Banking on Cheese: The Bank That Uses Parmesan as Collateral

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Whether they’re students or businesses, lots of people have to take out loans from the bank. For cheese farmers, there’s a bank in Italy that will literally accept *cheese* as collateral for loans. This is the story of three men and millions of dollars worth of that proverbial cheddar. Continue reading “Banking on Cheese: The Bank That Uses Parmesan as Collateral”

Banking on Cheese: The Bank That Uses Parmesan as Collateral

Parents Explain Birth Control

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Both teenagers and parents are so uninformed about birth control. Continue reading “Parents Explain Birth Control”

Parents Explain Birth Control

United Airlines: Fly the Friendly Skies

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When you fly with United Airlines you know that you almost always get to stay on the plane. Continue reading “United Airlines: Fly the Friendly Skies”

United Airlines: Fly the Friendly Skies

Drinking The Most Expensive Cup Of Coffee In The U.S.

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What’s the most you would pay for a cup of joe? Continue reading “Drinking The Most Expensive Cup Of Coffee In The U.S.”

Drinking The Most Expensive Cup Of Coffee In The U.S.

Why Perfume Makers Love Constipated Whales

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How whale poop becomes perfume.  Continue reading “Why Perfume Makers Love Constipated Whales”

Why Perfume Makers Love Constipated Whales

Thoreau and Civil Disobedience

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Henry David Thoreau not only wrote Walden; he is also responsible for a small pamphlet titled Civil Disobedience, which recommends that – when a US president is taking a wrong turn – good citizens have a duty to protest. Continue reading “Thoreau and Civil Disobedience”

Thoreau and Civil Disobedience

How The Blind Perceive The World

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How do the blind perceive the world? How different is it from the way a person with sight does? Continue reading “How The Blind Perceive The World”

How The Blind Perceive The World