Just last week Slate published a piece on why you don't see unicorns these days. And then suddenly, there one is on Wall Street. Post your captions—20 words or fewer—in the comments section.
The winner: Bob
Red Sox Choke Excuse 341: Hugo Chavez was controlling John Lackey's pitches with his evil telekinetic eyes.
The actual caption: Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez plays with a baseball during a broadcast speech at the presidential palace Miraflores on September 29, 2011. Chavez on Thursday denied a report that his health has taken a turn for the worse, telling Venezuelans he was "doing well" as he recovered from cancer-fighting chemotherapy. (Juan Barreto/AFP/Getty Images).
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Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.