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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! SCIENCE In a medical first, brain implant allows paralyzed man to feel again For the first time, scientists have helped a paralyzed man experience the sense of touch in his mind-controlled robotic arm…Read Full Article From The Washington Post […]

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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 If There Are No New Farmers, Who Will Grow Our Food? Programs across the country are trying to make it easier for new farmers to get started and put down roots. Here’s why: There’s only one […]

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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! ECONOMICS Looks Like The Cauliflower Price Crisis Is Over Canada’s food-price crunch may not be over yet, but at least cauliflower fans can breathe a sigh of relief.…Read Full Article From Huffington Post Canada CHURCH ‘Everyone is […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENVIRONMENT Welcome to Planet Plastic A new study warns that Earth will be buried by increasing layers of plastic waste due to human activity…Read Full Article From treehugger HEALTH Women Are Better At Expressing Emotions, Right? Why […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! CANADA Campaign aims to make O Canada lyrics gender neutral again A group of well-known Canadian women has started a campaign calling for more gender-neutral language in the English lyrics of ‘O Canada.’ The group wants the […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! NEWS You could adopt the kittens who shut down the New York subway The mischievous kitties who shut down a stretch of the B and Q lines in Brooklyn yesterday were finally captured, hours after MTA officials […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ANIMALS Dolphin escapes captivity, reunites with its pod in the open ocean In 2009, along the waters off Jeju Island in South Korea, a ten-year-old female dolphin was mistakenly captured in a fishing net. But instead being […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! WEATHER Heavy rain causes deadly flood in central Europe Germany, the Czech Republic and Austria are experiencing flooding of “historic proportions,” officials say. The BBC reports that Austria had the 7th wettest spring in about 150 years, […]

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What We Read This Week


Here’s what caught our eye this week! FOOD The Weirdest, Most Interesting Ice Cream Flavors in Washington Washington’s notorious heat affords a few pleasures, none quite as appreciated as the license to eat ice cream like it’s the only food group that matters during summertime. But no longer are we slaves to plain old vanilla…Read […]

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What We Read This Week


Here’s what caught our eye this week! SPIRITUALITY Becoming More Empathetic We certainly can use more empathy in a world where national polls have shown an increase in narcissism (self-interest) and a decline in concern about the well-being of others…Read Full Article From Spirituality & Practice NEWS ‘Sandy’ Retired from Storm Names; ‘Sara’ Takes Its […]

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