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Aug 26, 2011
3500 more years of horses

Interesting article from Reuters: “Saudi Arabia discovers 9,000 year-old civilization.”
Saudi Arabia is excavating a new archeological site that will show horses were domesticated 9,000 years ago in the Arabian peninsula, …

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Aug 21, 2011
St. Croix Island

We’ve been getting into the weekend Bangor Daily News lately (especially since the Press Herald is pretty redneck, racist and Republican).
Luckily it’s a great paper, having recently hired a former …

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Aug 18, 2011
What is Health Communication?

I stole this from the BU website, who in turn stole it from Healthy People 2010:
“The art and technique of informing, influencing, and motivating individual, institutional, and public audiences about …

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Aug 18, 2011
I’m going to College (again!)

Good news!
Last night I was admitted into Boston University’s Online Master of Science in Health Communication program!

I’m going back to BU, baby!

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Aug 16, 2011
Ramadan Waste in Dubai

It’s a little weird that the Jerusalem Post – an Israeli paper – is taking umbrage with the most holy of Muslim holidays, but it raises a fair point, so …

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Aug 14, 2011
20 Years of Websites

I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention this – the first website went live just over 20 years ago (August 6, 1991 to be exact). was the address of the …

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Aug 12, 2011
Stinky Dubai?

Ugh. I feel that I can smell this from here, “Trouble in paradise as plumbing problems hit Dubai’s Palm island“.
Glad I don’t live on the Palm Jumeirah …

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Aug 11, 2011
Flickr Views

Did something happen at Disneyland Resort Paris’ Hotel Cheyenne this week? Like, on August 8?
See, I have a Flickr photo sharing page. That’s where I have photos from Dubai, photos …

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Aug 1, 2011
Tea Party Article

This is a pretty interesting read. I love putting current events into historical context.
How the Tea Party Won the Deal
By Peter Beinart
The Daily Beast – 8 hrs ago
While the details …

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