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A sniper with Canada’s elite special forces in Iraq has shattered the world record for the longest confirmed kill shot in military history at a staggering distance of 3,540 metres.
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From C.S. Lewis’s Greatest Fiction Was Convincing American Kids They Would Like Turkish Delight, by Jess Zimmerman:
“There’s one thing almost everyone agreed on: Edmund’s willingness to put himself in the thrall of an evil witch in exchange for Turkish Delight makes him not only morally but gastronomically suspect. 164 more words
Although I haven’t written anything since January, I still receive requests for this one, first posted on Memorial Day of 2013 . Here it is for you again: 823 more words
Two weeks ago, CNBC’s Mad Money show did a segment on the ailing health of department stores around the country — not normally grist for diplomats sensitive to a slight. 492 more words