Was Mainland US Bombed in WWII?

Posted on October 17th, 2019
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True or False: the mainland of the United States was bombed during World War II. No, this is not a trick reference to Pearl Harbor. This is the 48 contiguous states being hit by bombs during World War II. The answer is true. The United States was bombed during World War II. In fact, it […]

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The Lingering Menaces: Typhus and Ebola

Posted on August 21st, 2019
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“Even the company of the mad was better than the company of the dead.” So wrote Stephen King in his apocalyptic magnum opus, The Stand. First published in 1978, and re-released in a complete/uncut version twelve years later, the horror classic about the impact of a killer virus has sold more than 5 million copies.  […]

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Your Negative Attitude is Positively Deadly

Posted on August 14th, 2019
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The National Health Interview Survey has been monitoring Americans since the late 1950’s.  By tracking healthcare statistics, healthcare access and attitudes about healthcare, it provides the most comprehensive snapshot available of our nation’s wellbeing. Turns out that, according to the most recent survey, the majority of us are feeling pretty good about our health. 82 percent […]

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Living and Dying Alone

Posted on July 24th, 2019
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“The weather was warm and he was buried, with indecent haste, in one of the public cemeteries…on the Sunday following…an intense excitement was created by the declaration of a peasant that, while sitting on the grave, he had distinctly felt a commotion of the  earth, as if occasioned by someone struggling beneath…spades were hurriedly procured, […]

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What Is Jeff Bezos Burying?

Posted on July 11th, 2019
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For some, July 5, 1994 is the date that will live in infamy in the retail industry.  That’s when Jeff Bezos founded Amazon and turned the world of shopping upside down. Bezos elicits extreme reactions: he’s either the “whiz kid” whose fledgling online bookstore launched the ultra-convenient world of E-commerce, or he’s the narcissistic Croesus who […]

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