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Things I'm Thinking About This Holiday Weekend

Happy Presidents' Day. I probably have 50 blog posts floating around in my head, but I thought I'd share with you some of the stuff I've been reading on line lately. The New York Times Op Ed editor doesn't seem to like stimulants these days. A few weeks back there was an article talking about a study showing that long-term stimulants aren't helpful, and today there is a piece by a writer who finds distraction helpful.
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FLASHBACK: Newsweek's 1997 Holiday Gadget Shopping List!

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Money Game (3 years ago)

Editor's note: We first ran this post two Christmases ago, but given how nostalgic we get for old gadgets, we thought we'd republish it. Enjoy! And happy holidays! A snowy Christmas in Chicago has given us time to dig through our pa... Read Post

Thandie Newton Shares First Photo of Newborn Baby Booker!

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Just Jared (9 hours ago)

Thandie Newton cradles her one-month-old baby boy Booker in this adorable new photo that she posted to Twitter this week. “Happy Holidays,” the 41-year-old actress wrote as the caption to the photo. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics... Read Post

MH370 Definitely headed to a deeper new search?

Transportation / Commercial Aviation : Plane Talking (4 hours ago)

Reading between the lines, and in the absence of a discovery of debris floating on the sea surface, or at rest deep under it, the search for missing flight MH370 seems likely to be changed in the near future. One of the clearest ind... Read Post

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