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Kate and William: 100 Days to Go

(5) Comments | Posted January 19, 2011 | 1:07 PM

Between persistent buzz around the film The King's Speech and the pending nuptuals of Prince William and Kate Middleton, Americans have more opportunity than ever to feed our fascination with British royalty. Somewhere there's a shrink who can analyze why a nation founded on getting rid of an English King...

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Facebook: I'm Stuck in the Middle

(37) Comments | Posted July 20, 2010 | 1:57 PM

We've all seen the statistics: Facebook now has half a BILLION registered users worldwide, and is growing at an astonishing rate of 5% per month. But this week I had a very personal reminder both of its ubiquity and of what a loser I am for not being part of...

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Brazil Wins the World Cup!

(28) Comments | Posted May 28, 2010 | 6:36 PM

Much of the world's attention will soon be focused on South Africa, where 32 teams will carry the hopes of their countries into a very big contest for a very small (it's only 14 inches high) trophy: The World Cup. I'll watch the games in South Africa, of course, but...

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UK's First Televised Prime Ministerial Debates: Game Changers

(14) Comments | Posted April 29, 2010 | 6:57 PM

How have Britons survived all these years without televised candidate debates? For half a century here in America, TV debates have supplied memorable lines and defining moments; it's hard to imagine an election year without them.

Oh, I know that most of the spontaneity and substance was long ago...

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