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Summaries – Senpai Pio

Parsing the new ‘humane’ food labels https://grist.org/article/food-2011-01-21-parsing-the-new-humane-food-labels/ It seems counterintuitive that these labels that big organizations put on their foods such as “cage-free” seem counterintuitive. This is because these organizations are able to lie about certain word choices if they … Continue reading

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Summaries – Shazammm

Vancouver combats heroin by giving its addicts the best smack in the world https://theworld.org/stories/2015-02-04/vancouver-combats-heroin-giving-its-addicts-best-smack-world It seems counterintuitive that a solution to solving drug-related crimes would be to administer drug addicts narcotics. In Vancouver, a program called Insite is offering a … Continue reading

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Summaries – rowanluver29

It is counterintuitive that, women should have a say in rape laws about women, in the past present and future. But since the beginning of time, men were the only people allowed to make laws about statutory and forcible rape. … Continue reading

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Summaries-ILoveDunkinOverStarbucks

It seems counterintuitive that the circus is named “The Greatest Show on Earth” when the animals are not treated well. After the one elephant Kenny started to get sick during one show and had little interest in eating after the … Continue reading

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Summaries – Spaghettitacosforthesoul

Pizza hunt and the pyramids It seems counterintuitive that one can experience chain food meals in the most sacred parts of the world. Pizza hut, a chain food restaurant that sells American-Italian food, is one of the US’s top fast-food … Continue reading

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Summaries- Anonymousgirl

The hair part theory It seems counterintuitive that a hairstyle can give us so much power, and feel confident.  The hair part theory began when John Walter decided to part his hair another way the usual. The hair part theory … Continue reading

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Summaries- calamariii

It seems counterintuitive that national parks have to rely on corporate assistance to be able to continue functioning. While corporate funds can help these parks to be able to maintain trail conditions and promote the park, the influence that comes … Continue reading

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Summaries – mossmacabre

1: It seems counterintuitive to make distinctions between animals that are essentially identical, aside from a few differences in DNA. Cryptic species is a newer specification of animal genealogy for creatures that appear identical but have genetic distinctions. While previously … Continue reading

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Summaries-Minutemen14

A Meditation on Elderly Animals It seems counterintuitive to think that photography of animals at the end of their life could actually be therapeutic or viewed as a form of mediation.  Isa Leshko took what started as a fascination for … Continue reading

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Summaries-RowanAnnouncer

I choose three counter-intuitive topics from the long list of suggestions from this article. It seems counterintuitive that unhappiness comes from comparison. You’d assume that happiness would come from the pursuit to better yourself after the initial comparison, but that … Continue reading

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