Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Climate Change Via The Twitterverse

Check out @NOAAClimate's Tweet: https://twitter.com/NOAAClimate/status/545290409971560449?s=09

Friday, December 12, 2014

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Toy Shopping for the Holidays? Read THIS First...

The robotic fish, of which I have half a dozen, are listed. The detachable tail poses a choking hazard.
It is the season to be shopping and the focus is definitely on the children's Christmas List. Every year, a new wave of toys is pressed upon us as we try to sort the best for our brood. We can become overwhelmed. Of course the appeal to the child is going to determine which toy they gleefully open Christmas morning, however as parents, we need a baseline. Safety. That is why we regularly check Recalls.gov where the governance of toy safety is maintained and presented to the public. You can even receive updates. Clinical Pediatrics released a study showing an increase in toy related accidents in children by 40%. Most injuries are in the under six range and are related to choking hazards. Another big concern are scooters which are popular all over the world but accidents are heavily abated with the use of a helmet, knee and elbow pads. Protection is power.
Check out the article via CNN.com

Thursday, October 9, 2014

In the end, we are all determined by the place and the time in which we were born.

-Patrick Modiano (This year's Nobel literature prize winner)

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