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Do we all “Fake it”?

Do we all “Fake It” ?  I listended to a excellent Freakanomics podcast over lunch on “faking it” that makes a lot of sense.  No, I’m not talking about “faking it” in the bedroom (although I’m sure some faking does go

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A great article on how to slow down spen

A great article on how to slow down spending habits. One idea I’ve already implemented: a 30 day wait list for toys. http://bit.ly/cbs2df

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I never realized how much my dog Maggie could teach me about Marriage.

I never realized how much my dog Maggie could teach me about marriage. Much cheaper than counseling 😉 http://nyti.ms/crlK8h

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Solar Hot Water at Our House!

I’m very excited that we’re getting Solar Hot Water installed at the house tomorrow. $3375 in Federal and Provincial grants defiantly helps! http://bit.ly/claYyR Island Energy is doing the install of an Enerworks system.  Photos and more information to follow!

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Anti-Angiogenesis: A Silver Bullet for Many Cancers?

William Li reviews promising research and studies that show Anti-Angiogenesis drugs and foods reducing cancer tumor size by cutting off their blood supply.  Eating the right foods can be helpful in reducing the probability of large tumor formation in people as

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Saving Money and the Environment in Your Home

What is probably the quickest and least expensive way to reduce your home heating (or cooling) bill, and reduce your home’s carbon foot print? If you have a home older than 10 years old, the plugging common air leaks with

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Science and Morality?

Sam Harris makes some interesting arguments for why science should be involved in evaluating moral arguments in his recent TED Talk. He argues that there is often not one “correct” position to take on an issue, but a range of

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