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Buying Soda with Food Stamps

What do food stamp recipients purchase the most? The Carlos Slim Blog has an amusing post with the answer:   “The United States Department of Agriculture, which oversees the $74 billion food stamp program called SNAP, has published a detailed report that provides a glimpse into the shopping cart of the typical household that receives food stamps. The findings show […]

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appalachian-trail

Silence

I read an article this last week which claimed that silence can regenerate your brain:   ” A 2013 study on mice published in the […]