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Ketamine, believed to reduce postoperative pain and delirium, does neither, in a study that shows that ketamine may spur hallucinations, nightmares in older patients published in The Lancet.

How to Quit Smoking - MR. FORTHRIGHT

Now here's a post I was personally super looking forward to! How to strengthen your glutes for better hip extension, looser hip flexors, easier splits and stronger backbends!

Queens "We Will Rock You" with a faster tempo is a completely different song. Recorded by Queen in 1977.

How to order a beer in 47 languages

in News onJun 10, 2013 5:10 pm

<i>Graph created by VICE</i><p>The term "Chiraq" has been casually tossed around in recent years. We don't know the origin, but we know Urban Dictionary's …

Stadium Journey Has Been Quite a Trip for Its Publisher

CHICAGO — Paul Swaney said if he had won the lottery and didn't have to work, he'd devote his life to his true calling: traveling around the United …

Prison officer held hostage by Muslim inmates

Counter-terrorism police are investigating after three Muslim inmates assaulted two prison officers and held one of them hostage at an east Yorkshire …

The Myth of the Crack Baby

When pregnant drug addicts went to court for being pregnant and drug addicts<p>Here is a great video on the effects of the "Crack Baby" hysteria of the early 1980s. One thing I did not know was that pregnant women who used crack were actually being prosecuted in response to the madness.<p>It is hard to …

In Appalachia, a Road Trip for Faculty Makes a Difference

For over 50 years, Berea College has put its employees on a bus tour that will teach them about the communities they serve, and challenge stereotypes about Appalachian life.<p>There may be nothing like it anywhere else in higher education--but given the results, perhaps there should be. For over 50 …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

in Food onMay 15, 2013 11:00 am

<i>Few things are better than a rich and spicy Bloody Mary to go with a gut-busting brunch. The problem with that is there are just as many places in</i> …

The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

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20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

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A Closer Look At The Impoverished Biker Gangs Of Tanzania

British and London-based photographer Kit Oates recently (and bravely) traveled to Tanzania to discover the stories behind the biker gangs who roamed …

I’m still here: back online after a year without the internet

I was wrong.<p>One year ago I left the internet. I thought it was making me unproductive. I thought it lacked meaning. I thought it was "corrupting my soul."<p>It's a been a year now since I "surfed the web" or "checked my email" or "liked" anything with a figurative rather than literal thumbs up. I've …

Former Top Cop Says City Needs More Than Policing to Address Violence

CHICAGO — The city's former top cop commended the Police Department Thursday on a dip in murders so far this year, but added that city violence is …

The Connection Between Unemployment and Unmarried Parents

The states with more single men without jobs have higher rates of nonmarital births.<p>"Le berceau" by Berthe Morisot<p>The Census Bureau has a new report on nonmarital births. Based on the American Community Survey—the largest survey of its kind, and the only one big enough to track all states—the …

An Interactive Map of the World's 'Freedom Predators'

Here are the newest opponents of the free press<p>It's World Press Freedom Day, and the journalist-freedom watchdog Reporters Without Borders marked the day by releasing a list of 39 "predators" of information freedom. These are "presidents, politicians, religious leaders, militias and criminal …

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Bishop to Move to House Abandoned After Owners Targeted by Gangs

WEST ENGLEWOOD — A South Side bishop plans to move Monday into an Englewood house abandoned by a family intimidated by gangbangers and drug …

Undocumented workers' grim reality: speak out on abuse and risk deportation

Luis Zavala knew something had gone wrong when he saw the gun pointed at him.<p>The 45-year-old construction worker in Louisiana, and about two dozen …