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Can we ever solve the Tara Grinstead case?

Sometimes I don’t like writing about the older cold cases that have appeared on the full gamut of crime shows (i.e. Tara Grinstead), because if it’s been since 2005-2006 and there’s basically nothing,… Continue reading

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Where are the most U.S. citizens in debt? San Jose and McAllen, Texas apparently.

77 million American adults — which is one-third of the populace — have debt in collections right now. The average – remember, I just typed “average” — American with a credit file has… Continue reading

Is it possible that almost everything about classic management advice is wrong?

We’ve talked about holacracy before, but it’s gaining a little bit of steam — specifically in areas like Silicon Valley and Seattle that are potentially a bit more forward-thinking as far as corporate… Continue reading

Annapolis, Maryland has seen a 925 percent increase in ‘nuisance flood days’ since the 1960s

There’s a lot of stories recently about what climate change will ultimately do to coastal cities — in The New Yorker recently, there was kind of a humor piece about how sharks might… Continue reading

Jennifer Huston disappearance probably isn’t about Kallen Houston, but what of these headaches?

Here are the basics of this case, which is unfolding in Oregon (about 25 miles south of Portland). A mother goes out to run errands around 5:45pm. She withdraws a small amount of… Continue reading

It’s currently end of days in Siberia and the Zhejiang province of China, apparently

Overnight, a waterway in China turned a blood red color — shades of a little Ghostbusters II action, perhaps — and we’re up to two (as opposed to one) deep craters in Siberia,… Continue reading

Brief thought exercise: what songs MUST you play at a wedding reception?

Went to my cousin’s wedding this past weekend, so had been thinking about this. Obviously this question is a bit nuanced and contextual, even though it probably seems dumb on face: one of… Continue reading

William C. Whitney could have changed the future of the entire world via the electric car

I went to my cousin’s wedding this weekend; the reception was at Larz Anderson Auto Museum (and park) up in Boston. During the early stages of the reception, you could actually meander throughout… Continue reading