Through these recent perilous times, it is fitting to credit our “front line troops,” be they doctors, nurses, supermarket employees, charities dispensing food, or take out delivery drivers. Certainly, we all need to eat and maintain our health. However, what about those “nonessential” intangibles that...

My Experience after 9/11 with South Florida’s BEST First Responders Immediately out of college I was extremely fortunate and found a job that I enjoyed a lot. It didn’t pay much, to be a scientist, but to me that was OK. I was happy with a...

Ok. So people are wearing masks and gloves, right? In a hospital those things get disposed of in a safe way, right? Special containers are marked in healthcare facilities to receive materials that are biohazardous, right? But where have we been throwing our gloves and masks? In special...

Light battling against darkness isn't just some disconnected philosophical perspective. It's happening right now, inside you, shown through the voices of the people here in our hometown. It's taking place inside the halls of government, inside the hearts of our leaders.  It's not an abstract battle of entities in Heaven and Hell, it's a battle against a hell that threatens our heaven here. The light and the darkness is inside us. We become what we turn our faces toward, what our faith in ourselves and our neighbors steer us into being.

There's a thought exercise we can play with, a way to think about protecting ourselves from coronavirus. This thought exercise allows us to ask ourselves some critical questions that are now being overlooked. How far should we go to protect ourselves from coronavirus, given all the steps we can take? How much is too little? How much is too much? Where does a prudent level of protection end and the oversteer into exacerbating our problems begin?

4boca.com is offering local businesses an exclusive, free way to easily inform the local community. Is your business open or closed? What are the adjusted hours? What special information do you have for customers? All the other things customers need to know: phone, address, email, a map etc. For example:...

NOTE: This article contains no rumors or unfounded claims.  Hey! We're doing this coronavirus thing now apparently. If we listen to public health authorities that means practicing "social distancing". Social distancing, in the most basic and immediate sense means staying away from other people.  It means limiting how much you travel and how much you socialize face to face. When it's necessary to go out for whatever reason, social distancing means keeping a set distance away from other people.

Rocket stoves allow powerful, focused fire to be created using only a small amount of fuel. Using twigs, bark, leaves, cardboard or small sticks, a fire can be sustained that's strong enough to boil a large pot of water. Many low tech designs for rocket stoves exist, but probably the simplest and cheapest involves common cinder blocks. In the aftermath of a natural disaster, like a hurricane, rocket stoves give their users peace-of-mind that their cooking doesn't have to be limited to how much propane they have.

The scene is all too common. You are having dinner out and spot another couple being escorted to the table next to you. They are attractive and seem so focused on each other that it must be a first date. Only a waiter breaks the...

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