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Can Drugs Actually Be Good for Your Health?

Can Drugs Actually Be Good for Your Health?

mag813 April 5, 2017 0

Many consider drugs to be one of the primary catalysts for some of the world’s best art, music and cultural development. Typically it’s because they stimulate our minds to work in ways we never

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Manatees Officially Swim Away From ‘Endangered’ Status

Manatees Officially Swim Away From ‘Endangered’ Status

mag813 April 1, 2017 0

Dire environmental reports are seemingly everywhere, but today, there’s a bit of good news: The roly-poly West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus) is doing so well that the species is no longer considered endangered. Significant

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The Weird Ways Your Politics Affects Your Morals

The Weird Ways Your Politics Affects Your Morals

mag813 March 8, 2017 0

When news breaks about wrongdoings of our favorite politician, the other side inevitably argues that we have a scandal on our hands. We like to think that our superior grasp of logic is what

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Is Dyeing The Hillsborough River For St. Patrick’s Day An Un-Green Move?

Is Dyeing The Hillsborough River For St. Patrick’s Day An Un-Green Move?

mag813 March 3, 2017 0

Usually when our local waterways turn a fluorescent green, it’s time to worry about toxic chemical spills and three-eyed fish. Not to mention that many of our most cherished festive traditions aren’t necessarily great

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What Your New Years Resolution Should Be, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

What Your New Years Resolution Should Be, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

mag813 December 29, 2016 0

Aries (March 21st to April 19th) This year vow to work on taking things down a notch. You’re very impulsive and only want things when you want them so this year take a step

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All the Gods Born to Virgins on December 25 Before Jesus Christ

All the Gods Born to Virgins on December 25 Before Jesus Christ

mag813 December 23, 2016 0

There are common themes in ancient religion that make one wonder if Christianity was not the one exception to the rule that societies tend to adopt beliefs, stories, and traditions from one another. True,

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Why Do Kids Believe in Santa Claus?

Why Do Kids Believe in Santa Claus?

mag813 December 21, 2016 0

The holiday season is upon us, and so are its attendant myths, most prominent of which is the Santa Claus story. This is the time that many children are told about a man who

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813 Magazine Seeks Writers

813 Magazine Seeks Writers

mag813 December 8, 2016 0

813 Magazine will soon be launching Community and Home & Garden sections. We’re looking for freelance writers with a passion for, and expertise in, these topics. The Community section will cover everything from local news to philanthropy. The Home

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How Rich Would You Be If You Actually Got A Penny For Every Thought?

How Rich Would You Be If You Actually Got A Penny For Every Thought?

mag813 December 7, 2016 0

Last weekend, as I was pensively staring into nothingness on the bus, a stranger approached me and said, “A penny for your thoughts?” We struck up a conversation, then, two stops later, went our

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After Being Rescued From Storm Drain, Manatee ‘Feisty,’ Showing Signs of Recovery, SeaWorld Says

After Being Rescued From Storm Drain, Manatee ‘Feisty,’ Showing Signs of Recovery, SeaWorld Says

mag813 December 2, 2016 0

A manatee rescued from a Jacksonville storm drain is showing signs of progress while recovering at SeaWorld Orlando, but it’s not out of the wilderness just yet. “Last night she was fairly slow-moving and

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