from view for many of the villagers who call the region home. 159 more words

Videos & Documentaries

What Is Your Disgustingness Threshold? Here's Why It Doesn't Matter. [By Alissa Fleck]

We hear stories all the time about the vile, revolting things found in meals from fast food chains. Some can be written off as mere urban legend, while others can be substantiated with indubitable  263 more words

Culture & Society

Funny Yet Genius Photos of Japanese High School Students

I first discovered these fantastic photos at another wonderful Japan-themed blog called Daily Onigiri.  The post featuring these photos is titled “15 funny pictures of Japanese high school students with too much imagination” 259 more words

Japan