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It finally snowed!

It finally snowed! by thinkbigshrinktofit. Started this afternoon, kept up this evening, a quiet, gentle falling of white stuff, now over two inches thick. I never thought I’d be so happy to see the stuff, but I am. Squeeked under my feet as I walked home today, which means it’s fairly dry snow. (Streaks in […]

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Look to Norway?

Norway’s main selling points, even to its own inhabitants, are clean air, clean water, and clean living. We get our electricity from waterfalls (which is why you don’t see them cascading down the mountainsides any more); we get our water from mountain lakes (but lack proper cleansing of that water in many places); we love […]

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Sewers beat mold

I have always believed that the most significant medical discovery of the past century or so was penicillin. Perhaps I think that way since penicillin was a part of my childhood, prone to bronchitis and pneumonia as I was. But according to a poll by the British Medical Journal, the most important medical breakthrough of […]