“It's not what you don't know that kills you, it's what you know for sure that ain't true.”
There are two 105 year olds who sprint. The current world record holder, Stanislaw Kowalski, of Poland, has the world records in the 100 meter sprint, the shot put and the discus.
His Japanese competitor, Hidekichi Miyazaki, after a recent meet in Kyoto, Japan
A Virginia contractor bitten and scratched by a squirrel has sued a nearby couple who he says had fed the animal and encouraged it to interact with humans. “We’ve already proven the fact that this wasn’t our squirrel…It’s not a pet,” said the defendant husband. [Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk), Lowering the Bar]
Supreme Court Seems Wary of Hurdles for Refunds of Fines After Exonerations New York Times. Jess M: “This is insane. SCOTUS is hearing a case about whether people who have their convictions overturned are entitled to have any fines they paid refunded. Colorado is arguing that there is no such right. Kafka would be proud.”
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Field study suggests wealthy less willing to tax rich when poor people are around PhysOrg