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Light Side Last Updated: Nov 18, 2021 - 11:28:44 AM


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How Shane MacGowan became Ireland’s prodigal son

Now wheelchair-bound at 63, the Pogues’ former lead singer is revered throughout Ireland, though he wasn’t born or brought up there.


Nov 18, 2021 - 11:27:23 AM

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70 Percent of the World’s Macadamia Nuts Came From One Tree in Australia
Call it the Genghis Khan of macadamias.

Nov 5, 2021 - 1:00:03 PM

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Adam’s Wife, Lilith, Who Turned into A Demon?
The feisty Lilith, the first wife of Adam, became a demon, then a feminist icon over time.

Oct 26, 2021 - 3:48:39 PM

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To Evade Pre-Prohibition Drinking Laws, New Yorkers Created the World’s Worst Sandwich
It was everywhere at the turn of the 20th century. It was also inedible.

Oct 15, 2021 - 11:25:31 AM

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How Capicola Became Gabagool: The Italian New Jersey Accent, Explained
A linguistic exploration.

Oct 2, 2021 - 12:05:50 PM

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