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Death of blogger Gary Welsh officially ruled suicide

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Goodness knows I did not love prolific local blogger and attorney Gary Welsh. Over the many years he wrote about local and national politics, he penned things that were complete libelous falsehoods, and he should have been sued many times

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I’m legally changing my first and middle names

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I’m changing my first and middle names. I am getting rid of Stephanie Ann. My first name is going to be Hawthorn. (no e- like the tree, not the author.) My middle name is chosen, but I’m keeping to myself

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2015 List of “Best of” Lists

Source: The Year in Fungi – The New Yorker Five mycological highlights from 2015, including banana killers, rainmakers, and the zombie cure. Source: Top 25 News Photos of 2015 – The Atlantic The past year has been a series of

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‘This Goes All the Way to the Queen’: The Puzzle Book that Drove England to Madness | Hazlitt

An amulet, a treasure hunt, and a legion of readers mobilized by the false patterns our brains create to make sense of the world around us.  […] When you look at a rock formation or a car grille or the

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“Arabian Street Artists” Bomb Homeland: Why We Hacked an Award-Winning Series | Heba Amin

The series has garnered the reputation of being the most bigoted show on television for its inaccurate, undifferentiated and highly biased depiction of Arabs, Pakistanis, and Afghans, as well as its gross misrepresentations of the cities of Beirut, Islamabad- and

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