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Happy Isaac Newton Eve!

Writing for the New York Times, Olivia Judson observed yesterday that more than one luminary’s birth has been pegged to the day of December 25: Isaac Newton was also born on that day, at least under the older Julian calendar. That makes today Isaac Newton

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Invest in a Donkey

For this alternative form of transportation, you’re going to need a stable, pastureland of at least five acres, and probably some supplementary food, unless you happen to have full donkey nutrition growing all around. Veterinary care is also called for.

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When is a Bike Lane a Bike Lane?

In my travel this weekend to the city of Bloomington, Indiana, I found myself driving in from the north on College Avenue. As the Avenue transitioned from two to three lanes, I noticed signs on traffic poles announcing the existence of a bicycle lane and

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The Dishonest Dichotomy of Sarah Palin

I don’t support everything that Obama and Biden say that they want to do when it comes to solving the energy crisis. They give too much support to the nonsense of expanded offshore drilling, and they don’t support sustainable energy as strongly as I’d like them too. However, it’s absolute nonsense for Sarah Palin to say that Obama and Biden would do “nothing at all”, and the Obama-Biden plan is much better than Palin’s outdated proposal to drill, baby drill.

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