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The State of Jefferson Have you ever heard of the state of Jefferson? Nearly 81 years ago, the United States of America almost adopted Jefferson, made up of western Oregon and northern California counties. How close to becoming a recognized state was Jefferson? Does Jefferson still have interest today? When […]

The State of Jefferson


The Buzz About Bees I do not fear many things, but I do fear bees. Getting a bee sting has not happened to me yet, and I hope to keep it that way as long as possible. My first instinct is to swat at anything that even resembles a bee. […]

What’s the Thing About Bees?


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5 Fascinating College Football Facts College football is in the heart of its regular season, and you might have seen your favorite team or alma mater play on the gridiron this year. Perhaps you are not a college football fan. Are you unsure what to say when surrounded by family […]

5 Fascinating College Football Facts



A person walks on a treadmill.
Inside or Outside When I wanted to begin a healthy lifestyle, I decided to buy a treadmill. I loved its convenience since it was only steps away from my bedroom, and I appreciated that I didn’t have to deal with the Texas heat while getting a workout in. While those reasons […]

Walking Outdoors vs. The Treadmill


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Maximize Your Day We all have 24 hours given to us each day. How can you maximize your day? Certain actions we take can make our day better and more productive. The way we spend our time each day is critical to maintaining a healthy body and achieving success in […]

Maximize Your Day


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What is Cross-Cultural Communication? People who share geographic space, experiences, and history develop a pattern of behavior and norms known as culture. Culture comprises ideas, beliefs, value systems, language, and lifestyles that a group of people shares. “We express our culture through foods, celebrations, music, art, laws, customs, rituals, and language. Culture […]

What is Cross-Cultural Communication?



Don’t sweat the small stuff. Humans sweat to keep cool, but considering the alternatives, you should be grateful for your glow. Photo by Cottonbro on Pexels.
Turn of the Season, Turn Off the Sweat Well, folks, summer is at an end, and fall is fast upon us, so we should be delving into our coat closets and costume bins and gearing up for the gold-toned glory that is autumn. I am particularly excited for the turn of the […]

Sweat: A Closer Look at Thermoregulation


If you’ve made it passed the awkward phase of middle school without getting acne, you may feel like you dodged a bullet. However, it can be disappointing when in your adult years, you start to experience acne for the first time. How Can You Get Adult Acne? Adults can get […]

Adult Acne


Lightning is seen striking near a city.
Hurricanes, heavy rainstorms, cold fronts, and extreme heat temperatures can cause power outages. Therefore, you must have emergency food and water preparation in case one of these emergencies arise in your city. What food should I prepare for an emergency? Proper food and water supply are critical in harsh weather […]

Emergency Food and Water Preparation



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In August of 2022, President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 into law. Within the act, there are many provisions, including energy, environmental, and tax provisions. The law has extended ACA subsidies for the next three years. The expanded premium tax credits were first introduced and enacted in […]

Extended ACA Subsidies in the IRA