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Last week I discussed Paracelsus, who said: “Solely the dose determines that a thing is not a poison.” In my research, I found a guide that looks at chemicals—working to debunk the myth that...
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The title of the essay is “Paracelsus to parascience: the environmental cancer distraction.” I had to look up Paracelsus to make sure I understood the reference. He was a Swiss-German scientist...
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My friends know I’m a foodie. (Hell, anyone looking at me is going to know I’m someone who likes to eat!) I’ve previously considered the ingredients in a Big Mac’s bun, but in the next few...
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Last week I interviewed Nina Cornett about new legislation being considered in Kentucky to combat timber theft and she mentioned that she had news about events in Virginia. I asked her to tell me...
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Last fall I posted an extended interview with Nina Cornett about timber theft in the United States. Nina’s been particularly active in her state of Kentucky where she’s been working with her...
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Which New Year, you ask? Worried that I’m running a month late? Well, Chinese New Year was this week. So to celebrate, I thought we’d look at some snacks available over there. As you all know,
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I’ve talked about this quite often in the past, but I think we need to reinforce this concept again. When you look at formaldehyde in terms of composite wood products (like plywood in engineered...
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I don’t know if everyone’s made it home from Vegas yet … no, I’m not thinking of some flooring industry version of "The Hangover,” but more like the “The Day After Tomorrow” where the...
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I’m in Vegas this week, are you? If so, spot me on the floor and say hi! I’m here at Surfaces, but don’t forget, we have the NAHB show here in Vegas right now, too. Looking ahead to other...
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As it has become my habit, I’m starting the year with an index of past posts. I hope everyone finds this useful. Posts are sorted first by topic and then in chronological order. Some links appear...
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