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The Anti-Vaccination Movement is Dangerous Nonsense. PERIOD.

February 2, 2015

On Monday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took a break from being a schoolyard bully and brought his mighty intellect to bear on the subject of vaccinations. He called for “balance” in the vaccination debate and claimed that parents should…

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Climate Change Action? GOP Says No, But Most Americans Say Yes

January 31, 2015

The Republicans are in control of both houses of Congress, and speculation as to what they’ll be doing with their control is coming to an end. One thing we can be very sure they won’t be doing though, is tackling…

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Scientists Discover First New Class Of Antibiotics In Decades

January 9, 2015

Scientists at Northeastern University discover the first new class of antibiotics in decades -- new hope in the fight against drug resistant infections.

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Another Weed Myth Busted: Colorado Teens Toking No More Than Before

January 8, 2015

Cannabis prohibitionists have used a number of baseless scare tactics since the 1930’s, such as pot leading to violence, sexual deviance, hard drugs, cancer and even insanity. And of course there is every reactionaries’ favorite scapegoat – children. “Think about…

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Drink Your Way To A More Creative You

December 23, 2014

Good news! Knocking back a beer can help you come up with your next big creative idea!

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Is Disney’s “Frozen” More Violent Than “Pulp Fiction?”

December 21, 2014

If you’re looking for an easy, non-violent film to watch with the entire family this Christmas, you may be better choosing “Pulp Fiction” over “Frozen.” That’s the take away from a new study recently published in the British Medical Journal’s…

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And Then There Were Five

December 15, 2014

A startling ecological alarm was sounded when the world learned Angalifu, a northern white rhino at the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park passed away at the age of 44. With his passing, following a short illness and a refusal to eat,…

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Disney Princess Teaches Obama About Code

December 10, 2014

Technology moves quickly, but it’s not always immediately adopted by the White House and its primary resident. Bill Clinton, for instance, is regarded as the first president to ever send an email from the oval office in 1998, years after…

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