The Negatives of Life Expectancy

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A wire service story caught my eye more on its headline than its content: The Truth About Record-Setting U.S. Life Expectancy When I was born, a white male could 'expect' to live to be just under 70 years old. A white male born today can expect to li… more »

Caching Frustrations

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Very near my home is a great (county/state) park - The Watchung Reservation. My theory is the only reason it isn't developed is that the land is entirely too difficult to build upon, so it's been preserved. That doesn't mean it's all nice and such that… more »

This is why I hate unions

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Years ago I used a "waterless urinal" while on vacation. Since then, anytime I was around a building in progress, I have tried to get them to use these in the construction - always to no avail. In Philadelphia though, they're building a new hi-rise o… more »

Heartbreaker: Best Steelers Song Ever

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We're from the town with the great football team, We cheer the Pittsburgh Steelers! It's that time of year again - Super Bowl Fever has hit me like a truck and there's no medicine that can cure my ill! This is an annual rite of passage for us from… more »

Swine Flu Pandemic!

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Alert! Alert! Alert! I just received notice, via CNN News Alerts, that the World Health Organization (WHO) has raised the threat level for the worldwide Swine Flue Pandemic to 5 (where 6 is the maximum)!!! 5 People! Freak Out Time! OK, five brief… more »

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