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Messages for Boston

Overpass Light Brigade
Overpass Light Brigade

Messages of tribute and solidarity for the city of Boston are coming from all over. Read some of the most outstanding.
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Members of reddit and 4chan are analyzing the many pictures of the Boston marathon explosion and trying to identify suspicious people. But crowdsourcing detective work may lead to groundless accusations.
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Harvard urologist Abraham Morgentaler explores why men fake orgasms. What? Men fake orgasms?
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Behold The Glorious History Of Politicians Making Awkward Rap References. Their opinions are wide-ranging, but they are all sufficiently awkward.
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A Cat Walks Into a Deli ... And the clerk helps him select a choice cut of meat.

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The Jewish Psychic Who Tricked Hitler. Erik Jan Hanussen was a master at manipulating gullible people, up to a point.

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