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Fall Book Awards Part 1


'Tis the season for a lot of the biggie book and literature awards:  National Book Awards, Man Booker Prize, and Nobel Prize.  For me, I look forward every Fall to the Banff Mountain Book Competition (and their legendary film festival!!) and the National Outdoor Book Awards (NOBA).  The Banff Centre just announced their book winners; the NOBA awards will be out […]

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How do you KNOW it’s a hoax? (or: How to outsmart the Internet)

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Whether it's the latest rumor about Facebook stealing your photos or the warning you got from a friend-of-a-friend about razerblades in the Hallowe'en candy, how do you know if it's bogus, outdated, or just plain wrong?   Here are few tips to help you OUTSMART THE INTERNET: 1. Consider the distance from the source, (or: Where did […]

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Presidential Debates Over- What Now?


With the presidential election just a little less than three weeks away, there's still plenty of time to obsess over this poll and that poll. I prefer to spend my time worrying about the current and near future Supreme Court vacancies. After all, a presidential term (even two) is a drop in the bucket compared to […]

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¿Día de los muertos o Halloween?


En una reciente visita a una tienda de Halloween me di cuenta de que los vestidos y el maquillaje inspirados en el día de muertos están siendo usados como disfraces de Halloween. Aunque hay similitudes entre el origen espiritual del día de Halloween y el del Día de los Muertos (también conocido como Día de los Santos) la forma […]

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