Wednesday, June 27

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The Passion of John Wojnowski

What would drive a man to stand outside the Vatican embassy nearly every day for 14 years?

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Sponge-Fraud!

The curious case of SpongeBob SquarePants illustrator Todd White, three ninjas, and an art caper.

Tuesday, June 26

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A Few Words About Breasts

Nora Ephron on adolescence.

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'Is He Happy? Is He All Right?'

A profile of Larry King at the height of his fame and on the heels of his sixth divorce.

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Spoiled Rotten

With the exception of the imperial offspring of the Ming dynasty and the dauphins of pre-Revolutionary France, contemporary American kids may represent the most indulged young people in the history of the world.
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Wikipedia: Action Park

Wikipedia entry for “Traction Park,” central New Jersey’s most dangerous mid-1980’s amusement park.

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One One-Hundredth of a Second Faster

“Over the past century, coaches have used intuition and discipline to vastly improve athletic performance. Now scientists are taking the last step, helping athletes approach perfection.”

Monday, June 25

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The Kingpins

Crime, drugs, and politics in Guadalajara.

Sunday, June 24

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The Most Amazing Bowling Story Ever

In a Plano bowling alley one night, Bill Fong came so close to perfection that it nearly killed him.