June 2016 Archive

The Glycemic Index: Are Carbs Friend or Foe?

Most of us have heard of the glycemic index (GI). Even if we’re not familiar with how it works exactly, we know it’s something worth ...

Adios To Severe Spring Allergies: Natural Warriors

If you want to escape the sneezing, congestion and itchy eyes of spring, some great new warriors can bring on the adios chorus for you! ...

Ohio Teen Hopes to Build ‘World’s Largest Lawn Care Service’

At just 14 years old, Daron Taylor, has a bright future ahead—and it goes beyond what he has learned in school.  Taylor started a lawn ...

OC Resident Overcomes Disabilities to Produce Rock ‘N’ Roll CD

Seeking physical therapy and social contact, an Orange County resident discovered a musical vocation. Charles Reighn’s work-related injury was so severe that doctors said he ...

Pack These Pages: Three Must-Reads For Summer

Harriet Logan, owner of Loganberry Books in Shaker Heights, Ohio, recommends a graphic novel about trash, a George Eliot classic and a children’s book about ...

Why Does Every New Restaurant Look Like A Factory?

The stripped-down look of exposed brick, poured cement floors and Edison light bulbs is popular in restaurants across America. One reporter dares to ask, “Seriously, ...

Why kids may learn more from tales of fantasy than realism

Children have a lot of learning to do. Arguably, this is the purpose of childhood: to provide children with protected time so that they can ...

Slavery as free trade

The 18th-century thinkers behind laissez-faire economics saw slavery as a great example of global free trade By Blake Smith Read at Aeon

23 Hours of H.P. Lovecraft Stories: Hear Readings & Dramatizations of “The Call of Cthulhu,” “The Shadow Over Innsmouth,” & Other Weird Tales

Image by Lucius B. Truesdell, via Wikimedia Commons H.P. Lovecraft has somewhat fallen out of favor in many circles of horror and fantasy writing. Just ...

Laurie Anderson’s Top 10 Books to Take to a Desert Island

Her avant-garde performance art endeared her to the New York art world long before she dated, then married, one of the most influential men in ...

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