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The Scoop on Poop

Poop has been in the news lately. Not the kind that our politicians dish out (although there’s been plenty of that too). But all sorts

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Funeral Customs

  I was 21 when my baba died. This was my first experience with the death of someone who was really close to me, but

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A recent study at Harvard University’s Music Lab found that babies were soothed by lullabies even when they were sung in unfamiliar languages such as

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If you were stranded on a desert island and could only choose one, would it be onion or garlic? I’d opt for onion, I think.

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Cranes and Potatoes

My family had a huge garden, when I was growing up—about 2½ town lots. Its bounty kept us fed throughout the year. By summer’s end,

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