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May 5, 2011
Osama bin Geronimo

I’m embarrassed to say I didn’t even think of this: “Indians say code name offensive but not surprising“.
The military used “Geronimo” as a code name for the operation to get …

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Feb 8, 2011
Made in the USA

Interesting article about manufacturing in the USA in this week’s Sunday Boston Globe: “Made in the USA“.
Key quote:
Americans make more “stuff” than any other nation on earth, and by a …

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Dec 9, 2010
Moxie in Florida

Oh snowbirds! Did you see that “Florida is getting some Moxie“?

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Dec 9, 2010

I hadn’t even had time to write about Adrian Gonzalez yet, and I open up the Globe this morning to this: “Sox sign up Crawford for $142m.”
Key quote:
With Gonzalez reportedly …

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Oct 15, 2010
BU, Globe Rip Off Students

And the winner of the most interesting use of college students as skilled labor without being called that and probably not being paid, thus replacing skilled laborers in their own …

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Oct 11, 2010
Cambridge Schools Celebrate Muslim Holidays

Wow, Cambridge, Massachusetts’ public schools are closing for Eid al-Fitr in the 2011-2012 school year.
Check out this article from Sunday’s Boston Globe: “School system to get Muslim holiday.”
“At a time …

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Jul 28, 2010
Wake, Bugs and Daffy

Tim Wakefield, my favorite Red Sox pitcher, just met the Looney Tunes!
Check out this article from the Boston Globe: “Wakefield, Looney Tunes helping out kids.”


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Apr 19, 2010
Corpus Coranicum

I read about this before, but this fascinates me: “The origins of a holy book.”
Corpus Coranicum is a project from scholars at Germany’s Berlin-Brandenberg Academy of Sciences to analyze various …

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Mar 10, 2010

If you’re in New England and haven’t just woken up, you’ve probably heard the news: “Nomar to retire as a member of the Red Sox today.”
The “Nomar” in question (if …

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Feb 23, 2010
Oh Manny!

The Boston Globe headline really says it all: “Manny Ramirez says this is his final season in LA.”
Can you imagine spring training has barely begun and he’s already saying stuff …

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