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Turkey doesn’t make you sleepy

By Kristance Harlow | November 10, 2007 | Comments Off on Turkey doesn’t make you sleepy
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Ever find yourself stuffing yourself with turkey and then napping? It’s probably all in your head. Contrary to popular belief, turkey doesn’t make you sleepy. When the tryptophan is extracted and purified it becomes a mild sleep aid and that’s probably where the myth came from. The small levels of the chemical in turkey are…

Smart babies watch TV? I don’t think so.

By Kristance Harlow | November 10, 2007 | Comments Off on Smart babies watch TV? I don’t think so.
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Baby Einstein, a sub-company of Disney, created a lot of buzz when it came out with DVDs meant to boost your child’s intelligence. Really, just a way to take advantage of America’s TV addicted population, Baby Einstein creates DVDs for different stages of a child’s development. Parents just park their kids in front of the…

Update – Not just Australia

By Kristance Harlow | November 8, 2007 | Comments Off on Update – Not just Australia
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Those toys I mentioned in the last article were also just pulled off the shelves in the USA after children in this country were also hospitalized for getting drugged by GHB. I’m even more into the whole organic corn-husk dolls for Christmas presents this year.

Chinese toy makers strike again

By Kristance Harlow | November 7, 2007 | Comments Off on Chinese toy makers strike again
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Australians are banning a toy made in China because it may contain chemicals linked to the date rape drug GHB. Several children have been hospitalized after swallowing beads that had come off the toy. The one million toys are supposedly only in Australia and a spokesperson said that future drug-rape-beads are going to taste bad,…

Why does anyone still buy Mattel?

By Kristance Harlow | November 6, 2007 | Comments Off on Why does anyone still buy Mattel?
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Chances are you and everyone you know has played with Mattel Toys at some point. As one of the most popular toy companies Mattel produces Barbie™, American Girl™, Fischer Price™, Disney™ brand toys, and Hot Wheels™; just to name a few of the most popular toys in all of American kid-hood. If you’re a kid…

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Ready to Be Green!

By Kristance Harlow | November 5, 2007 | Comments Off on Ready to Be Green!
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According to BBC.com, the world is ready to make sacrifices for eco-friendly living. “Overall, 83% of respondents throughout the world agreed that individuals would definitely or probably have to make lifestyle changes to reduce the amount of climate-changing gases they produce.” Ya think? Human caused pollution and climate change isn’t about to slow down if…

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Exploitation or Science?

By Kristance Harlow | November 4, 2007 | 1 Comment
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Scientists have unveiled King Tut’s mummified face. Currently, he is one of the few mummies remaining in the tombs, while the other corpses are on display in museums. “The move is part of a plan to protect the remains. Archaeologists say they are under threat from the heat and the humidity brought into the tomb…

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