Sam Schechner

Sam Schechner is a writer in New York.

Webhead
June 29 2005 6:10 PMSmooth OperatorsWhich Internet phone service is best?
Gizmos
June 13 2005 5:04 PMHow To Kill a Dead ZoneMy quest for perfect cell-phone reception.
Today's Papers
May 23 2005 5:59 AMTaking the Frist Steps
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May 2 2005 4:47 AMNPT Threats?
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April 9 2005 5:54 AMA Final Farewell
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March 17 2005 6:47 AMLicense To Drill
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March 15 2005 7:42 AMBeirut for the Home Team
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March 10 2005 7:15 AMLebanon and Off and On Again
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March 8 2005 6:48 AMA Syria of Fortunate Events?
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Feb. 14 2005 6:59 AMPlurality Bites?
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Jan. 24 2005 8:00 AMGoodnight, Johnny
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Jan. 4 2005 6:39 AMDeLayed Reaction
Explainer
Dec. 27 2004 8:05 PMEarthquakes vs. the Earth's RotationHow major tremors alter the planet's wobble.
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Dec. 20 2004 6:07 AMBloody Sunday
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Dec. 11 2004 7:42 AMCiting Personnel Reasons
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June 25 2005 5:02 AM'Hard-Line' Headlines
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June 6 2005 5:41 AMCommission Impossible II
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May 14 2005 4:51 AMBase Instinct
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April 18 2005 6:18 AMWeighing the Pros and Conclaves
Brave New World
April 4 2005 4:46 PMAttack of the Soccer RobotsWhen will androids beat us at sports?
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March 16 2005 7:38 AMWorldComvicted
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March 11 2005 7:12 AMIranium Enrichment
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March 9 2005 7:16 AMHezbollahpalooza!
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Feb. 21 2005 5:43 AMAn Army of No One?
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Jan. 31 2005 7:32 AMIraq, the Vote
Explainer
Jan. 19 2005 6:21 PMHow They Measure Wind ChillIt's all about how thick your skin is.
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Jan. 3 2005 6:05 AMAfter the Flood
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Dec. 21 2004 5:29 AMFOIA'd Again!
Explainer
Dec. 13 2004 9:29 PMWhat Is Dioxin, Anyway?Where does it come from? And are its effects reversible?
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Nov. 27 2004 5:22 AMPetition Impossible?

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Sept. 23 2014 6:00 AM Naked and Afraid Prudie offers advice on whether a young boy should sleep in the same room with his nude grandfather.
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  Sports
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Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.