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April 14 2008 4:03 PMWhy Do the Blind Get a Tax Break?And other questions about the IRS, with answers from our archives.
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March 12 2008 5:37 PMDeadly Sins 101Is stem-cell research worse than sloth?
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June 21 2007 6:17 PM"Pistols, Guns, and Knives are Comin' "The sordid history of the campaign song.
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April 3 2008 6:07 PMDo April Showers Bring May Flowers?Not quite.
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July 13 2007 6:16 PMShould You Trust a "Gut Feeling"?The limits of gastrointestinal knowledge.
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Feb. 23 2007 3:58 PMWas Britney's Hair Full of Drugs?Shaving your head to beat the narcs.
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