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Stan Lee Won at Life

As I sit in my work office, I can’t help but think about Stan Lee this week. His death wasn’t totally unexpected. His wife of…

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Uncertainty looms over professional journalism

It’s not easy being a journalist. Sure, you may not be as physically taxed as a surveyor who spends his day walking a variety of…

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Social media: Saying ‘I quit’ is an option, but unlikely

Like many people, I feel the overload when it comes to our modern information age. It’s a nonstop 24-7 ordeal with the news changing every…

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Brainfood: Did ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ speak for 90s metalheads?

Who is old enough to remember Beavis and Butt-Head’s original run? Sure, more than one-fourth of us were not born then, but if you’re part…

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Conspiracy peddlers add to victims’ suffering

October 2017 started off with tragedy as 58 people were killed and more than 500 were wounded when a shooter armed with rifles modified to…

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On Columbus Day, facts and history don’t always agree

Next Monday is Columbus Day, at least in Arkansas and most other states. It’s not a day celebrated by everyone, particularly the descendants of the…

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Just molecules in the wind — Cassini-Huygens Mission ends

It seems September has been dominated by bad news. North America and the Caribbean were hit by multiple hurricanes, Mexico was racked by a pair…

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Teal, for real

Have you been seeing teal? I sure hope so. When it comes to cancer awareness, it seems that pink is the dominant color. We all…

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Interview: Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson on female Viking’s skeleton

An interview by Science, the magazine for the American Association for the Advancement of Science, with archaeologist Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson of Uppsala University in Sweden. The interview talks about…

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What is fascism anyway?

Over August, one word was thrust back into the spotlight: Fascist. Much of it had to do with the political-ideological violence we saw play out…

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