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Second Avenue Subway Safety Questions

The Second Avenue Subway in New York City opened at the beginning of this year.  The opening date was promised by New York Governor Mario Cuomo, and as far as the public knew everything was completed on schedule. 69 more words

Young Sheldon’ Reinvents ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Formula. Will It Work?

Television – New York Times – Friday, September 22, 2017

By JOHN KOBLIN

BURBANK, Calif. — At first blush, CBS’s new spinoff “Young Sheldon… 1,674 more words

Television

Respected Institutions and Hate

At the moment, Cornell University has its hands full.  So does a man who was allegedly beaten and called a racist slur by one of Cornell’s students.  733 more words

I See London I See France

Description from Goodreads:

I see London, I see France, I see Sydney’s underpants.

Nineteen-year-old Sydney has the perfect summer mapped out. She’s spending the next four and half weeks traveling through Europe with her childhood best friend, Leela. 387 more words

Book Review

12 Inspirational Quotes Donald Trump Still Has Time To Say

A selection of inspirational quotes that Donald Trump has not yet said, but theoretically could – in the same way black holes could theoretically be portals to other universes where galaxies are made entirely of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and in which no one ever dies, they just continuously evolve into better versions of themselves until they become sentient Lotus flowers with impeccable manners who know all the answers to the crossword puzzle… 370 more words

Satire

Why Hillary Clinton's Book Is Actually Worth Reading

James Fallows has a very interesting column on Hillary Clinton and her book. It begins:

Most books by politicians are bad. They’re bad because they are cautious, or pious, or boring, or some even-worse combination of all three.

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Books