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W. Scott Phoenix, B.A., B.S. was born in Hawaii, raised in Pennsylvania and resides in California. He has been a published writer since 1978. His work has appeared (under various names) in numerous places in print and online including Examiner.com. He is a single parent of three children and has also worked as an actor, singer and teacher. He has been employed by such publications as the Daily Collegian and the Los Angeles Times.

Sunscreen Causes Skin Cancer?


According to a new study by the British Association of Dermatologists, sunscreen causes cancer. The research indicates that more than 72 percent of the population noted that they were sunburned last year. This in spite of all the proactive promoting ...

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Why Are Disabled People Suing Uber And Lyft? — ‘The Why’


Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why are disabled people suing Uber and Lyft?” you ask? Good question.  Timely too. (Plus, it helps us avoid addressing some of the nastier questions we get around here on a regular ...

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Over $20,000 Donated To Sunny The Dog Found Hanging From Tree


No bones about it.  People care about Sunny the dog. According to a report from the Associated Press and other sources, over $20,000 has already been donated for Sunny the dog. Sunny made news headlines recently when he was discovered ...

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Why Is A Human Being Like A Loaf Of Bread? — ‘The Why’


Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why is a human being like a loaf of bread?” you ask? Good question.  Timely too. (Mind you, the way it was phrased makes it sound like one of The Riddler’s lines ...

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NASA’s Hubble Observes Nasty 1 Star

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A team of astronomers used NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope discovered new details about a fast aging star that is so unusual the investigative team named it Nasty 1.  The nickname is a take-off of its catalog name NaSt1. It was ...

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Why Does Something Itch More After You Scratch It? — ‘The Why’


Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why does something itch more after you scratch it?” you ask? Good question.  Timely too. (Besides, it gives us a chance to avoid all those questions about sex, religion and politics.) Have ...

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Some Like It Hot: 2 Cups Of Coffee Keeps Men Up


According to a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE, two cups of coffee can perk up a man’s performance in the bedroom. In a study of nearly 4,000 men, researchers at the University of Texas discovered that men ...

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Why Do Guys Laugh At Bathroom Humor? – ‘The Why’

bathroom humor

Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why do guys laugh at bathroom humor?” you ask? (Well, OK, we got a long list of questions regarding why guys laugh at stuff. In this edition of the series, we will ...

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Marijuana May Stunt Boys’ Growth


According to a new study recently presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology in Dublin, Ireland, marijuana may stunt the growth of adolescent boys. The research, conducted in Pakistan, revealed that boys who heavily smoked marijuana were notably smaller than ...

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