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-- "Marching the kids through their morning checklist and getting them out the door is stressful work, where every morning feels like I’m trying to pass a bill through the Senate and my kids are Mitch McConnell."

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-- "I got to thinking about artist's output over time. Are there examples of artists who not only age gracefully, but who actually get better? So I grabbed some data."

-- "Among Westerners, the data showed that Americans were often the most unusual, leading the researchers to conclude that 'American participants are exceptional even within the unusual population of Westerners—outliers among outliers.'"

-- "What they found was stunning: Two generations down the line, the grandchildren of the nicotine-injected rats were more likely to have asthmatic lungs than control subjects."

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