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Words matter: the loaded language of “divorce recovery”

August 28, 2012

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The phrase "divorce recovery" is loaded with values and implications that may or may not have been intended. Words matter - use them carefully.

New Arctic ice minimum set three weeks early

August 27, 2012

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According to the National Snow and Ice Data Center, (NSDIC) “Arctic sea ice appears to have broken the 2007 record daily extent and is now the lowest in the satellite era.” This announcement was made earlier today, on August 27. The joint International Arctic Research Center/Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency team out of Fairbanks, Alaska announced […]

Just because it’s natural doesn’t mean it’s safe

August 9, 2012

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I woke up to the radio this morning like I do most mornings, and as I was grumbling to myself that I really should have got to bed earlier last night, I heard an advertisement for a supposedly inexpensive “erection enhancement” pill that you could get without a prescription. Annoying, as I’d rather have been […]