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Archive for April, 2013

Month: April 2013

Microwaves are funny things. People are terribly superstitious about them, probably because of the word “radiation” or because they act insivibly on food and people find that creepy. I have friends who won’t stand in front of a microwave while it’s running. The urban legends aren’t all false, though: at least two people have been […]

Month: April 2013

Coathangers breed in closets. In drawers, it’s chopsticks. In pockets, at least until recently, pennies. Presumably the universe avoids breaking the laws of physics through some complicated system involving lost socks. These mysteries have yet to be solved. When you deal with computers, it’s mice and wall warts. They fill boxes and desks and spill […]