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Will we humans survive these climate changes?

     Whatever one may think about global warming and man's role in the earth's complicated ecosystems, recent events prove to everyone beyond doubt that climate change is here, and catastrophic climate change is an ever-present threat to us all. Here are some current materials that inform and present further evidence that may have been missed.

Iraqis at home

     Farnaz Fassihi is The Wall Street Journal's deputy bureau chief for the Middle East and Africa, based in Beirut. From 2003-2006 she was in charge of the Baghdad bureau: she became well-known for an email she wrote describing her daily life.

Werewolves among us

      For centuries, humans have been fascinated  by wolves, partly attraction, partly fear.  Stories abound of human children raised by wolves, humans who morph into wolves at the full moon, and more. Harry Potter and Twilight fans know well that current fantasy writers frequently include werewolves in their works, both as evil beings or complex human characters.

Fun kids’ fantasy will appeal to adults, too

         Over the weekend I took a nice little trip, courtesy of Laini Taylor.  A longtime fan of Tolkien, C.S.

Is it the flu or is it a cold?

 

Man sick in bed

Emory University has developed the Flu Self-Assessment site to help caretakers and those sick to discern if they have a cold or the flu and whether they should see a doctor.  Click the link below!  Flu Self-Assessment

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