A desire for amputation?

While traveling to Disney World the other week, I picked up a copy of Scientific American Mind to keep myself from being too bored on ...

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WIC participation helps prevent obesity.

An Associated Press article from Thursday December 27 brought attention to the WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) program. The news was that 3 stores that ...

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Has the Assassination Changed Your Opinion of the Candidates?

Experience was the buzz word on the campaign trail today as Benazir Bhutto was assassinated after a political rally. It has all the stuff screenwriters ...

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The Death and Life of Ice Cream

I want to post something other than YouTube videos, and will when I have the time. For now, though, please enjoy the YouTube featured video, ...

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Benazir Bhutto

The stark news ricocheted around the world today - Benazir Bhutto assassinated. Newspaper headlines will try to summarize the tragedy in tomorrow's editions and many ...

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Politicos make wagers on KU’s Orange Bowl

One week from today, the Kansas Jayhawks will take the field in the Orange Bowl.In preparation, local political leaders are making friendly wagers on the ...

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Freedom Machine

Married less than two months, it was the summer of 1966 when we drove to a nearby state lake for our first overnight campout. We ...

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Marital Advice

I saw a story on the news today about a couple who have been married for 50 years and have never gone to bed mad ...

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About this global warming stuff…

My wife and I returned from Florida last Friday just in time for last week's snow. And as I write, it is snowing again. But ...

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Another early Oscar indicator- AFI’s Top 10 of 2007

[CLICK HERE to win free ADVANCE PASSES to the new J.J. Abrams-produced movie CLOVERFIELD (formerly titled 1.18.08)in KC before its even released!!][1]Score one for ["Knocked ...

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It ‘Walks Hard,’ but doesn’t quite go to 11

[CLICK HERE to win free ADVANCE PASSES to the new J.J. Abrams-produced movie CLOVERFIELD (formerly titled 1.18.08)in KC before its even released!!][1]*After the pitch-perfect musical ...

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Merry Christmas From Your Candidates

'Tis the season for eating too much cookies, maxing out your credit cards and, wait a minute: groan inducing political ads?Now that the Iowa Caucuses ...

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How I found my feminism.

from factoryjoe at flickr.com I found my feminism in two difference places; in my family and in books. I am grateful to have been raised ...

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Just about …. and more

A few years ago, I took my husband to the Tate Art Gallery in St. Ives, Cornwall. The building is pretty impressive. It overlooks the ...

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Lawrence, The Way We Remember It

Here are the answers, based upon what I know and what was said in the comments, please let me know of any errors. 1. Where ...

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How do you Deal

Cue cheesy music and twinkly lights. Audience applauds as polyester-suit-clad Bob Talksalot prances onto the stage.BOB: Hello Ladies and Gents, welcome to "How do you ...

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How to Survive a Family Gathering Over the Holidays

Imagine arriving at the home of a relative for a holiday celebration. You see your nephews and nieces playing tag in the backyard, unleashing laughter ...

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A Mother’s Prayer

It's 7:45 in the evening, and I sit in the dark rocking and nursing my one-year-old to sleep. When I can stop my mind from ...

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Crush on Obama

I wanted to like Hillary, really I did. I was rooting for her in much the same way as I root for womenfilmmakers. I go ...

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Fire department responds to motor vehicle accident

Emergency calls Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported the following responses: Fire calls ยข Motor vehicle accident, 12:24 p.m. Thursday, Kasold Drive and W. Sixth ...

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