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Lawrence Peter Berra, known to baseball fans and other admirers around the world simply as Yogi, passed away on September 22, 2015. He was 90 years young.
Although his baseball achievements are legendary, Yogi’s malapropisms are as much tied to … Read more
I read a quip in the local paper over the weekend: The stock market takes the stairs up but the elevator down. As I felt the elevator begin its descent this week, my stomach lurched a bit, but I kept … Read more
In the Chinese city of Ordos, empty skyscrapers loom over largely empty roads, empty town plazas, and empty schools. It’s China’s best-known ghost town. The empty buildings in Ordos and other places—started as part of an ambitious government plan to … Read more