Sandra Buchholz

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The BareFoot Collective

The BareFoot Collective, Tacoma, WA. 594 likes. The BareFoot Collective is a community-based organization dedicated to creating opportunities for …

Ancient Egypt comes to life | Ms. Nancy's Library & Technology Blog

I promised my students I would link this again. Here you go, kids!<p>– Ms. Nancy<p>Do you know about the city of Heracleion? You should. The ruins were …

TomTato: 'mutant' plant that grows tomatoes and potatoes unleashed

A bizarre plant which produces both tomatoes and potatoes, providing a 'veg plot in a pot', has been launched in the UK.<p>It sounds like something from a science fiction film, but a plant which produces both potatoes and tomatoes has been launched in the UK.<p>The ‘TomTato’ can grow more than 500 sweet …

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Chicago's Public Employees Want New Contract With Fair Wages, Privatization Safeguards

Chicago public employees picketed downtown Tuesday, calling on Mayor Rahm Emanuel to settle a new union contract with AFSCME Council 31 that includes …

110<p>We're celebrating the end of the first week of summer classes with this view of the YMCA building! Have you ever had a class in this 100+ year old …

The World's Top Destination For Comic, Movie & TV news

3 6 mins ago CBR Exclusives<p>This is “How Can I Explain?”, which is a feature spotlighting inexplicable comic book plots. Today, we look at an …

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Tim Minchin’s Storm: Critique of alternative medicine and defense of reason, in song.

There’s nothing like reading about the history of disease to make you appreciate modern times. Until just a century or two ago, most people died …

Young Atheist Takes Action Against Teacher Who Compared Atheism to Smoking

September 16, 2013 by Hemant Mehta<p>The summer before <b>Sara Sheppard</b> began her senior year of high school in Katy, Texas, she took an Economics class. …

17-Year Old Gay Teen Commits Suicide - Father Blames Anti-Gay Bullying

An openly-gay 17-year old boy committed suicide in Rochester, Minnesota on Sunday, and his father is blaming anti-gay bullying as "a big part" of the …

SNAP Benefits Will Be Cut for Nearly All Participants In November 2013

The 2009 Recovery Act’s temporary boost to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits is scheduled to end on November 1, 2013, …

Wealthiest Americans Take Home Biggest Share of Income Ever Recorded

<i>This post first appeared at</i> ThinkProgress.<p>(AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)<p>The top 10 percent of earners in the United States took home more than 50 percent …

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Our Sister, Our Mother - 2013 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award Winner

Genetic 'Adam' and 'Eve' uncovered

Almost every man alive can trace his origins to one man who lived about 135,000 years ago, new research suggests. And that ancient man likely shared the planet with the mother of all women.<p>The findings, detailed Thursday, Aug. 1, in the journal <i>Science,</i> come from the most complete analysis of the …

Texas A&M professor studies emotional intelligence, compares it to IQ

Having been told that his plane had left him at the airport in Nairobi, Kenya, Texas A&M professor Fred Nafukho smiled and asked what his options …

Some regional late-summer reading

These are a few of the more interesting regional reads that have come across our desks recently, all of which happen to be paperback originals.<p><b>"The</b> …

McDonalds Tells Workers to Toil 70 Hours a Week, Use Ripoff Payroll Cards as Part of "Financial Literacy"

The poor have to endure not just the indignity of struggling to survive, but also from having to listen to pious lectures on how they really can …

In Our Voices: The Journeys of LGBT Refugees and Asylees

Gay marriage in the year 100 AD

Gay marriage sounds like an ultra-contemporary idea. But almost twenty years ago, a Catholic scholar at Yale shocked the world by publishing a book …

Fewer Than Ten People Show Up For Ex-Gay Pride Event That Expected to Draw ‘Thousands’

Yesterday, American Family Radio’s Sandy Rios spoke to Ex-Gay Pride Month organizer Christopher Doyle about today’s ex-gay lobby day on Capitol Hill. …

Portland Schools Considering Transfer Policy Changes

<i>Where kids in Portland attend school is based mainly on two things: where they live, and how easy it is to transfer elsewhere.</i><p><i>Portland Public Schools</i> …

Finding redemption in the world’s ‘rape capital’ – CNN Photos - CNN.com Blogs

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