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Razors, for Luck?

Early 2002, Queens, NYC, Sunday morning

No matter what else, Nancy’s wedding shower would be swimming in food. She was a thirty-year-old marathon runner who still savored her Bronx Dominican heritage and with it, her family’s obsession with eating. 577 more words

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The Freakishly Smart President

Who was our most Freakishly Intelligent Commander-in-Chief?

Jefferson? Yes, definitely a contender. Besides all his noble efforts designing our government, Jefferson was instrumental in bringing enology (wine making) state-side, and for that I personally thank him. 233 more words

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Waste Not

Dear Consumers of Bottled Water,

Here are a few tidbits to consider next time you reach for, buy, or otherwise consume one of these things. 155 more words

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Donny The Great

On a cold January night in 1979, Donny Hathaway unhinged the window in his Essex House hotel room and leapt to his death. There was no note, no phone call. 143 more words

Music-o-mat

In Detail: Backside Smith Grind

To me, the Backside Smith Grind is one of the most photogenic looking tricks amongst the rest of them. There are plenty of different ways to make a backside smith look, and they have been done (more or less) differently with every person who has done one. 227 more words

Skateboarding

Treat others how you want to be treated...

Sometimes, we might think that we need to give an expensive material stuff to make people happy. However, a kind thought from you, you can melt and warm other’s heart. 361 more words

Buddhism

Being There

It sounds trivial to mention this, but it’s something I vividly remember. On September 11th, 2001, I got a sunburn and a fairly bad one at that. 661 more words

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