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08/27/2015 - 9:48pm

    Would you like to go to Zimbabwe, kill and behead a lion, just like that dentist from Minnesota or the physician from Pittsburgh recently did? They paid about $50,000 each for that experience.

    How about a black rhino, an endangered species? A...

08/27/2015 - 9:48pm

    What caused Friday’s stock plunge? What does it mean for the future? Nobody knows, and not much.

    Attempts to explain daily stock movements are usually foolish: a real-time survey of the...

08/27/2015 - 9:47pm

    As he tried to concentrate on his final college exams, he couldn’t erase the terrifying images in his head, an endless replay of a video he’d seen. It showed two men being killed — their necks noosed, their bodies dragged through the...

08/27/2015 - 9:47pm

    A few months ago, I read "The Orphan's Tales" by Catherynne Valente. The fantasy novel draws on myths and folklore from many cultures, including, to my delight, fairy tales from my Russian childhood. Curious about the author, I looked her up...

08/27/2015 - 9:36pm

    The best thing about Jeff Bezos, the founder, chairman, president and chief executive of Amazon, is that he doesn’t give a hoot what anybody else thinks. The worst thing about Jeff Bezos is that he doesn’t give a hoot what anybody else thinks....

08/27/2015 - 9:35pm

    Now that two women are graduating from the legendary Ranger school, can we get back to reality?

    Yes, it is impressive that these women conquered the Army's 62-day equivalent of the men's...

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