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We shall, from time to time, add a Bard-in-Residence to the masthead. This is the first of those times.
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Robot Revolution / Cylon update: under the category of bionics / Dr Frankenstein, "Can you build a human body?"
An addicting little game that you should be able to figure out most of the
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Hanging is a pretty simple way to kill someone.
Every now and then those misunderstandings have real world consequences.
From my friend Dekalb, a very exciting link for weather nerds like me: a wind map of the U.S. Check out some of the gallery pictures as well, I think they're beautiful!
In honor of National Doctor’s Day, here’s a look at all the ways the job has changed—but mostly stayed the same.
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