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50 Shades of Shame
Guest writer, Erin Fahey, shares her insight about the controversial book, 50 Shades of Grey. We don't have to look too far for sex. It's oftena medium to attract attention and push sales. Our curios...
10/12/12 at 11:09 AM New Plateaus Geography Spotlight # 3 - São Tomé and Príncipe 7/29/12 at 10:06 AM
Stomping-Ground Culture 2: Our Grandparents 11/19/11 at 12:31 AM
Old-School China = Bone-Breaking Pressure
In China around 1000 years ago, a unique trend began in the area of fashion, custom, and duty. Parents started to tightly wrap the feet of their young daughters so the feet wouldn't grow large. This b...
8/4/12 at 8:29 AM
Multi-culture is dead. Is it?
As I walk through the streets of a typical European town, the first impressions I have are the way people speak their native languages. Almost immediately, I can tell that the way they construct thei...
10/22/10 at 12:30 PM
Riding on top of a van with the wind in our hair and the bugs in our teeth on an expedition of epic (by that I mean fairly small) proportions was just what the doctor ordered. We have been discussing ...
9/28/10 at 10:03 AM
For health care professionals, there are few worse moments than the horrible, sinking realization of having made a mistake thatharms a patient. It's not just the psychic pain that comes with hurtin...
9/8/10 at 2:45 PM Eating their young 8/17/10 at 10:43 AM
The shock of the new 3/16/10 at 6:17 AM
1980: Star Wars Comic Sounds Like Episode I
Because in 1980, what Luke and Leia really wanted to do to the Empire was slap it. Greatly....
3/26/10 at 1:00 PM
Wannabe Irish: Wishing for Cultural Adoption
My first three CDs were Pachelbel's Canon (which contained the Albinoni Adagio, still my favorite classical piece), the Phantom of the Opera, which I was really into at the time, and "The Long Bl...
3/18/10 at 12:00 AM