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Hashtag #GoFundMyDrowning

The hapless sailing couple who sank their sailboat on the first day of their round-the-world sailing trip went to GoFundMe to raise money for a …

On Leaving the Cradle

On Tuesday we watched probably the greatest engineering achievement of the 21st century so far with the launch of Elon Musk’s Falcon Heavy rocket, headed …

Uncool Runnings

Apparently Cool Runnings, the comedy about the Jamaican Olympic Bobsled Team, is too racist for today’s high school students.

Monopoly: The Cheater’s Edition

President Trump’s law and order approach to governance has bubbled up to a new version of Monopoly, the venerable board game originally designed to propagandize …

Someone to hold your hand

Painkillers not working? Sometimes all you need is someone to hold your hand. “Dr.” Moms (Dads too) everywhere approve.

Imagine

Imagine the #SchumerShutdown lasts a while and the executive branch doesn’t punish the public. Parks and monuments stay open. SS checks and unemployment go out. …