Hands-on Philly tour company opens a world of senses beyond sight

Hands-on Philly tour company opens a world of senses beyond sight

Philadelphia's Italian Market is known for its cheeses, meats, chocolate, and fresh pastas. But what would a tour through the neighborhood be like without the ability to see? 

Harriet Tubman's story was less lonesome than history makes it seem

Harriet Tubman's story was less lonesome than history makes it seem

The United States Treasury has announced that Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill, making her one of the first women to be featured on paper currency in the U.S.

Philly City Council cultivating interest in vertical farming

Philly City Council cultivating interest in vertical farming

There's a growing interest in urban or vertical farming, and Philadelphia's City Council is planning a hearing to learn more.  The mini-farms could mean more than fruits and vegetables, according to those who are keeping

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Practicing medicine in Haiti, when your best isn't enough
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Practicing medicine in Haiti, when your best isn't enough

Is care provided by a total rookie better than no care at all? A first-year pediatrics resident in Philadelphia speaks about an experience she had while working abroad.

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Don't look like a model? Give yourself a break and love the real you

I remember when I was 15 years old, body image was very important to me. At this age, I was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer that affected my lymph nodes — and my self confidence.

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The mayor, the mill and the tweet from The Donald

The mayor, the mill and the tweet from The Donald

Sometimes, ruin porn is not just ruin porn. While in Chester County on Monday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump decided to make an old paper mill in Downingtown the poster-child for his economic message. The

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Dancing to rhinoplasty: Matmos turned surgical sounds into music

Dancing to rhinoplasty: Matmos turned surgical sounds into music

The experimental electronic duo Matmos, comprised of M.C. Schmidt and Drew Daniel, is known for sampling rather unusual objects and organisms, and even making music out of it.

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