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Scents of Surroundings

by Samantha Greenbaum There are certain smells and aromas that trigger particular memories in people, scents that perhaps take them back to childhood or a simpler time in life. Aromatherapy, which is an alternative medicine practice that uses various smells…

Making Noise

by Kofi Edufo (Age 7) The dead dog snores, making noise in the world full of mounds. I can name two mounds belonging to my late friends, a cat and a fowl, whom I feed the sun on the face…

A Vampire’s Guide to New Orleans

by Steven P. Unger If you have ever walked the dark, rainy streets of the French Quarter at night, you have seen the voodoo shops selling their gris-gris and John-the-Conqueror Root. You’ve seen the old woman in the French Market…

Mass Illness or Mass Hysteria?

by Josh Stevenson When fears of a disease create false symptoms of said disease, or physical symptoms that are uncomfortable and resemble symptoms of other illnesses, it is known as a phenomenon called “mass psychogenic illness.” Mass psychogenic illness, also…

How to Build a Backyard Worm Farm

by Charity Bailey To build a worm farm, one first needs a temperature controlled, dark, damp environment. People often build wooden bins or use Styrofoam coolers for their farm, but whatever is used must be modified to fit the moisture…