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A cry for kelp

Long Island not only resembles a fish, fishing has always been an integral part if its economy. And while recreational fishing still remains as popular as ever, over-fishing, pollution, and climate change have all contributed to the steady decline of commercial fishing for decades. Especially hard hit have been clammers and lobstermen, as well as those who fish for flounder …

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Gordon Ramsey Nascar

Gordon Ramsey fuels NASCAR team with crab omelets

Forget the over-boiled hotdogs and “grayish” hamburgers often served up at various venues on the NASCAR circuit. Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay chose to fuel up the Stewart-Haas crew with a gourmet breakfast featuring crab omelets, hash with Old Bay seasoning and fruit smoothies with fresh vanilla during a recent filming of his TV show “The F Word”at Dover International Speedway …

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Not all halal Little Caesars: Pizza company sued for violating Islamic dietary claims

Not all halal Little Caesars: Pizza company sued for violating Islamic dietary claims

A Muslim man in Michigan has filed suit against a local Little Caesar’s restaurant for falsely claiming its pizza to be halal despite the fact that it was topped with pepperoni made from pork. According to the suit, Mohamad Bazzi stated that despite assurances that the pizza was “safe” to eat according to religious dietary laws, he was served the …

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Being transgender may be bad for your health

Being transgender may be bad for your health

According to a survey sponsored by the CDC, being transgender (people whose sexual identity does not match gender at birth) in America can be more hazardous to one’s health than many people realize. In fact, transgender adults reportedly are less likely to describe themselves as healthy as compared to their cisgender counterparts (people who’s sexual identity corresponds with the gender …

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Happy Doughnut Day

Happy Doughnut Day!

Today, June 2nd, is National Doughnut Day! Americans love their doughnuts — so much so that the doughnut business is yet booming at 173.65 million consumption as of 2011 and is expected to increase to nearly 200 million by 2020.1 In 1938, the Salvation Army created National Doughnut Day to celebrate our army forces during the First World War. In …

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buying best sunglasses

An eye to buying the best sunglasses

Sunglasses aren’t just a fashion statement While they do make you look cooler, they also serve to protect your eyes from overexposure to of ultra-violet A violet B and blue light which can weaken the layers of protective pigments found naturally in the retina. and macula and leading to cataracts and macular degeneration, as well as other retinal conditions due …

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blue whale suicide game

Blue whale challenge linked to teen deaths

A new social media game known as the “Blue Whale Challenge” has been linked to hundreds of teen deaths worldwide, including at least 130 possible suicides in Russia alone (still yet to be confirmed). In the meantime, the online Café Mom site reports that warnings have been cropping up on school websites and Facebook pages throughout the United States over …

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things to consider before naming your child

Things to consider before naming your child

You may ask, “What’s in a name?” After all, a “rose by any other name may still smell as sweet…” However, according to a series of studies conducted by Dr.Albert Mehrabian, Professor Emeritus of Psychology at UCLA, and author of the self-published Baby Name Report Card: Beneficial and Harmful Baby Names, the name you go by can affect preconceived notions …

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Beauty industry finds freckles tattoos to be spot-on

Beauty industry finds freckle tattoos to be spot-on

Love them or hate them, freckles have emerged as one of the most surprising new fashion trends, with a growing number of women opting to have them tattooed on their faces. Still, for the generations who have spent a lifetime trying to cover them up with make-up, it seems incredulous that anyone lucky enough to have “freckles skin” skin would …

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Oh those delectable derrierre dimples

Oh those delectable derrierre dimples

Who would have ever thought that a hereditary defect in facial muscles would ever be considered attractive? Yet, there is no doubt about it. Not only are dimples adorable especially for babies and little kids, they can be downright sexy on adults. Just look at celebrities from Mario Lopez, Leonardo Di Caprio, and Eddie Cibrian to Beyonce, Jennifer Garner, and …

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