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American flag…offensive?

Rob @ June 7, 2009 # No Comment Yet

You don’t mess with Texas. That’s pretty common knowledge among Americans. It probably should be on the immigration exam before getting a visa or becoming a citizen. In fact, it may have helped in this case. A woman in Texas was told to remove her American flag from her office because someone, namely another employee who […]

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Wine: Good today, bad tomorrow?

Brittany @ May 8, 2009 # 6 Comments

First, it was coffee. It’s bad for you. It’s good for you. It’s bad…back and forth, back and forth. One minute it causes your blood pressure to skyrocket its way into the stratosphere, and the next it’s potentially saving your life by lowering your risk for developing diabetes and colon cancer. Good…bad? Well, which is […]

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Theme park alternatives

andrea @ May 8, 2009 # 3 Comments

Amusement and theme parks are always great places to take the family, but they can be pricey. Many families are faced with the question of what to do this summer when the kiddies start whining about going to Disney World. Here is a quick and easy alternative. What you can do is think about what […]

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Race car gone green

Brittany @ May 6, 2009 # 2 Comments

According to a report on Fox News, a team of British engineers have designed a race car that runs on a fuel that’s derived from chocolate and is constructed of mostly parts derived from vegetables. It’s got a carrot fiber steering wheel, soybean seeded foam seats, breaks based on cashew nut shells and a body […]

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Nobody wants a manual transmission

andrea @ May 3, 2009 # No Comment Yet

Maybe it’s because we’re lazy. Maybe it’s because we’re busy. Whatever the reason, we can expect to see a decline in new cars with manual transmissions. Because people usually do many things while driving, the thought of having extra steps is unappealing to many. With a phone in one hand, a coffee in another, a […]

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Urban school gets academic cred

Rob @ November 30, -0001 # No Comment Yet

When we see news reports on urban schools, usually we see incidents of hazing, reports on dropouts, violence at school, gang related incidents, or the problem of overcrowding.  Rarely do we ever hear about city schools with accolades and positive success rates.  It was unheard of to hear of a school graduating 100 percent of […]

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