The Slice archive for April 2014

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2014




When you were a short-timer

Can you recall people dealing with you in a way that made it abundantly clear they didn't give a damn about you? Something I saw on Twitter yesterday reminded me of this. Once, when it had just been announced that I would be leaving one...

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The blossoms bonus 

So you're standing beneath a flowering tree, all but gawking at the profusion of blossoms. Then you see it, up high. A nest. You look hard, to make sure. But there can be no mistaking it. Is it active or a holdover? You can't hear...

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TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014


Today's online search exercise 

A while back, I suggested that we all look to see how many elementary schools across the country had the same name as the grade schools we actually attended. But here's something different. Are there any grade schools that have your name? http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/lauderhillptelem/home.html

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Conflicted feelings 

If you polled bicycle riders, you might expect to find that a significant percentage have a favorable view of electric cars. In theory. But out there on the road, it is a bit disconcerting to not be able to hear a car coming up behind...

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Don't say I didn't warn you

If one of those half-hour commercials for this comes on, be careful. http://timelife.com/products/golden-age-of-country?utm_source=google&utm_medium=ppc-search&utm_campaign=Y11GGSBMCO&utm_term=time%20life%20classic%20country You might think, "Oh, I'll listen for a few minutes. Some of those old country songs were pretty good. What harm can it do?" I'll tell you. You can watch that commercial...

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