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Gary Smith: Don't be like that guy

Certain behaviors point to an addiction to jerkiness

Subscriber onlySo, according to the state of Minnesota, I've been wrong all these years. You're not a jerk. Continue reading...

Gary Smith: Man's search for space

Since when did walking become something to avoid?

Subscriber onlyAs I'm sure you're aware, I have a day job. Continue reading...

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Forget North Korea’s nukes; ESPN meltdown threatened chaos

Subscriber onlyThis weekend, the machines rose, humanity teetered on the brink and we were shown once again the ugly truth of technology and the Big Lie we're told that it works for our good. Continue reading...

Gary Smith: Political maneuvers

Sometimes, a cough attack is the best approach

Subscriber onlyI know, I know. You were so close. Just under 70 days to go, so near you could almost see the finish line, and then it happened. Continue reading...

Gary Smith: Lucy in the sky ... oh, nevermind

Humanity’s predecessor came to an ironic end

Subscriber onlyIn what is being billed as one of the greatest cold cases in world history, scientists believe they know how Lucy died. Continue reading...

Gary Smith: One last time ...

Approaching graduation signals major in life

Subscriber onlyOne last time ... Continue reading...

Gary Smith: When the fit Olympian sings

Phelps handles advancement in years swimmingly

Subscriber onlyFrom every indication, Michael Phelps is not of this world. Continue reading...

Gary Smith: It's for the birds

In hindsight, idea may have been a little cuckoo

Subscriber onlyOne of the oddest things about humans is our morbid fascination with the manner in which our fellow species mates meet their respective ends. Continue reading...

Gary Smith: Talk, while we still can

Will technology whittle away ability to speak?

Subscriber onlyI haven't spoken to the person at the large national coffee chain that actually makes my morning drink in about six months. Continue reading...

Summertime, and the livin’ ain’t easy

Subscriber onlySo I’ve got an idea I’d like you to consider, kind of run it up the flagpole and watch it hang there damply in the nonexistent breeze before you feebly wave at it and scurry back into the air conditioning. Continue reading...

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