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A weird collection of animal news (oddly including Donald Trump)

From Harper’s Findings, February 2019. I’ve bolded what needed to be bolded. I had things to say about some of these really weird ones (were they inscribed by a horror movie screenwriter wanna-be?) but realized you’d be saying them yourselves … Continue reading

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Wombats, wombats everywhere

On one Australian island, anyway — as the New York Times’ Palko Karasz wrote, in “Dear People: The Wombat Needs Space. Stand Back.” It’s about wombats and selfies and tourists taking selfies and stuff like that. My favorite section concerns … Continue reading

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The worst year EVER, plus cubic poop

Still looking for laughs in all the right places, I found two in today’s 538 Significant Digits: 536 A.D. Take solace, fellow living humans: According to some scientists, 536 was the worst year ever to be alive. It was what … Continue reading

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