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CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
We remember remote control co-inventor Robert Adler at Corpus Obscurum.
We're happy to announce the release of our new Media Taster! The City Pages Media Taster lets you actually hear the great music you read about in City Pages—just launch, click, and listen. Simply download the Media Taster and you'll automatically receive a digital mixtape of music on a semi-regular basis (including free MP3s), legal and free of charge.
THESE DAYS (OFFSPRING EDITION)
Nearly one in three Britons think that if a woman jumps up and down, washes or urinates immediately after sex, she can prevent pregnancy.
A Bakersfield pediatrician, intending to create a "Christian atmosphere" for his patients, refused to treat a child with an ear infection because her mother was sporting a tattoo.
Doctors at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary used Sildenafil, also known under the trade name of Viagra, to open up tiny blood vessels in a premie's lungs and save her life.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Frostbrand, drawnLeftward, and LookingNorth follow the strange municipal politics in the eastern suburbs at What's Left of Maplewood (MN).
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Rotten Tomatoes rates the Best of the Best Pictures of the last eight decades
Children's drawings re-imagined as photographs by Yeondoo Jung
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"He was in his house, sitting in his chair, as if watching television, and the television was, in fact, still on."
— Dr. Stuart Dawson, Suffolk County deputy chief medical examiner, discussing how police found the body of Southampton, New York, resident Vincenzo Riccardi, 70, who had apparenlty died of natural causes in front of his television over a year ago
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