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The Government Is Probably Driving Old People Into Poverty by Trying to Collect Their Student Loans
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House of Cards: Magic and ProbabilitySlate Money on card tricks, tech valuations, and investing in professional athletes.
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The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore
And schools are getting worried.
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So they added a little self-immolation.
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
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Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.