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What’s a pretty girl like you studying math for? No, no-one’s ever said that to me. But someone said it to Danica McKellar, actress on TV’s The Wonder Years, while she was getting her math degree at UCLA. According to this recent article, Ms McKellar’s passion is acting, but she has a real talent for […]

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In six months, I went from doing battle with my reluctant dog in order to bathe her, to having her rush to the bathroom and leap into the bathtub when it looked like she was going to get a bath. It all started when my 70 lb very active shepherd/lab cross got sprayed full in […]

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According to this article, published in 2005, the National Institute of Mental Health says that in any given year, nearly 19 million adults in America have a depressive illness – more than 9% of the population. Only 23% of sufferers get any treatment at all, and only 10% receive adequate treatment.

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Alexander Kuzmin, 33, is an oil engineer and businessman who studied business administration in Canada. He’s also the mayor of Megion, in the Khanty-Mansiisk region of Siberia, where he’s 1.5 years into his term and determined to improve efficiency in part by eliminating the language of negativity.  The list of banned phrases includes: §         I […]

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