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You Can Be Too Rich or Too Thin

The New York Times posted a story this evening reporting a series of experiments at St. Louis’s Washington University in which bacteria from the guts of thin humans were injected into the guts of fat mice and the mice grew thin. Forget cancer, let’s research something with market potential, damn it.  Have you paid no [...]

The Irish Letter

Before the Internet, the passing along of office jokes had to be accomplished with typewriters and copiers.  I remember a few of these coming into my house when I was a child.  (Copiers were then new technology, but Rochester was the home of Xerox). One that stuck in my head was the prototypical “letter from [...]