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A Little Less than More

The Honda CRX was a little sports car made during most of the 1980s. It wasn’t overpowered, but it was light, economical, handled well, and got terrific gas mileage. I finally bought one a couple of years ago, and loved it despite the lack of air conditioning (removing the AC was common by
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Golfer on Fire

In more proof that God hates California, a golfer in Irvine started a fire that spread to 25 acres when his ball flew out of the green.  On his second swing back towards the green, he evidently sparked a rock, causing the fire.
I guess they don’t teach Californians to stomp out smoldering fires, or maybe
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My Hero- Best Way to Quit a Hard Job EVER

Steven Slater had a hard job. He was an airline steward, and had been for 28 years. On August 9, 2010, he was working on a Jet Blue flight landing at JFK in New York City. As the flight was still taxiing, one of the passengers stood and began removing her carry-on
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Save the Sea Kittens- Or, The Stupidest Ad Campaign Ever

My buddy Tamara has shared what may be the least well-considered ad campaign ever, PETA’s “Save the Sea Kittens”. This stuff is so silly, I can only really quote PETA:
People don’t seem to like fish. They’re slithery and slimy, and they have eyes on either side of their pointy little heads—which is weird, to
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Exile Wired

Two months ago, I suggested readers take advantage of a sale JRCigars was running on Exile Wired cigars.  Some of my comments were made based on JR’s ad copy.  After smoking several of these cigars, and having several smoked by friends, I feel I can now give an honest full review.
Cigars come in various strengths
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M. Night Shyamalan: desperately seeking relevance

For a couple of years, writer-director M. Night Shyamalan was on fire. 1999’s The Sixth Sense was a groundbreaking supernatural thriller/mystery that had the perfect combination of acting and writing to build chills while also giving subtle clues that had most of the audience figuratively slapping their heads and saying, “Oh!  Of course!” when the big
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You get what you (don’t) pay for

Almost three weeks ago, I bought this  media player off Amazon.  I’d been wanting to watch movies and tv shows while away from home and possibly on remote locations, and AT&T’s confiscatory prices discouraged me from just buying a smartphone to replace my defective Lenovo Netbook.  (Which does not connect to the web.  AT&T says it’s
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Virginal Lips and Lungs

leisure, cigars, bargains

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Everything Old is New Again

The way we communicate as humans has been changing throughout history. It changed abruptly with the invention of the moveable type printing press around 1440. It has begun changing again with the rapid evolution of computerized technology and the internet. I don’t know if this can be described as good or bad; but people seem
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Cravin’ it

I kinda wanted to try it for a long time, but I was scared, too. I’d heard a lot of stuff about it- some people said it was the best thing, but I’d also heard some folks say it was bad for you. So I built up my nerve, one day, and tried
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