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Fell on Black Days: Sunday

Fell on Black Days: Sunday

Every year, tens of millions people or so go through Denver International Airport, the fifth busiest in the country and in the top 20 busiest in the world.  That’s a lot of bodies to get from hither to yon, so the airport relies heavily on Automated Guideway Transit...
Tax and Taxonomy

Tax and Taxonomy

We like labels, as humans we like labeling things.  Taxonomy is the branch of science concerned with classification and there used to be several inconsistent and sometimes conflicting systems of classification in use.  Then came Carl Linneaus and his influential...
It Stinks!

It Stinks!

Interior: The Morgue.  The medical examiner stands over a body on a table.  Two grizzled detectives stand nearby, one with a notebook in his hand.  The ME pulls back the sheet and her nose wrinkles.  She takes a deep sniff; the detectives look at her with confusion. ...
Witty, Wild Women

Witty, Wild Women

Dorothy Parker was a famously wry, witty, and acerbic writer and critic, with a low opinion of relationships.  Her wit was apparent from an early age, referring to her father’s second wife as “The Housekeeper.”  She was described by journalist and critic Alexander...
Dying for Your Art

Dying for Your Art

HOME   In 2013, Canadian artist Gillian Genser started to feel sick and for two years, no doctor one could determine why.  Agitation, headaches, and vomiting gave way to hearing loss and memory problems.  Finally, Genser was diagnosed with heavy metal poisoning. ...