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The earthquake tosses up a couple of remarks

“It mostly felt like a brief speed bump,” said a Pennsylvania man who was receiving a vasectomy when a 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck New Jersey and the New York City metropolitan area. “Somebody’s sending us a message,” said former New York … Continue reading

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Witty mayors speak of the eclipse

The moon totally eclipsed the sun. “I’ve been told that I need to stop this eclipse, and I do not have the authority to do that,” said the mayor of Michigan’s only city situated on the path of totality. “The … Continue reading

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Much animal news, some of it especially weird

From Harper’s Weekly Review: An Alaska airport plans to use a robot disguised as a coyote or fox to scare off wildlife. Why do I sense this will not go well, in a plethora of ways? Dairy cows have tested … Continue reading

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