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Paul Ryan and the Double-Name Veep Curse

Whomever was vetting potential veep Paul Ryan for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, overlooked one very important bit of vice presidential trivia. Every vice president whose given and surnames were both “first names? by contemporary standards, saw their president die in office. Could doubly-named Paul Ryan be lethal to a (gasp!) President Romney? Mind you,…

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Is Your Ergonomic Office Trying to Kill You?

Writing in cafes isn’t ?ergonomic,? a productivity blog tried to convince me with its H2 headline. ?Tell that to Hemingway and see if your blogging finger still works afterwards,? was my first thought. Then I began thinking about my own blogging finger and the fact that my corporate headquarters is the corner cafe. Was I…