Staff science writer HowStuffWorks.com, I also blog for "ScienceStuff" and co-host the "ScienceStuff" podcast. A former high school English teacher, I become a reporter for the Tullahoma News in Tennessee, later joining the staff of the Covington News in Georgia.
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