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Viewing entries posted in August 2013

Back to Nature

Posted by Andy Kekacs on 12 August 2013

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If you live in an urban area, do you deal with stress by taking a vacation somewhere rural or wild? Many of us do. So, have you ever wondered why and how immersing yourself in a more natural environment makes you feel different? Why do we feel restored when we take a walk in the great outdoors?

Read more … http://www.cbc.ca/thinkaboutit/episodes/2013/07/29/the-natural-brain/

Bumper mosquito crop bugs Nova Scotians

Posted by Andy Kekacs on 12 August 2013

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A bumper crop of mosquitoes this year is all some in parts of Nova Scotia are talking about.

“They’re pretty nasty down here. I just got bit by one it felt like a bee sting almost,” said Frank Melanson at his cottage in Tatamagouche.

Read morehttp://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/story/2013/08/07/ns-mosquitoes.html

 

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