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Craig
"One foot in the cradle, one foot in the grave." Noel Miller
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As the old expression goes, it couldn't happen to a nicer bunch of guys. Related: "The New Oil Reality". Continue reading
Posted 19 hours ago at Newmark's Door
I know this and you probably know this, but that's only because we had decent courses in American history, the kind of courses that seem to be disappearing from our schools. We all benefit from the ability of a political... Continue reading
Posted 19 hours ago at Newmark's Door
Fine analysis by Ed Morrissey. The problem for McCullough is that she was asked a trick question. The correct answer was neither “right” nor “privilege,” and not even “world peace.” And it’s this confusion that exists at the heart of... Continue reading
Posted 19 hours ago at Newmark's Door
"How can honeybees be dying at a greater rate while the overall population is increasing? The answer lies in the power of the free market, personal knowledge and incentives." Continue reading
Posted 19 hours ago at Newmark's Door
Victor Davis Hanson reminds us of what the remarkable events of June 4-7, 1942 mean. Continue reading
Posted 19 hours ago at Newmark's Door
Attention Liberals aching to Do Good: why don't you fix this? Continue reading
Posted 20 hours ago at Newmark's Door
If your favorite team has had a long dry spell, reading this might make you feel better. Related: "Say it again, Capitals: Round 2, Game 7, Loss". Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
Finnish weatherman thinks the weather will be . . . funny. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Newmark's Door
"BBC documentary charting Neil's career from his first experiences in Canada through his trip south and his time with Buffalo Springfield, CSNY and Crazy Horse." [57 minutes] Interesting and potentially useful: all manner of poor behavior can be excused if... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
Almost certainly another sign of my male privilege, but I had no idea. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
"Entomologists call it the windshield phenomenon. 'If you talk to people, they have a gut feeling. They remember how insects used to smash on your windscreen,' says Wolfgang Wägele, director of the Leibniz Institute for Animal Biodiversity in Bonn, Germany.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
It's a darn shame none of them are in North Carolina. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
Nice story. I remember we were playing Kentucky at Rupp Arena, and it was packed. You know, 24,000 people going nuts. And I’m standing in the huddle during a timeout, and it’s just deafening. And then I hear this whistle.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
"It’s really like a complete office visit in a 5-pound box." Bring it to market, stat! Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
I didn't know this. With the sole exception of Jesus Christ, more books have been written about Luther than about any other person who has ever lived. (Actually, I don't believe it. What about Lincoln?) Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
I'm sorry, but this seems just unfair. A vicious cycle emerges, the researchers say: The older we get, the more our ability for restorative sleep erodes, which speeds up the aging process. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
Hard-hitting editorial in the Chicago Tribune. For the third year in a row, Illinois leads the nation in a dubious category: It has lost more residents than any other state. Why does this matter? Because as people exit, so do... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
From a surprising source comes news of the wonders of technology and the promise it holds. So the tough news is that more will be on you. The good news is that systems--like Khan-College Board--are emerging everywhere to enable anyone... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
"My brother, a certified teacher in South Carolina, has taught at least 5,000 students. He found that at the low-performing schools, there are usually three ringleaders and up to five students behaving terribly who settle down if the ringleaders are... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
Accords with what I suspect: economic considerations, narrowly defined, had relatively little to do with Trump's victory. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door