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Daily Prompt: Careful

They are none too careful. These strange people that live in Canada for their whole lives but never remember how Winter works.

They seem to forget that snow will eventually fall, as early as October. 189 more words

Creative Non-Fiction

Joint PR: Court Documents Reveal Oxitec's Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Could Cause Increased Numbers of Different Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes

GeneWatch UK – 2016

29th September 2016

Contact: Jaydee Hanson; +1-202-547-9359, jhanson@icta.org

WASHINGTON- Genetically engineered (GE) mosquito company Oxitec has admitted a major risk of its technology – reducing one mosquito species may increase the numbers of a second disease-carrying species. 712 more words

Fair Use - Education

Generation AIDS

This blog was originally published on 22 March 2012 and remains one of my personal favourites. Note it was published before we redefined Generation X as Millennials (or maybe somewhere in between X and  Y).

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Lobbying / Public Affairs

The perils of planned extinctions

1. The perils of planned extinctions

Claire Hope Cummings
Project Syndicate, Sept 6, 2016

A cynical move is underway to promote a new, powerful, and troubling technology known as “gene drives” for use in conservation. 2,172 more words

Fair Use - Education

Preparing your kids for emergencies - it makes it much less scary

You don’t want to scare your kids or create anxieties about bad things that can happen.

But what if something happens?

We’ve all heard the incredulous stories about the 4 year old who called 911 when she found her dad on the floor – and saved her dad’s life, or the 8 year old, walking home from school who avoided being kidnapped because the person insisting he was sent by his parents didn’t know the “code word” his family had created to verify these types of claims. 1,733 more words

Mommy Approved

Taking Dentures Out at Night: An Advisable Precaution

People with dentures may wonder if they should take them out at night. They should, and there are good reasons why.