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Genius Uses One First Class Airplane Ticket To Eat Free For A Year

I’ll just work here until dinner From Gizmodo: Genius man used one first class airplane ticket to eat free for a year American comedic actor, director and writer Harold Ramis, who recently died, made a career out of understanding the appeal when … Continue reading

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Culture Matters: Pakistan’s Electric Power Problems

From the NYT:  Pakistan Faces Struggle to Keep Its Lights On  I think I found the problem From the article: Electricity shortages, bad for years, have reached crisis proportions. Lights go out for at least 10 hours a day in … Continue reading

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When Differing Cultures Collide in the Euro Zone

You still have to eat your vegetables From the NYT:  Grind of Euro Crisis Wears Down Support for Union, Poll Finds “The E.U. says do ‘X’ and you’ve got Germany, which applies it 1,000 percent, while countries like Italy or Spain try … Continue reading

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