Sunday, September 25, 2016 Elul 22, 5776

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Rita Rosen Poley, JE Feature
During the 1920s and '30s, the frontier of discovery was found in the dusty fields and dug pits of archaeological expeditions. In 1922, Howard Carter's find of Tutankhamen's tomb in Egypt's Valley of the Kings gripped the public, and archaeologists soon became media darlings. Contemporary news reports provided vivid pictures of life on excavations and fantastic glimpses of the culture,...
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'Twilight's' next gleaming may not tell the whole story
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Hollywood ... bloodsuckers. Who knew? Roget's Thesaurus would. But then, go figure that Hollywood would borrow journalism's historic axiom and run with it: "If it bleeds, it leads." It certainly does at the box office. Which brings us to "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," the howl of a hit follow-up to the start of the saga, based on Stephenie Meyer's...
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What abnormal appearances may say about those in the mainstream
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
In his book, Freaks of Nature, What Anomalies Tell Us About Development and Evolution , Mark S. Blumberg, professor in the department of psychology, and a Starch Faculty Fellow, at the University of Iowa, proposes that freaks are actually part of the normal course of development, survival and evolution. Blumberg introduced the book to a packed house at the College...
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The turkey may be the star, but the accompaniments make the meal
For some families, tradition reigns supreme at Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, what's familiar on the Thanksgiving table isn't always the best. So this year, I'm going to mix up things a bit with some new side dishes. Stuffed roasted squash is a great side dish, as well as a vegetarian entrée option. Roasting the squash first gives it big flavor and helps...
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After all that turkey and stuffing, can there be room left for dessert? Here are some sweet treats that will bring your guests running back to the table. Banana Split Ice Cream Cake 4 eggs, at room temperature, separated 3/4 cup mashed bananas 1/4 cup peanut oil 1 package (12 oz.) sponge cake mix 1/2 cup chopped nuts 8 oz...
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