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MY FANTASTIC MIDLIFE CRISIS, BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE NEW ECONOMY

I became a writer in part because I believed it was my duty. I had the ability to explain cause and effect, even when they got complicated. I could map out the links that connect the future of the polar bears to your habits of hand-washing. Time was, a nonfiction writer could make a living doing such service. Continue reading

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FEMALE SEA LIONS IN THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES: WINNING!

Yeah, female mammals are generally smaller, and weaker, and easy for males to push around… or are they? Scientists have found that most female sea lions be frontin’! They say their pups belong to the badass in town. That’s what … Continue reading

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Springtime Singtime

The male cardinals began yelling a couple of weeks ago: WHEET! WHEET! WHEET! Just like that, after a winter of not speaking, they abruptly erupted. The lengthening daylight somehow raises the amount of testosterone circulating in their blood. And when … Continue reading

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