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Man Climbed Tree Because He Wanted To Be Left Alone

That’s allowed, you know. I bet he didn’t climb up there to look at his phone and check Facebook, either.    (Image: Oakridger.com) If a man climbing a tree makes national headlines, this is a sign that people are looking … Continue reading

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The State of Weed in Texas

It’s still illegal, but it could happen, and it’s ready. The 2015 Compassionate Use Act says that doctors can prescribe cannabidiol oil for epilepsy, but due to federal law, it can only be “recommended” by doctors, a pretty obvious stalemate … Continue reading

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Privacy Battles

   While I’m glad that a jury added to the payout load for a media entity for a privacy violation, I wonder what we all have to do to get this same kind of restitution. We can’t all be Hulk … Continue reading

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Men and Inequality: The Double-Edged Sword

(repost)    (Image via Criticalcommons.org) I’d long been afraid of men. They get angry in a way that I don’t, and they seem to respond to their own source of stress, a stress that I couldn’t identify with. For that … Continue reading

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Meet the Mother-Daughter Team Set on Saving Cursive

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Monkey rescues electrocuted friend at rail track in India

Worth the click. What friends do for each other. http://coub.com/view/4dy5n

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Caliphate, misogynist, sociopath, and O.K. are all hot right now

They’re all trending words of 2014.     http://blog.dictionary.com/trending-words-2014/

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Amarillo gas station drops below $2 a gallon

Yay! http://www.myhighplains.com/story/d/story/amarillo-gas-station-drops-below-2/77097/0luwYEQhpU6U6GwXd087aQ

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Airlines Say They’re Being Cheated By Skiplagged Airfare Savings Site

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Races of Injured While at Work Goes Unreported in TX

Injury Data by Race Goes Uncollected in Texas by Jay Root, The Texas Tribune Oct. 10, 2014 Austin lawyer Brad McClellan became convinced a few years ago that one of his clients, a black man who had been horribly injured … Continue reading

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