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Kelly Lawrence
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**NEW EXCERPT** The Lark children set aside the pieces their parents had bequeathed to them—the dining set, the leather chairs, the walnut credenza. They packed away their gr...
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The iPhone 6S Giveaway: Put Some 'S' in Your Step with a Free iPhone 6S!
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This thing exactly.
It's hard to say you don't believe people when they tell you they've experienced something supernatural. 
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A must read on moving past the consequences of teaching "girls subservient habits and boys to exercise dominance," and of mansplaining.
Men interrupt women, speak over them, and discount their contributions to a discussion with surprising regularity. Here’s how women should respond. “Stop interrupting me.”  “I just said that.” “No explanation needed.” In fifth grade, I won the school courtesy prize. In other words, I won for being polite. My brother, on the other hand, was …
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Could also be called the smell of Portland.
 
Geosmin - BO of the earth.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geosmin

"The human nose is extremely sensitive to geosmin and is able to detect it at concentrations as low as 5 parts per trillion."


#geosmin   #petrichor     #smellofrain      #actinobacteria  
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What the hell?
 
Teacher removed for 'dangerous' science projects; supporters rally. “As far as we can tell, he’s being punished for teaching science"
 http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-teacher-suspended-20140409,0,1851167.story
A popular Los Angeles high school science teacher has been suspended after students turned in projects that appeared dangerous to administrators, spurring a campaign calling for his return to the classroom.
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Powerful words about being a better person.
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Springtime!
 
It’s the first day of Spring!

Which ‪#‎VanGogh‬ painting reminds you of this wonderful season?

Image: http://bit.ly/1C4QIXi

#Spring   #VanGogh  
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Well now it's getting personal...
A pilot study examines how drought affects the quality of starch in barley.
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Excellent post about the effectiveness of vaccines. And well written, to boot!
In light of recent outbreaks of measles and other vaccine preventable illnesses, and the refusal of anti-vaccination advocates to acknowledge the problem, I thought it was past time for this post. ...
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Neuroscientist Prof Gina Rippon claims male and female brains only differ because of the relentless ‘drip, drip, drip’ of gender stereotyping
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Skeptic, beer nerd, regular nerd.
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Buffalo born. Ran away to the Pacific Northwest. Happy about it!
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