May 2017

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The 100 best nonfiction books: No 69  Essays by RW Emerson (1841)

New Englands inventor of transcendentalism is still hero-worship today for his high-minded thoughts on peculiarity, freedom and nature Ralph Waldo Emerson abounded on to the American literary stage in the fall of 1836, as the protege of Thomas Carlyle, under whose sorcery he had fallen during a stay to England in 1833. On his return

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Utah senator, mayor top candidates for Chaffetz's seat

SALT LAKE CITY- State lawmakers and a mayor were among those expected Friday to guide a jam-packed orbit of practically two dozen contenders for the Utah congressional bench soon to be evacuated by U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz. Fifteen Republicans, four Democrats, one Libertarian and two independents have filed to run after Chaffetz announced he would

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Shaquille O'Neal horrifies viewers with bare foot

Shaquille O’Neal scared followers when he removed his sock and shoe to uncover his bare paw during NBA on TNTs halftime report of Thursdays Cavs-Celtics Game 5. Host Ernie Johnson was in the middle of asking the athlete a question when abruptly Shaq exclaimed, “Check out at those claws.” The camera turned towards his size-2