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08/27/2015 - 9:48pm

    Would you like to go to Zimbabwe, kill and behead a lion, just like that dentist from Minnesota or the physician from Pittsburgh recently did? They paid about $50,000 each for that experience.

    How about a black rhino, an endangered species? A...

08/27/2015 - 8:25pm

    A smokeless tobacco product called snus, which a user puts between his gums and his upper lip, has a long history in Sweden. At the start of the last century, it was the most common way Swedes ingested nicotine. By the early 1950s, however, sales of snus...

08/20/2015 - 7:17pm

    Thanks to the ham-handedness of the National Football League’s Hall of Fame, the inane “deflategate” scandal, which has been the dominant NFL headline this off-season, was pushed to the sidelines this weekend and replaced by a genuinely...

08/20/2015 - 7:15pm

    Teaching can’t compete.

    When the economy improves and job prospects multiply, college students turn their attention elsewhere, to professions that promise more money, more independence,...

08/20/2015 - 7:14pm

   With the U.S. and Israel openly arguing over the Iran nuclear deal, I’ve asked myself this: How would I look at this deal if I were an Israeli grocer, an Israeli general or the Israeli prime...

08/20/2015 - 7:13pm

    The scene was chaos. There were people yelling, "Put the knife DOWN!" and others screaming, "Don't shoot her!" Smoke was billowing, fire engines were parked this way and that. In the middle of it all, a 22-year-old black woman with a...

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