It's one of the world's most used websites - there are more than 20 billion page views a month. That's hard to fathom, isn't it? But right now, don't try to: just dip into this for a few moments...
It started, as many issues do, because we didn’t get enough roughage in our diets. Before dietary fiber gained currency in the ‘70s as a way to protect against serious disease, people who believed we were eating ourselves into early graves weren’t taken very seriously...
It’s easy to see a “cause and effect” relationship where there isn’t one. Or overlook one that should be as plain as daylight. Sometimes, these errors are dramatic.
It’s easy to see a “cause and effect” relationship where there isn’t one. Or overlook one that should be as plain as daylight.Sometimes, these errors are dramatic.
It’s becoming a spectacle of Diana-esque proportions. I can’t quite get my head around the fact that there is a ‘Royal Baby Monitor’ live-streaming the hospital door.
I’m a child of the ‘60s. That helps explain my fascination with creating Pop Art like this blog’s banner. There’ll be quite a bit of it here, as well as cartooning.
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