After work on Friday I drove up to Raulston Arboretum to check on the flowers and insects. The rose garden was gone – nothing there but dirt. 467 more words
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Crisis averted … for now.
On July 17, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and eight Long Island Rail Road unions reached an agreement to avoid an LIRR strike, one that would have affected 300,000 daily riders and cost the New York City region $50 million per day in lost economic activity. 1,098 more words
Magic and the Brain
Scientific American 299, 72 – 79 (2008)
Susana Martinez-Conde & Stephen L. Macknik
•Magic tricks often work by covert misdirection, drawing the spectator’s attention away from the secret “method” that makes a trick work. 296 more words