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Michele Morris

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Crying Gas

(1) Comments | Posted April 19, 2010 | 8:03 PM

Almost fifty years ago naturalist Rachel Carson wrote her landmark book Silent Spring, which warned against the danger of "putting poisonous and biologically potent chemicals indiscriminately into the hands of persons largely or wholly ignorant of their potential for harm."
Nowadays we worry about the pvcs in...

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Olympic Gender Discrimination

(23) Comments | Posted February 13, 2010 | 6:57 PM

This is a tale of two ski jumpers, one male, one female. Anders Johnson, 20, ranked 100th in the world, made the US Olympic team for the second time and headed for the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver. His sister Alissa, 22, who is ranked 11th in the world, did...

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