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    YourWhat Do You Call the Person You Are Probably Never Going to Marry? Your fiancé.
    Sitting at Computers Is Killing Us, but This Video Could Help Save Your Life
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    Look Inside a Chicken Nugget--Doctors at the University of Mississippi dissected two chicken nuggets, looked at them under a microscope, and were "astounded."
    Is it sexist to offer a pregnant woman a seat?
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Thursday, December 26

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    Your Zodiac Sign, Your Health--Many doctors used to take astrology seriously—and season of birth has been linked to increased risk for a number of serious diseases. Can modern medicine actually learn from stars and seasonality?
    Look Inside a Chicken Nugget--Doctors at the University of Mississippi dissected two chicken nuggets, looked at them under a microscope, and were "astounded."
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Wednesday, December 25

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    Look Inside a Chicken Nugget--Doctors at the University of Mississippi dissected two chicken nuggets, looked at them under a microscope, and were "astounded."
    Is it sexist to offer a pregnant woman a seat?
    12 novelists tell their scariest bite-size stories
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    The Culture Gabfest “Abstract Nouns” Edition: Slate’s Culture Gabfest on how we talk: vocabulary, conversation, and voice.
    Feeding the Poop Log: A Catalan Christmas Tradition
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    The Culture Gabfest “Abstract Nouns” Edition: Slate’s Culture Gabfest on how we talk: vocabulary, conversation, and voice.
    Feeding the Poop Log: A Catalan Christmas Tradition
    11 wonderful winter weather terms
    9 Reasons This Little Girl’s Sign Language Version of “'Twas the Night Before Christmas” is Great
    Lexicon Valley: The Peculiar Grammar of Christmas Songs
    8 of our favorite words coined by Mark Twain

    Listen! Beowulf opening line misinterpreted for 200 years
    Slate: What Does a Drowning Person Look Like? Not What You Think.
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Tuesday, November 5

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    Listen! Beowulf opening line misinterpreted for 200 years
    Slate: What Does a Drowning Person Look Like? Not What You Think.
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    Interesting Articles from 2010 and earlier
    {http://www.slate.com/content/dam/slate/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/05/130530_SCI_MERMAIDS.jpg.CROP.rectangle-xsmall.jpg} 1. Why Animal Planet’s Fake Documentaries About Mermaids Are Dangerous

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Tuesday, June 4

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    Slate: What Does a Drowning Person Look Like? Not What You Think.
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    Slate: No, Mermaids Do Not Exist--What Animal Planet’s fake documentaries don’t tell you about the ocean.
    science, list of problems related to the ocean for students to investigate
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    {http://www.slate.com/content/dam/slate/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/05/130530_SCI_MERMAIDS.jpg.CROP.rectangle-xsmall.jpg} 1. Why Animal Planet’s Fake Documentaries About Mermaids Are Dangerous

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Sunday, June 2

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    Slate: No, Mermaids Do Not Exist--What Animal Planet’s fake documentaries don’t tell you about the ocean.
    science, list of problems related to the ocean for students to investigate

    Slate: How Does Internet Porn Affect Teens? New Study Says: We Have No Idea!
    sex, culture. Students could follow this article up by researching to find out the answers to this question.
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    Interesting Articles from 2011
    Interesting Articles from 2010 and earlier
    {http://www.slate.com/content/dam/slate/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/05/130530_SCI_MERMAIDS.jpg.CROP.rectangle-xsmall.jpg} 1. Why Animal Planet’s Fake Documentaries About Mermaids Are Dangerous
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    Slate: How Does Internet Porn Affect Teens? New Study Says: We Have No Idea!
    sex, culture. Students could follow this article up by researching to find out the answers to this question.
    Slate: Give Spam a Chance--The maligned meat deserves a better reputation
    Slate: Spam’s Shame Foodies—and everyone else—should shun Hormel’s famous canned meat.
    Food, Culture, Health, Business
    Two articles here. The first praises spam, but the second severely criticizes spam. Can have students read the first article and then ask them to critically question the premises of the article. The second article shows that there are two sides to every story.

    The Atlantic: Why Geeks Get Bullied (It's Not Necessarily for Being Geeks)
    The Atlantic: 10 Films From Cannes 2013 You'll Probably Want to See
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Wednesday, May 29

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    The Atlantic: Why Geeks Get Bullied (It's Not Necessarily for Being Geeks)
    The Atlantic: 10 Films From Cannes 2013 You'll Probably Want to See

    Slate: Superhero or Supervillain? If science gives people superpowers, will they use them for good or evil?
    Discussion article. Could use it to talk about powers that they would want, and the ramifications of the powers. Freng or Convo.
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Friday, May 24

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    History of English
    Slate: “Burn Her at the Stake” Amanda Knox was acquitted of murder. Why do so many people still hate her so much?
    Mind, Culture, tech
    MORAL DILEMMA LINKS:
    Top 10 Moral Dilemmas
    Ethical Dilemmas, Cases, and Case Studies From USC Levan Institute: Online Ethics Resource Center
    Personal Dilemmas: From Institute for Global Ethics

    Sadly, you are uglier than you think
    Mind, Relationships
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