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Outrage: the word of every one of my days

Because I’m getting weary of using the same damn word virtually every day to describe my state of being, I’ve delved (delicately: the pages are fragile) into my father’s 1924 Roget’s Thesaurus to get synonyms I might use in the … Continue reading

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The $14,617 piece of mold

From 538 Significant Digits: $14,617 A 90-year-old piece of mold sold for $14,617 at auction. In deference to the mold, it was from the laboratory of Dr. Alexander Fleming, the fellow who discovered earth’s most famous fungus, the one from … Continue reading

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How to battle fake news? Great idea from Ukraine

“StopFake News,” which is overseen by the journalism department at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Ukraine, debunks fake news from a basement television studio. Source: To Battle Fake News, Ukrainian Show Features Nothing but Lies – The New York Times It … Continue reading

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