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  • Board Game Review: Forbidden Island
    Board Game Review: Forbidden Island
    A great way to bring parents and kids together is around a board game. Playing board games with family promotes that "face time" that seems to be so tough to get in our current time of constant schedules. Board gaming as a family also...
  • Traditional Ham dinner
    Where did the tradition of eating ham on Easter come from?
    Continued from the previous article on What do bunnies, eggs, and easter have to do with the resurrection? "Also popular among Europeans and Americans on Easter is ham, because the pig was considered a symbol of luck in pre-Christian European...
  • Forbidden
    Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma
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  • Forbidden Birthday Party
    Top Islamic school - birthday parties forbidden
    The Times of India is reporting that the prominent orthodox Muslim school, Darul Uloom Deoband, has issued a fatwa against birthday parties. Darul Uloom Deoband is one of the foremost centers of Islamic learning and thought in the world.It...
  • Big parrot flock
    What does Ohio's repeated situations of cruelty mean for parrot owners
    Many are aware of the tragic events the unfolded in Zanesville, Ohio last week. A total of 51 animals ranging from tigers to bears to giraffes to monkeys were gunned down to protect the citizens of the small town. How did this happen? The owner,...
  • Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma is a very different love story
    Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma is a very different kind of love story
    Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma is not your average young adult love story. It's gritty, depressing and yet at the same time lovely and touching.In Forbidden, Suzuma deals with an impediment to a relationship that is not usually included in love...
  • Concert Review: Overkill's Killfest 2010 at the Newport Music Hall, 11/10/2010
    Concert Review: Overkill's Killfest 2010 at the Newport Music Hall, 11/10/2010
    Is there anything better than a metal show at the Newport Music Hall? I can only think of a few things, one of them being a metal show at the Newport Music Hall on the weekend. But Overkill played a gig there Wednesday night, and when one of the...