The Weekender: the week of finger implants and smelly fears

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Another week has come and gone. The 31st week of the year 2014. We on this planet are nearly two-thirds of the way in transit around the life-giving star we call “the Sun,” a star that will swell and envelope our world in several billion years — quite soon, in cosmic time. But fear not, summer remains. The best days of the year are still to come. It is now August, the month of corn on the cob, carnivals, and last-minute road trips. If the weather is gentle where you are this weekend, you…

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