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How to Make an Atom Bomb While Your Wife’s Away

January 19, 2018
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The wife’s away this week, an opportunity for me to make some of the dishes she bans because they stink up the kitchen; linguini and clam sauce, cedar planked salmon, weapons-grade plutonium. Just like that…

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Poetry for Cats

January 18, 2018
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Call me crazy, but I like to write poetry. For cats. Cats are a good training ground for poets. They are largely indifferent to poetry, like the overwhelming majority of people, but that still makes…

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On the Waterfront, Fuzzy Animal Version

January 17, 2018
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The president of an Ohio steelworkers union stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from his local, which he used in part to buy tickets to Disney on Ice and Sesame Street Live shows. Organized Labor’s…

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Romney Hires Sincerity Consultant as He Mulls Senate Run

January 15, 2018
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Romney Hires Sincerity Consultant as He Mulls Senate Run

LAKE WINNIPESAUKEE, N.H. Chastened by his 2012 loss to Barack Obama but prepared to learn from his mistakes, former Massachusetts Governor Willard “Mitt” Romney huddled last night with high-priced consultants as he considers a run…

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Mr. Coffee, Innovative Appliance, Dead at 46

January 14, 2018
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Mr. Coffee, Innovative Appliance, Dead at 46

CLEVELAND, Ohio. Mr. Coffee, an automatic drip home brewing machine that revolutionized the way Americans get their morning jolt of caffeine, died yesterday at the Cuyahoga County Home for Aging Appliances here. He was 46.…

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Do You Need an On-Line Dating “Wingwoman”?

January 12, 2018
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According to the US Census Bureau, most men who use online dating services are pathetic losers who exaggerate their personal net worth and physical attractiveness and couldn’t strike up a conversation with a woman in…

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Robot Fires Human

January 11, 2018
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Henrik Scharfe, a professor at Aalborg University, has created a robot in his image that was used to fire people in an experiment.                                                                CBSNews.com “What I have to say to you isn’t going to…

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Our Philosophical Gang

January 10, 2018
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After hearing Paul Tillich mention Aristotle in a lecture, Delmore Schwartz went up to him and belligerently said “Listen, I’ve been studying Aristotle since I was a child–nobody can tell me anything about Aristotle.” Delmore…

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The Bodice Ripper-Free School Zone Act

January 9, 2018
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A Massachusetts elementary school principal has been accused of promoting her steamy romance novel on school premises, and reassigning a teacher who complained to detention hall.                                                                                              The Boston Herald As I approached the forbidding…

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At the Brooks Brothers Hip-Hop Summit

January 5, 2018
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 In recent years, rap kings such as Jay-Z and Diddy have displayed their swagger with looks that were more boardroom than bling.                                                                The Boston Herald 75 State Street I turn my collar up against…

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