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How Roger Federer Upgraded His Game – The New York Times

“Seeing Federer hit a two-hander makes you feel like a witness to a double felony, a crime against both art and nature. Federer, Nadal, Murray and Novak Djokovic have dominated the second week of majors for a decade, but only … Continue reading

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The History of Tennis, Part 1

The History of Tennis by Nancy Koran “Few scholars of the cultural world would deny that France occupies a position of international prowess, when measured by its contributions to the world of fashion, food, wine and overall elegance. It is … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Safety Equipment – The New York Times

“In high school, I played football and wore pads and a helmet. During that time, I endured two shoulder separations, a dislocated kneecap and several snapped tendons in my hand.In college, I played rugby and wore heavy cotton shorts and … Continue reading

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The French diet–steak, red wine, cheese and chocolate — is rehabilitated.

For some, this will be hard to swallow. “So, as the guidelines have recommended cutting down on meat, especially red meat, this meant that many people began to increase their consumption of carbohydrates. Decades later, it’s not hard to find … Continue reading

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One of the places where climate change denial has sprung from. Tim Egan, NYT

In case you are interested in where climate change denial has sprung from, Tim Egan introduces some of us to The Competitive Enterprise Institute. Egan writes: The Supreme Court case, to be decided by June, grew out of a gathering … Continue reading

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