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Quotes of the Day

Author Jeff Biggers shares his grandfather’s wisdom at HuffPo today: All coal mining safety laws have been written in miners’ blood. AFP on a huge lizard discovered in the Philippines: The species is almost certainly critically endangered, and might well … Continue reading

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Laid Up Today

I’m all stiff on the right side between the ribs and pelvis. This means I’m taking a sick day off work to lay around taking painkillers. The best I can do today is offer Jared Diamond’s lecture on religions (h/t … Continue reading

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