Downtime

Downtime

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    Mushin’ Impossible

    In Alaska's 1,049-mile trail sled dog race, coming in last is still an amazing accomplishment. Doing it twice requires a very special musher
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    Only the Lonely

    Paying someone to be your pal may be the ultimate contradiction in terms
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    Good Buy, Mr. Chips!

    The Cookulus app offers more than 5,000 of the best chocolate chip recipes, freeing you from the back of the bag
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    Allman Joy

    In searching for her guitar hero father, Galadrielle Allman does something seldom seen in rock bios: She tells the story of its women
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    More Than Skin-Deep

    A new generation of artists is bringing stunning – and occasionally terrifying – 3-D to the ink-stained wretches
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    A Prairie Hoops Companion

    The city game is being dominated by some college teams in the Midwest. What hath Larry Bird wrought?
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    The Singer Not the Song

    As you rock to your radio, remember: The artist performing that ditty you’re bopping to isn’t seeing a dime
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    The Post-Feminist Flash Gordon

    She went viral in shoulder pads and a helmet, running over, around and through the boys, and now Sam Gordon is looking forward to a bigger challenge… and fifth grade
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    Independently Dead

    The real money at Sundance is not 'Before Midnight' but during the witching hour.
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    Last Gasparilla in Tampa

    Every year, this Florida city dresses in pirate costumes and gets falling down drunk in its search for identity
  • 2.14_LS0307_Heptathlete

    What Makes Sami Not Run?

    Being the best at her sport, a great student and squeaky clean aren’t enough to get her into the championships.
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    A Fashionable Turkey

    A country known for little more than making copies is now a burgeoning scene for creative designers
  • 2.14_LS0407_SingingTelgram

    Words to Love By

    From Valentine’s Day to an Irish wake, the work of an accordion-playing transgender telegram singer is never dull
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    Paradox Lost

    Move over, Tony Soprano. HBO has another tortured, riveting antihero in True Detective. Yes, we’re talking about the show’s creator
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    Bringing Back Ed Sullivan

    The decision to invest in the iconic music performances on an iconic show was as obvious as it was challenging
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    Speaking Soccer

    Translating the tortured, tortuous language of soccer can be a kick in the head
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    Beck’s Got Next

    A soccer demigod may be ready to plant his MLS franchise in Miami, a town that’s in no mood to build him – or anyone – a new stadium
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    The Parent Trapped

    Parents should stop driving themselves crazy trying to make a safe and sane future for their children, according to Jennifer Senior’s new book
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    Down and Out in New Jersey

    Football started here. So there. Here’s a timeline of the Garden State’s most memorable football moments, some of which denizens wish they could forget