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Much can be taken away from the free trip to Israel if you are Jewish between the ages of eighteen to twenty-six, known as a Birthright trip. Eating falafel by the handful and spooning hummus onto your plate as if they were mashed potatoes during Thanksgiving. Walking on the silk-like[…]

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When trying to heal ourselves, studying too much information can get us lost and alienated from the hopeful payoffs of our good intentions toward health. If we aren’t careful, we can find ourselves thinking that the road to good health is following an overly restrictive list of “do’s and don’ts”[…]

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The original article can be found here. Republished with permission from the author. The opposite of masculine rape culture is masculine nurturance culture: men* increasing their capacity to nurture, and becoming whole. The Ghomeshi trial is back in the news, and it brings violent sexual assault back into people’s minds[…]

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Photo by Tyler Derosier

I do not have a strong scientific background.  I was a biology major for a couple of years and took various science classes. But you know how undergrad at a state college can be where classes are filled with hundreds of people. You take your textbook home, memorize what you[…]

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Photo by Tyler Derosier

Photo by Tyler Derosier

The ecosystem is constantly reborn and rebuilt, by virtue of the fact that it is autophagous, biophagous, necrophagous, coprophagous and, in sum, euryphagous. Death is stronger than life in irreversibility, while life is stronger than death in recursivity. Nature’s seemingly antifragile properties stem from its eco-organization, which occurs via integration[…]

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Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways. ~Stephen Vincent Benét Fun. A term we take for granted because like a lot of words that are commonly used, the meaning becomes fuzzy over time. A[…]

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I don’t read comics now but I did back when I was a kid, I collected Marvel cards instead of baseball cards and I had fun reading the comics I could afford. But I never super got into them like some people do. My favorite was Calvin and Hobbes. Recently[…]

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If you aren’t familiar with Dr. Ray Peat, he is a biologist that most notably writes in support of sugar. The tricky part about sugar is that both alternative medicine practitioners and western medical doctors are united on the same front of considering it unhealthy. People may be inclined to[…]

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Throughout my years of public school, I had my faction of friends that got me through until I graduated high school. The sentiments declared by cliché yearbook signings like “we will always be in touch!” or “see you next semester!” disappeared and now I talk to only a handful of[…]

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I am a curious person by nature. I like to learn about people and ask a lot of questions.  When I was in college, this curiosity often got in the way of my “higher” education of memorizing information for tests; ninety percent of which I wouldn’t use in my daily[…]

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