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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! HALLOWEEN Watch Out: This Halloween, Horror Is Back It’s official: horror is back. Last year, politically-themed costumes were the rage. Before that, it was film and television show characters. Now, thanks to a resurgence of scary movies […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! CULTURE Happy Canada Day! “I wish we all enjoy celebrating 150th Canada Day and be thankful for our country, which is full of nature and freedom,” she told me. “I hope we all continue to speak up […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! HOLIDAYS The Surprisingly Sad Origins of Mother’s Day Many Canadians and people around the world show their gratitude for their mothers on Mother’s Day. Some people give cards, flowers, chocolates or take their moms to a restaurant, […]

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Many Ways To See The World


One of Wood Lake Publishing’s prized authors, Ward Kaiser, has been getting some press buzz in Boston (see article below). Ward’s two published books, “How Maps Change Things“- a conversation about the maps we choose and world we want,  and his revised edition of the previous best-seller, “Seeing Through Maps” both discuss the messages and meanings […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! CULTURE Many faces, one humanity Using techniques that were unimaginable a generation ago, geneticists have bridged the chasm between biology and anthropology, and in doing so have effectively proved that the genetic endowment of humanity is a […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! CHRISTIAN HISTORY The Real St. Patrick ‘Tis the season for parades, green beer, shamrocks, and articles talking about why St. Patrick’s day isn’t all about parades, green beer, and shamrocks. First, a few misconceptions about Patrick…Read Full […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! CULTURE Here are 10 Lovable Dr. Seuss Quotes That Still Resonate Today For World Book Day and Dr. Seuss’ birthday, we thought we’d celebrate the good Doctor’s ability to drop a line that warms your heart and guides […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SUSTAINABILITY Eating Canadian I didn’t know what “eating Canadian” meant, but I’m always up for a story to find out…Read Full Article From ucobserver BUSINESS What you should know about the cobalt in your smartphone Cobalt is […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! RELIGION Does Religion really make you happier? The writer examines the popular theory that people with faith are more content than those without…Read Full Article From ucobserver SPIRITUALITY 4 Reasons Coloring Is Part of My Prayer Life […]

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What We Read This Week


  Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! WEATHER Pakistan quake killed hundreds, created island off coast As more becomes known about the strong, , we’re hearing that: — “A small island created in the Arabian Sea by the huge earthquake that hit southwest […]

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