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Cartoon of the Day: Swine Flu

I found this simplistic little gem on cartoonstock.com.  The catchy name “Swine Flu” has been denounced by the US Department of Health as a misleading title that might end up hurting the pork industry.  Does nobody have a heart for the alphanumeric industry?

– Scott Bufis

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Entertainment

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College Student Moonlights as Stripper in Titillating Overcoming-the-Odds Saga

Chocolate City Film Review by Kam Williams College Student Moonlights as Stripper in Titillating Overcoming-the-Odds Saga   Cash-strapped Katherine McCoy (Vivica A. Fox) is holding down a couple of jobs to make ends meet while praying that her sons stay on the straight and narrow path until they can make it out of the ghetto. Though grown, both boys still live at home, yet neither is helping their struggling single-mom much … [Read More its Good for You.....]

Books

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After the Dance

  After the Dance My Life with Marvin Gaye by Jan Gaye with David Ritz Amistad Hardcover, $25.99 304 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-06-213551-3 Book Review by Kam Williams   “After her 17th birthday in 1973, Janis Hunter met Marvin Gaye--the soulful prince of Motown with the seductive liquid voice--whose chart-topping, socially-conscious album ‘What’s Going On’ made him a superstar two years earlier. Despite a 17-year … [Read More its Good for You...]

Art

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More Than a Score

  ACRONYM TO FOLLOW by Peter Brav   Finally Our Day has come There’s a Day for everything For doughnuts, siblings, eight track tapes Grilled cheese, daughters and sons to work Encouragement, Alzheimer’s Coffee, math, chewing gum Blasphemy, yo-yos And now finally One for us Truly a Day to celebrate National Don’t Shoot An Unarmed Brother Doctor King Not Seeing Progress George Orwell Laughing It Is So About the … [Read More its Good For You...]

Real Estate

Solar Pump Technology Earns Blue Ribbon in the Lone Star State

  Solar Pump Technology Earns Blue Ribbon in the Lone Star State   In the immense state of Texas, water is the key ingredient for all landowners to keep property thriving. And with every step that solar technology takes, the ability for Texas landowners to discover and utilize far more beneficial ways to help store and distribute water, gets easier.   When you say the words “water pump” to certain age groups, … [Read More its Good for You.....]

Lifestyle

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Join DemocracyAwake.org in its Declaration

  Join DemocracyAwake.org in its Declaration   Daniel L. Davis is an American patriot. After serving more than 30 years in the U.S. Army, Davis retired as a Lieutenant Colonel who was decorated for his years of service, twice being awarded the Bronze Star.  Inspired by the Government Shutdown of 2013, Davis — with a group of like-minded lovers of Democracy — founded DemocracyAwake.org with the goal of helping win back the … [Read More its Good for You...]

Outdoors

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Charleston Race Week thrills both on and off the water

  Charleston Race Week thrills both on and off the water   Every April in Charleston, SC, the sailing world gathers for the largest regatta in North America, Charleston Race Week.  Participants often walk away wondering if it was a weeklong world-class party with a regatta thrown in or if it was a week of world-class sailing with equally amazing festivities thrown in. There are two races, the race to win the regatta and the … [Read More its Good for You...]

Sports

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After 74 Years Only the “Devil” Stands in Wisconsin’s Way

  After 74 Years Only the “Devil” Stands in Wisconsin’s Way ~ Amy Lignor Who the champions were of men’s college basketball is not exactly the headline one remembers from 1941. Although the headlines around the nation on this Easter morn are all about how the undefeated “Cinderella” team of Kentucky fell, Wisconsin – the winner that heads on to the national championship – should also be spoken about. Wisconsin is about to meet up with … [Read More its Good for You...]

Business

Social Media Marketing

Social Media as a Marketing Tool

Facebook, with its 1.39 billion users, accounts for about 19 percent of the world’s population. YouTube follows close behind with one billion users. Given these statistics, it is not surprising that more and more companies are using social media networks to reach out to new customers, establish a relationship with existing customers and improve brand loyalty. Are you planning to jump on to the social media bandwagon in the near future? Then don’t … [Read More its Good for You...]

Travel

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Trail of Highways™ Incline Trail Manitou Spring

  Trail of Highways™ Incline Trail Manitou Springs, Colorado Hwy 24  4.8.2015   This hike took me one hour and ten minutes, others in our party did it in under a hour and still others even longer.  This hike isn’t for the faint of heart.  This is the first part of the climb.   The Incline is ranked at the 4 toughest stair climb in the world. you gain 2000 ft elevation in under a mile. (.09)  Hiking up means … [Read More its Good for You...]

Green Living

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A Darwinian Lesson

A Darwinian Lesson ~ Samantha Lewis This week involves a little schooling. Yes…I can just hear the front door closing and computers being clicked over to Facebook, Twitter, or anything that is hosting a ‘world’s dumbest’ something or other. People sitting in from of their screens will say: What do I need this for?  Well... you can never get too much education (and sarcastic humor) during your lifetime.   Here are two words; ecology, … [Read More its Good for You...]