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Robots R Us

The idea of creating imitations of ourselves has always fascinated us humans. In Greek mythology, the sculptor Pygmalion brought his statue Galatea to life. The ancient Chinese scholar Daoxuan spoke of creating “metallic people” to weep when the Buddha Shakyamuni … Continue reading

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The Eternal Drive-Through

Drive-through mortuary viewings premiered in Florida more than 30 years ago, but have more recently become a growing trend. I googled “drive through funeral homes” and found 14 million listings. Nearly every U.S. state has them now. One of the … Continue reading

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Worry!

“You’re worried about what-ifs. Well, what if you stopped worrying?” ~Shannon Celebi “I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them have never happened.” ~Mark Twain “You’re trying to eat grass that isn’t … Continue reading

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Label-otomy

Part One: Who Knew? Part Two: Made in China Part Three: Miscellaneous Advice ⇔ “Secretly we’re all a little more absurd than we make ourselves out to be.” ~J. K. Rowling

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