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What Makes A Modern Cat Different From A Medieval Cat?

I came across the issue of Modern Cat magazine shown below in a bookstore yesterday. It brings several questions to mind: Are there such things as post-modern cats? Does anyone not know how to pet a cat? If people don’t know what kind of cats

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Federal Hate Crimes Activity: A Speck on the Edge of a Dime

In the first decade of the 21st Century, there was a great deal of hubbub about the declaration of “hate crimes” in national politics.  The argument at the time was that federal hate crime laws were needed to protect the American population from acts of

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John Hagee Speaks: Apparently, Shame isn’t Biblical

You’re Pastor John Hagee. You’ve just spent over a year shooting video after video making prophecies . You’ve been making big profits selling over a million of your CDs and DVDs and Books declaring that by the lunar eclipse of September 27, 2015 “Something is

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Parry! Riposte!

Political banter should be scored somehow, maybe as they do it in fencing, maybe as they do it in the Olympics. An exchange like this should be given a special name, like “triple salchow”:

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Delayed Visual Gratification on Pluto, In Parts

PC Magazine says that the reason we’ve had to wait so long for high-resolution pictures of Pluto is, “in part,” because Pluto and the New Horizons craft are so far away from Earth: “Pluto is super far away. Like waaaay super out there. It’s so

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You Say Advertisement, And I Say Sponsored Content

Companies could, instead of playing Yavli’s cat-and-mouse game with ad blockers, work on creative ways to communicate in authentic ways with consumers, without advertising. Of course, that would require the companies to develop some understanding of cultural authenticity.

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You’ve Got to Wonder What His Definition of Marxist Is

My definition of MARXIST is a global mesh of leading-edge platforms. My definition of REVOLUTIONARY is the efficient restoration of goal-oriented technologies in B2B market relations. My definition of the VANGUARD is a dynamic cultivation of performance-based assessment standards. My definition of RESISTANCE is futile. My definition of

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A New Religious Icon For Pier One

As I saw this statue of an elephant sitting in the meditating posture of the Buddha, for sale in a Pier One store, I thought: When are we going to see Pier One sell a giraffe nailed to a crucifix? Why don’t we see that

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?