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Rethinking the deadly choice of the “Falling Man”

“The Falling Man”, taken September 11, 2001, shows a man falling from the Twin Towers in NYC during the terrorist attacks/Photo Credit: Richard Drew/AP

A question about death

On this 20th anniversary of the devastating terrorist attacks that took place at The World Trade Center in New York City, I want to draw your attention to the very small group of individuals who chose to fall from the buildings, instead of staying inside.

Of the 2606 victims that…

A surprisingly simple FBI tactic to keep a conversation going

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The Koothrappali conundrum

“Two words: deaf chick. It doesn’t matter if I can’t talk ‘cause she can’t hear me.” — Raj Koothrappali explaining the type of girl that might be attracted to him

You probably remember the character Raj Koothrappali from the hit sitcom “The Big Bang Theory”. …

The First Lady’s comic book struggles to find herself

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Bizarro Michelle Obama

On the evening of July 18th, 2016, when now First Lady Melania Trump was introduced to the world at the Republican National Convention, she delivered a speech that many have claimed was plagiarized from Michelle Obama’s 2008 Democratic National Convention speech.

Once the gaffe was identified in the media the…

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The Weekly Top 2!

Instead of a newsletter, I thought you might be more interested in a Weekly Top 2 List of most-read or editor acclaimed stories from the past week.

(There’s a lot of content out here on the old internet, and so as a subscriber to our publication, I hope you’ll enjoy…

Anti-vaxxers’ constant search for loopholes

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Not so fast, Novak

When Novak Djokovic arrived into Australia on January 6th, he probably thought he could sail right through the country’s strict Covid-19 protocols.

No, he hadn’t gotten vaccinated. Don’t be silly.

Instead, the tennis superstar was hoping to be allowed into the country because he had very recently contracted Covid-19.


The fabulous Ms. O’s Instagram shenanigans over the holidays are just the tip of the iceberg

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I have an auntie who sometimes falls for telephone scams, and ends up giving the scammer her bank account and credit card information. On more than one occasion, this dear sweet lady has lost hundreds of dollars to fraudsters.

Oprah Winfrey reminds me of that particular auntie. We all love…

Keith Dias

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