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Inner Neighborhood Services
True story? Dunno: it was sent to me by a friend, and is a forward of a forward of....
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I have a friend who is president of his homeowner's association in Washington, D.C. They are having a terrible problem with trash on the side of the roads around his association's homes. The reason, according to him, is there are being built just next to them six new homes -- big ones! And the trash, he says, is coming from the Mexican work crews working at the construction sites. (McDonald's bags, Burger King trash, etc).
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The God Particle
No physicist* would call the Higgs boson** the "God Particle" like the media does. But it leads to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson's favorite science joke:
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Heavenly Bran Muffins
An 85-year-old couple, having been married almost 60 years, died in a car crash. They had been in good health the last 10 years, mainly due to the wife's interest in health food and exercise.
When they reached the Pearly Gates, St. Peter took them to their mansion, which was decked out with a beautiful kitchen and master bath suite and Jacuzzi.
As they "oohed and aahed," the old man asked Peter how much all this was going to cost.
"It's free," Peter replied, "this is Heaven."
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