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"Topless in America" and Other Words to Speak to Healing From Cancer

During Breast Cancer Awareness month, several pieces have been circulating that speak to the power of words when it comes to deeply engaging with what it means to find a cure and/or healing. 162 more words

Health And Healing

Making Friends in the Wild

Must be a unique human being who can get wild animals to eat out of his hand like this. Looks like snow on the ground, so probably they were hungry. 50 more words


Winter Wolf Quest in Yellowstone Park

If you have $6,000 to spare you might consider a trip to Yellowstone Park this winter. The World Wildlife Fund is offering a “Yellowstone Wolf and Photo Adventure” that will enable participants to observe and photograph wolves in their natural habitat–in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone’s Northern Range. 386 more words


A Little Note on Politics...

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Despite my personal views, I’m doing my best to keep this a science-based website, not a political site. But, I think it’s every person’s right to be informed. 889 more words

Ecology And Environment

What works, and doesn't, in Maharashtra's districts

In an exercise to help determine how reports of the MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act or Nrega) can inform us, I have used the records of what the programme calls ‘outcomes’ in the form of ‘physical assets’ created for the community (or conditional use by groups of individuals, depending on the kind of asset) over a financial year. 537 more words

Agriculture And Food

Don't forget the bug spray and sunscreen!

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As we head into a beautiful holiday long weekend, I thought it would be a good time to use science to explain the importance of packing properly for outdoor adventures. 916 more words