Stargazing! Owl presentations! Food trucks? Palm Beach County's second annual Dark Sky Festival sounds fun enough to postpone other evening activities and/or keep the kids up late. Not only that, it's a way to raise awareness of an under-recognized environmental issue with consequences for wildlife ... More >>
How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.
Students may return to school in the fall, but that doesn't mean much in South Florida. It's very much summer almost year round here, a state of affairs which should make protection from the sun an important part of our daily health regimen. But many school districts treat sunscreen as an over-the ... More >>
Different religions have different sets of rules when it comes to eating. Many Jews keep a kosher diet that has been prepared according to Jewish dietary law. Practicing Catholics abstain from eating meat during Lent and the church urges followers to refrain from meat every Friday throughout the ... More >>
It's well known that our food supply is littered with undesirable ingredients: pink slime, fake honey, an overabundance of corn, GMOs -- the list goes on and on. Overuse of antibiotics is just one of many huge concerns. Many oppose its use due to fears of antibiotic resistance in humans and the pos ... More >>
House speaker, anti-weed guy, half-man/half-orange Republican John Boehner is about to become the father-in-law of a Rastafarian. Awwwww yeah, mon. Boehner's eldest daughter, Lindsey, 35, is set to marry 38-year-old Jamaican-born Rastafarian Dominic Lakhan at a ceremony scheduled for May 10 in Del ... More >>
Whenever a showdown between LeBron James and Kobe Bryant goes down, the suddenly-not-all-that-important regular season becomes ALL IMPORTANT. That's because Kobe apologists and Laker fans crawl out of the woodwork to remind everyone that he has RINGZZZ and is so badass he nicknamed himself Mamba. ... More >>
The Florida House passed HB 277 yesterday, moving a bill on to the Senate that not only tells doctors what they need to tell their patients but forces them to tell their patients things that, according to doctors who actually know stuff, just aren't true.Although the bill also includes a mandator ... More >>
photo by david_shankbone via flickrAdd assaulting animators with battered whitefish to the list of things you'll find in Kanye West's beautiful dark twisted fantasy. Back in April 2009, "South Park," an animated series known for its relentless attacks on all things self-important, roasted ... More >>
A bizarre, disputed, cocaine-fueled mania is killing Floridians, especially when they're jolted with a Taser.
John LinnElevation Burger debuted this week, and its sustainable take on beefy goodness rocks.This week on the blog:The Meatist gets up close and personal with sausage balls.Tulipan, Jack's, Woodlands, and more end up in this week's 100 Favorite Dishes.Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares visit to ... More >>
Flickr User: Curious ExpeditionsAmerican consumers spend billions every year to learn what the American Medical Association just told the world yesterday, for free: that hormone therapy cannot halt the human aging process. Or at least that they've found no scientific evidence to prove it.This figure ... More >>
Turning the miracle of birth into the banking of cold, hard cash.
"One life leads to another," says hypnotist Irv Mordes and so on and so on
The Aesthetics Institute
Supplied by Rexall Showcase of Boca Raton, doctors and other distributors are pitching alternative forms of medicine that may not work in ways that may not be legal
A pilot program in Fort Lauderdale challenges the notion that the grass is always greener when treated with chemical pesticides