Kerry Healey: Grass 7/27
"one hour of mowing on an older gas mower is the polluting equivalent of driving 350 miles in a new car."
Katherine Perry: Tipping 7/21
"The restaurant is the great unacknowledged, breeding ground of cultural enmity."
Carlo Rotella: Barbershop 6/9
"Barbershops, like boxing gyms and libraries and the corridors of the State House and certain bars, are good places for that kind of time travel."
Steven Stark: Soccer in America 6/9
"Playing soccer is like writing a novel; playing our other sports is more akin to Twittering"
Kerry Healey: Turkmenistan 6/8
"While Turkmen women seem more liberated than those in neighboring Iran or Afghanistan, brides are nonetheless forbidden to speak to their husbands or in-laws for forty days after marriage."
Kara Miller: Politicians as People 5/31
"Politicians seem to have a different moral compass...that steers them towards moral slogans but immoral behavior."
"There I am, under a stack of weights, listening to Elizabeth telling off Mister Darcy for declaring his feeling for her in an insufficiently gentleman-like manner."
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