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About Rayshell Clapper

Rayshell E. Clapper is an Associate Professor of English at a rural college in Oklahoma where she teaches Creative Writing, Literature, and Composition classes. She has presented her original fiction and non-fiction at several conferences and events including: Scissortail Creative Writing Festival, Howlers and Yawpers Creativity Symposium, Southwest/Texas Pop Culture Association/American Culture Association Regional Conference, and Pop Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference. Her publications include Cybersoleil Journal, Sugar Mule Literary Magazine, Red Dirt Anthology, Originals, and Oklahoma English Journal. Beyond her written works, she successfully created a writer's group in rural Oklahoma to support burgeoning writers. The written word is her passion, and all she experiences inspires that passion. She hopes to help inspire others through her words.

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Cupcakes And Technology Make One 3Delicious Treat

Apr 07, 14 Cupcakes And Technology Make One 3Delicious Treat

Posted by in Technology

Who does not like a cupcake? They are like little individualized cakes – a cake just for me. Now they can be even more specialized, more for the individual, all thanks to 3D printing technology.

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#cockinasock To Promote Cancer Awareness

Apr 02, 14 #cockinasock To Promote Cancer Awareness

Posted by in Health, WTF???

Yep, you read that correctly. There is a new movement whereby men strip down, put their penises into a sock, take a picture, post it on Twitter and Instagram (with the hashtag #cockinasock, all in order to spread awareness about testicular and prostate cancer and to help raise money to fund research.

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Talking Batty

Apr 01, 14 Talking Batty

Posted by in Science

Ever since I was a little girl, I have had a fascination with bats. They are not my favorite creature –that would be monkeys – but bats definitely hold my interest. I love to see them swoop down and around, hunting for their meals. As it turns out, a recent study shows something new about bats and their hunting practices.

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Reasons To Hug More

Mar 31, 14 Reasons To Hug More

Posted by in Health

I admit it; I am not an especially cuddly person. I am affectionate, but my affection manifests in words and interaction more so than in hugging, cuddling, or touching. However, I know the importance of physical affection, especially the hug, so I am working on this.

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Medicine Cabinet Check-Up

Mar 30, 14 Medicine Cabinet Check-Up

Posted by in Health

The Stay Well blog publishes articles about different health-related issues. Recently, one seemed very helpful on a pragmatic level with information about what over-the-counter meds we should keep in our medicine cabinets.

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The Gaze Of A Sexy, Gyrating Animatronic Doll

Mar 29, 14 The Gaze Of A Sexy, Gyrating Animatronic Doll

Posted by in WTF???

Recently, though, I came across some weird news that was simultaneously weird, creepy, fascinating, and all techy. These four definitely make for an interesting article. Just what was the weird, creepy, fascinating technology?

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National Walking Day Is On Its Way

Mar 28, 14 National Walking Day Is On Its Way

Posted by in Health

On April 2, 2014, the American Heart Association celebrates National Walking Day. The idea is not only to promote individual walking but also to promote involving others. Walking is an incredibly beneficial form of exercise and here are some healthy benefits.

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March Celebrations

Mar 27, 14 March Celebrations

Posted by in Health, Seasonal

According to Holiday Insights, March is a month that boasts many national celebrations. Each of these deserves attention; however, let’s focus on a few of them with a common theme: health.

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F.A.S.T. To Better Understand Strokes

Mar 26, 14 F.A.S.T. To Better Understand Strokes

Posted by in Health

Recently, redOrbit‘s Rebekah Eliason wrote about a study that showed that many women in the US did not know the warning signs of a stroke. The study surveyed 1,205 women via phone, which produced some interesting statistics:

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Weight Management Advice From One Health Nut

Mar 25, 14 Weight Management Advice From One Health Nut

Posted by in Health

Trying to lose weight or just maintain weight is not easy. In fact, the majority of us seriously struggle with both of these. Part of it is a lack of discipline but the other parts consist of temptations, lack of time, and general struggles with weight.

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