Raise the Smoking Age to 21New York City’s higher tobacco sales age should be copied across the country.
Bring Back the GuillotineLethal injection is the wrong way to do capital punishment. Severing the head is the better way to go.
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The Gynandromorphs A phenomenon observed in insects, crustaceans, and birds results in animals that are both female and male.
He Never Touches the Balls Tom Brady may be the handsome face of the Pats, but the team’s heart and soul belong to defensive tackle Vince Wilfork.