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Soap Making

Does anyone make soaps? I'm just looking for some help on melt and pour - or rather...

Catered Populations

A budding author recently wrote an op-ed about the need for Pride for the LGBTQ community. I was given access to some of the responses, and her rebuttals. Of course, the typical "stop being so sexual, it's gross" argument came up - which she staunchly slapped back to stupidsville. Of course, this had come from a…

How to Doctor without Religion.

I didn't think this was a difficult concept: if you want to be a physician, then you place aside your personal religion, and you provide unbiased, factually correct, scientifically based medical knowledge to your patients. Apparently, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario are more lax. And allow physicians…

Here be Dragons.

13 years, and one awesome hedge. If you ever needed the kick to try topiary, this is it. Sure, those perfect French geometric* bushes are neat, but how can you deny the power of DRAGON!? *Marqueyssac does an amazing job at showing all kinds of methods with boxwood. My favourite are the informal mossy tunnels weaving…

The Perv Alert

Where does it come from? Is it real? Is my gut reaction to a fellow human being enough instinct to be deemed an alert of possible creepy behaviour?

How to deal with MRAs?

Especially the one who are reasonable. I'm trying to write a piece on the misdirection of energy in the men's rights movement, and the feminist movement. Many of our goals are towards gender neutrality, rather than some perceived female supremacy. Other goals deal with our bodies' inherent differences, and…

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