Category Archives: Science and Technology

Stop Mattel’s Eavesdropping Hello Barbie

“I want strangers spying on and talking to little girls.” If you agree with the above, there’s no need for concern. If you do not, then know that Mattel has announced “Hello Barbie.” The doll has a transmitter to pick … Continue reading

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World Leaders Secrets Leaked: What About Yours?

An autofill error led to personal information of 31 world leaders, including Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin, being leaked.  While it happened last year, the information is just now being released. “The personal details of 31 of the world’s leading political … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality Could End February 26–FCC Chair Speaks

The American Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is scheduled to vote on net neutrality on 26 Februrary, 2015. This decision could affect every single person who uses the Internet in America, and possibly beyond. What is net neutrality? It’s the idea … Continue reading

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Why are Children Overweight? 95210

Why are American children overweight? Because they eat too much junk food and don’t exercise enough. Duh. The obesity rate in children is four times what it was a few decades ago. Why? I teach first grade and almost all my kids … Continue reading

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Goodbye Yahoo! Contributor Network

I have published several articles through the Yahoo! Contributor Network including Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Voices, and Yahoo! Sports.  I just had one published a few days ago, and was working on another. That’s over.  They aren’t taking any more submissions, and within about a month, … Continue reading

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Having Trouble Posting Blog Comments?

Apparently some people have been getting an error message when they try to post.  Often this is something saying, “You are posting comments too quickly. Slow down” — even when they haven’t posted any comments in days! We’re very sorry … Continue reading

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One Year Since We Learned of Massive Government Spying

“They Knew Our Secrets.  One Year Later, We Know Theirs. “One year ago, the world had never heard of Edward Snowden, and we knew very little about the breathtaking scope of U.S. government surveillance. One year later, we are in … Continue reading

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Preteen Gag Order: Welcome to Corporate America

At the age of 10 and 7, two American children had their freedom of speech legally truncated. By an agreement made by their parents, Chris and Stephanie Hallowich, a Pennsylvania boy and girl apparently cannot talk about fracking, shale gas drilling, for the rest … Continue reading

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The 22 Percenters

We welcome commentator Vern Avaritt’s second entry to our new blog.  Usual disclaimer: The opinions expressed are the commentor’s, and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Loveshade Family.  The Loveshade Family has not verified the information or sources in … Continue reading

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Ek-sen-trik-kuh Discordia: Out of Print

Does Goddess Eris give es faithful followers immunity to the real world?  Apparently not. Ek-sen-trik-kuh Discordia: The Tales of Shamlicht is currently out of print.  ‘What?’ you say.  ‘Didn’t it just get published in October of last year (or March … Continue reading

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