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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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3-Time Oscar-Winner Arrives on DVD

  Whiplash DVD Review by Kam Williams 3-Time Oscar-Winner Arrives on DVD   19 year-old Andrew Neyman (Miles Teller) got more than he bargained for when he entered the hallowed halls of mythical Shaffer Conservatory. The promising prodigy had reasonably expected what was arguably the best music school in the entire country to be the ideal place to pursue his ambition of becoming a celebrated jazz drummer. But, from the first … [Read More its Good for You.....]

Books

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REACH – 40 Black Men Speak on Living, Leading, and Succeeding

  Reach 40 Black Men Speak on Living, Leading, and Succeeding Edited by Ben Jealous and Trabian Shorters Foreword by Russell Simmons Atria Books Paperback, $15.00 304 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-1-4767-9983-4 Book Review by Kam Williams   “I’m aware that, for black men today, racism is still an obstacle that causes tremendous anger and suffering… Whether it’s the kind of racially charged violence that led to … [Read More its Good for You...]

Art

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Mythica News: When a Bodypainter becomes an “Artist”

"Why was Bodypainter at Artopia a Big Deal?" It may have gone unnoticed that one of the 25 artists at Artopia in Denver, Colorado this weekend was a bodypainter. I mean there were several artists who were painting mannequins also. So when one of the 3 white mannequins turned out to be a real person a few people were surprised, or freaked out a little that "it moved" or "blinked." The actual difference was that a bodypainter was considered a … [Read More its Good For You...]

Real Estate

Medina Vista Ranch

  Medina Vista Ranch The Medina Vista Ranch is an exceptional high fenced ranch in Medina County, Texas offers the new owner wildlife management, hunting, other recreational and agricultural opportunities. The ranch has exceptionally beautiful topography and consistent with its location where south Texas meets the hill country, the ranch exhibits a variety of habitats supporting a wide array of wildlife. The ranch has fantastic, nearly … [Read More its Good for You.....]

Lifestyle

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Waterpik® Supports Children’s Dental Health Month With Rebate Coupons And Donations

   Waterpik® Supports Children's Dental Health Month With Rebate Coupons And Donations   A Head Start On a Lifetime of Good Oral Health Habits  In Conjunction With America's ToothFairy Foundation   FORT COLLINS, CO – Water Pik, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative personal health care products, is leading the charge to start children off on a lifetime of healthy oral hygiene.  During Children's Dental Health … [Read More its Good for You...]

Outdoors

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New Druid Knife on the Cutting Edge

  New Druid Knife on the Cutting Edge by Ted Lund   One of the leading manufacturers of cutlery world wide has introduced a cutting-edge multi-purpose knife to the outdoors industry. The brainchild of Steel Will Knives, the Druid 200 is a perfect match for outdoorsmen ranging from campers and hunters to hikers and anglers thanks to a sturdy and robust platform and universal cutting abilities. Rugged construction … [Read More its Good for You...]

Sports

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The “Outlaw” Halted in his Track Indefinitely?

  The “Outlaw” Halted in his Track Indefinitely?  ~ Amy Lignor Racing has had its troubles lately. But they most likely breathe sighs of relief that the NFL and all its “Gates” seem to grab the headlines so that the world of racing can be buried on the back page of newspapers everywhere. But now that the NFL is “deflated” until next season begins, the Kurt Busch situation has reached the headlines, with more and more sports fans who are … [Read More its Good for You...]

Business

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Alternative Medicine Documentary Extols the Virtues of Holistic Healing

  The Business of Disease Film Review by Kam Williams Alternative Medicine Documentary Extols the Virtues of Holistic Healing     The healthcare industrial complex spends billions of dollars on packaging and branding brainwash us into believing that there are no viable alternatives to Western medicine’s approach to curing this or that illness. In fact, doctors and pharmaceuticals have been so successful in this endeavor … [Read More its Good for You...]

Travel

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Pileated Woodpecker

  A pileated woodpecker is about 15 inches in length and is one of the largest woodpeckers found in North America. (Only the possibly extinct Ivory-billed Woodpecker in the southeastern United States and Cuba. A pileated woodpecker makes its nest in a tree cavity. The female lays four eggs. Both parents incubate the eggs during the day and the male incubates the eggs at night. The chicks hatch after a little more than two weeks and fledge … [Read More its Good for You...]

Green Living

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Carnival Time Needs Work

  Carnival Time Needs Work ~ Samantha Lewis Let’s face it, the last thing anyone was thinking about during the famous Carnival time in New Orleans, was the fact that there may have been toxic chemicals all around them. From the objects tossed into the crowd to the parade route itself, the well- known Mardi Gras beads and throws are more than a ‘must-have’ or a ‘tradition’ they are hazardous.   It is known that seventy-one … [Read More its Good for You...]