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What Happens to the Gold in Your Teeth When You Die?

After the death of a relative a small package came into my possession.  It was a collection of gold dental fillings.  Not unusual, a filling falls out you put it in a bag and life goes on.  However, some of … Continue reading

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Foreknowledge of Death and the Higher Apes

Recent research has shown that apes (and other higher mammals) may be closer to humans in terms of the ability to think rationally, self recognize, and empathize to the point that there is a growing reluctance to use them in … Continue reading

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Lhasa de Sela Dead at 38, Jan 1, 2010

One of my favorite singers, Lhasa de Sela is gone a year ago this month.  My first album was “La Llorona,” which led me to discover the legend of La Llorona and that of Malinche also.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Llorona http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lhasa_de_Sela http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_OMFay3Ciw

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