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Behold the New York City Street Tree Map: An Interactive Map That Catalogues the 700,000 Trees Shading the Streets of New York City | Open Culture

It may sound odd, but one of the things I miss most about living in New York City is the ability to hop on a bus or train, or walk a few blocks from home, and end up lounging in a forest, the cacophony of traffic reduced to a dim hum, squirrels bounding around, birds […]

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Flooded – Poetry Of An Aspergian

Raise a glass to the single mom Warriors you are, kids from the ghettos Dine at my feast of endless applause All those toiling undetected on the spectrum To everyone, and anyone, in between A simple thanks for your courage Wielding magnificence no king will ever wear And shining brighter than a thousand suns The […]

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Disneyland Guest Has Measles and May Have Exposed Others | Time

The visitor was also at a Los Angeles Starbucks location earlier that morning Source: Disneyland Guest Has Measles and May Have Exposed Others | Time

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ASAN Opposes the RESPONSE Act

ASAN condemns the introduction of the RESPONSE Act in the Senate. While this bill frames itself as an attempt to prevent gun violence, in reality, this legislation does not address gun violence at all. Instead, it yet again scapegoats people with mental health disabilities. It is impossible to address the issue of gun violence when […]

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Zuckerberg Defends Facebook’s Libra Before Congress | Time

Many members of the panel appeared unconvinced Source: Zuckerberg Defends Facebook’s Libra Before Congress | Time

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Are Kids With Religious Exemptions Spreading Disease? – VAXOPEDIA

Kids with religious exemptions are at higher risk to get sick and spread vaccine-preventable diseases. Source: Are Kids With Religious Exemptions Spreading Disease? – VAXOPEDIA

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Fear – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

Sometimes the path leads to the light. The direction is clear. Other times the path takes you unerringly into darkness and uncertainty. Into fear. Over the last few days my spirit and my mojo has d… Source: Fear – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.