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Can You Cash Both Halves of a Ripped Bill?

Late last year I wrote this post concerning the fact that I’d accidentally ripped a $20 bill in half and didn’t quite know what to do with its “dead body.” The bisected bill had already chilled on my desk for … Continue reading

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Crush the Mounds of Laziness: Make Your Bed ASAP!

I have a little trick to help you get more done on your day off. Don’t worry, this won’t require you to do anything you don’t already do. You probably already do this, you just need to do it a … Continue reading

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Are We Still Supposed to Call Them “Smartphones”?

Are we still supposed to call these things “smartphones” or what?  Now that just about everyone has one I’ve come to wonder whether our flashy iPhones and Androids really so distinguished smart-wise? I’m starting to feel like that term “smartphone” has … Continue reading

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All’s Well That End’s Well: Bittersweet Music and End Credits

I’m listening to the Beatles’ “Baby You’re a Rich Man” right now, a song which I always used to consider one of the filler tracks on Magical Mystery Tour. In fact, if the Beatles needed to cut one of the … Continue reading

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How Paperbacks Kick Hardcovers’ Ass

Why do hardcover books generally cost more than paperbacks? Yeah yeah, I get that they’re more expensive to print and all that, but still. On a practical level, you’d think it should be the other way around. Because is it me … Continue reading

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Since When is Reclining Your Seat in a Plane a Fightable Offense?

Yesterday a third flight was diverted due to passengers fighting over somebody reclining her seat. The third flight to be diverted for this reason in about two weeks! Are these airlines showing Fight Club as an inflight movie? Are they flavoring their … Continue reading

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Why Being a Cop Probably Sucks

To be police officer. Got to be the worst job you can have. Really. Not that it’s not a noble and important profession where you get to eat a lot of donuts—it totally is. Cops are a good thing. Batman … Continue reading

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Why You Probably Shouldn’t Bother with “Coffee Naps”

So apparently “coffee naps” are a thing. Scientists have been recommending them lately as the ultimate power nap. And it’s exactly what it sounds like. You chug a cup of coffee (lukewarm or cold, I’d imagine) and then you take … Continue reading

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Munchkin Madness: The Flakey Majesty of Chocolate Glazed Munchkins

Next time you go to Dunkin Donuts, here’s what you do. You buy the coffee and/or doughnut you went there to buy in the first place, and then you tell the guy, “Oh yeah, and throw three glazed chocolate munchkins … Continue reading

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My Cocktail of Choice: Tom Collins (Inspired by Sealab 2021)

I don’t drink cocktails often, but when I do it’s a Tom Collins. There are different ways to prepare it, but the main, best way is: gin, soda water, sugar and lime juice. Usually served with a maraschino cherry. It’s … Continue reading

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