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January 2020

Published as a public service from the CDC. Flu: What To Do If You Get Sick Español What should I do if I get sick? Most people with the flu have mild illness and do not need medical care or antiviral drugs. If you get sick with flu symptoms, in most cases, you should stay home and avoid contact with... Read more →

Republished from Cassandra's Legacy with permission. The Greatest Extermination in History: How Humans won the war on Whales by Ugo Bardi Image from the NYT. This dead whale on a California beach and the man taking a selfie in front of it symbolizes the war of humans on whales. The whales lost in what was probably the largest extermination of... Read more →

Published under Fair Use from the Bangor Daily News. The Confederate battle flag isn’t a symbol of Southern heritage. It’s a flag of treason. by Arthur Greif George Danby | BDN By Arthur Greif, Special to the BDN • August 16, 2017 7:28 am Updated: October 6, 2017 2:02 pm It is not a coincidence that at the white supremacist... Read more →

The Quimby Family Farm by Lisa Ward Images under Fair Use from Quimby Family Foundation and also Quimby Family Farm FB Pages As the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays approach us, in small town Marlboro, NY, and my husband and I visited the annual Marlboro Holiday Extravaganza held at the Marlboro Elementary School, I couldn't help but to think of a... Read more →

Corporate America, A Sucker’s Dream by Michael North I recently bought a house, so naturally I’ve been spending a lot of time at home improvement stores. Most recently, my girlfriend and I have been renovating our basement, so I went to Home Depot to have some paint mixed. As I was waiting for the store associate, I thought back to... Read more →

Reprinted from Bloomberg under Fair Use. Middle Age Misery Peaks at Age of 47.2, Economist Says By Simon Kennedy January 13, 2020, 5:29 AM EST Middle age is miserable, according to a new economic study which pinpoints 47.2 years old as the moment of peak unhappiness in the developed world. Dartmouth College Professor David Blanchflower, a former Bank of England... Read more →