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MenuIt can be tempting for humans to believe that we are above the laws that govern nature. We hear stories about how alligators can camouflage themselves as logs to surprise their prey, and we think, “Well, no offense to the small animals that might fall for that trick, but surely such a simplistic plot wouldn’t work on me, a highly evolved creature with opposable thumbs, critical thinking skills, and the ability to operate standard kitchen appliances.” So it was especially humbling to realize, on a recent visit to Port Aransas, that the large log I had been staring at for several seconds...

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How Representative Marie Newman Will Get It Done

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Why Did the New York Post Dox a Paramedic?

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As New York City’s medical community scrambles to respond to the latest spike in COVID-19 cases, the New York Post on Friday made the baffling decision to out a first responder as a part-time sex worker, even after she apparently begged the paper to remain anonymous.The article itself is a confounding, unsavory read. It details the paramedic’s height, weight, and some of the pictures on her OnlyFans page. It quotes a veteran FDNY paramedic who both acknowledges that many paramedics need to work multiple jobs to survive and shames the subject of the article for her choice of side gig. The...

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