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The federal government builds a shrine to its archenemy
For the future of G.O.P. governance, look to Arizona
Introducing the defense industry’s pay-to-play ad agency
Private prisons as a gold-plated investment opportunity
Why the Hudson River will never run clean
Brandeis University’s hard lesson in the real economy
AIG plays God in a man-made firestorm
Ratio of the number of cicada eggs per square mile of southern New Jersey to the number of stars in the Milky Way:
Jeffrey Lockwood, University of Wyoming (Laramie)/American Museum of Natural History (N.Y.C.)
A Singaporean company unveiled Kissenger, a pair of plastic lips mounted on a large plastic egg, which transmits real-time interactive kisses to a distant lover. “I am not interested in the sexual uses for it,” said the device’s inventor. “We’ve taken several steps to minimize the creepiness.”
The practice of sexualized eyeball licking was causing conjunctivitis in Japanese sixth graders.
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