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Mosquito Magnet by
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Prompted By Fireworks

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Every 4th of July I spent in New Jersey I became exceptionally popular. This one time a year, everyone wanted me to be part of their group ...
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Algorithms Never Lie by
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Prompted By Honesty

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What's scary is how computer algorithms, AI, and all our technology can take data that is perfectly true and turn it into "facts" that are frighteningly false.
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Cruising with the Flu (Hot, Hot, Hot) by
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Prompted By Honeymoon

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If I still was feverish, I couldn't tell once we went outside in the steamy Caribbean.
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My lunch with Omar Sharif by
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Prompted By First Dates

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He said, "I look like Omar Sharif." I thought, "...yeah, and I look like Michelle Pfeiffer."
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A Stroll Down Bloomfield Avenue by
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Prompted By Shopping Local

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United Cigar, run by the Cohen family, was packed with cigars and cigarettes, all types of magazine, and oh, the candy!
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Why Virginia Woolf Landed Me a Client by
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The best college for you is the one that wants you to be there. ... choose the "wrong" major if it resonates with you.
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PE ABCs: Agony from Bombardment to C Stunts by
25
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The bottom of the gym suit consisted of … bloomers. Yes, ballooning from the waist and ending in tight elastic at the widest part of the thigh.
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Exam Week and Daiquiri Parties by
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Prompted By Exams

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As exam week progressed, we could hear clack, clackety-clack, ding!!, clack, clack, from the living area and dorm rooms in the entire wing, along with the crinkle of bags of potato chips and Cheetos.
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Driving Down the Shore by
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Prompted By Learning to Drive

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I knew I really wasn't supposed to take the car to the beach, but the temptation was too much.
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Shelters, Signs, and Sirens by
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Prompted By Cold War Coping

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The moaning whine infiltrated my nightmares for years. It became a reminder of a situation we could not ignore.
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