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I was Mr. Rogers’s actual neighbor

A lot has happened in the 50 years since Rogers’s show went national; so much atrocity has poured through the minds of successive generations. What would Rogers, a lifelong Republican who died in 2003, make of today’s experience of childhood, … Continue reading

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Everest 2014: Season Summary – A Nepal Tragedy

If you need a chair at 21,000’, carry your own damn chair. If you paid $100,000 and expect a chair and table at Camp 2, you don’t belong on Everest. via Everest 2014: Season Summary – A Nepal Tragedy. The … Continue reading

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FCC Complaints

By filing a consumer complaint and telling your story, you contribute to federal enforcement and consumer protection efforts on a national scale and help us identify trends and track the issues that matter most. via FCC Complaints.

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The Free Fall Research Page: Unplanned Freefall? Some Survival Tips

Let’s say your jet blows apart at 35,000 feet. You exit the aircraft, and you begin to descend independently. Now what? via The Free Fall Research Page: Unplanned Freefall? Some Survival Tips by David Carkeet.

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Taking a Fence Down

In the matter of reforming things, as distinct from deforming them, there is one plain and simple principle; a principle which will probably be called a paradox. There exists in such a case a certain institution or law; let us … Continue reading

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