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Socked Into the Puppet-Hole on Wikipedia

For nearly two years I’ve enjoyed having a nice, get-right-to-the-point article on Wikipedia that describes me as an American journalist and mentions my book. Whenever I click on the article—as one does, five or 10 times a day—I am greeted by a photo of myself that was taken at a conference in Argentina 10 years…

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15 Present Solutions for Any individual Who Works from Home

Contrary to popular belief, working from home isn’t all fun and games. Between distractions, loneliness, and wearing sweatpants six days a week, sometimes remote workers could use a little boost. (I’m a remote worker myself, as are many reviewers on our Gear team!) If you’re looking to brighten up your favorite telecommuter’s life, this guide…

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As of late’s Comic strip: Loss of life Need

Monday, November 11, 2019. By Lars Kenseth, with cartooncollections.com. When you die, Facebook wants your profile to become a place for grieving friends and family to gather online. Every weekday, WIRED publishes a new cartoon about the worlds of science and technology. Check back here for more laughs throughout the rest of the week. And…

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How Elephant Poop Turns into Like Paper in Sri Lanka

Grown-up elephants can eat more than 300 pounds of food—mostly grass, twigs, foliage, and tree bark—in a single day. In the same period, they may defecate 16 to 18 times, producing over 200 pounds of dung. In Randeniya, a small village in the lower wetlands of Sri Lanka, elephant poop is a renewable resource. The…

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U.S. Route 1 Mile 0 Signal in Key West, Florida

Located on an otherwise unassuming street corner, this Mile 0 marker garners perhaps just as much love from tourists, bikers, travelers, and highway enthusiasts as its Route 66 counterpart. U.S. Route 1 stretches from Key West, Florida, more than 2,000 miles to Fort Kent, Maine, not far from the United States-Canada border. The highway connects several…

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Vouleftikon (Folks’s Meeting) in Nafplio, Greece

When the Ottoman Empire invaded the Kingdom of Morea in the Seventh Ottoman-Venetian War, many Venetians were forced to flee the area quickly. Legend has it that when two Venetian brothers went to Nafplio in 1730 to retrieve gold their father left behind, a sinister Agha murdered them and stole the gold. The Agha later…