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The spectacular thefts of Apollo Robbins. A few years ago, at a Las Vegas convention for magicians, Penn Jillette, of the act Penn and Teller, was introduced to a soft-spoken young man named Apollo Robbins,
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The F.B.I. needs informants, but what happens when they go too far? Last January, Michael Grimm, a forty-year-old United States congressman from Staten Island, sat for an interview in his Washington office
Chris Ruder bought a Spikeball set from Toys R Us in the '80s. Now he's trying to resurrect it as everything lawn darts can't be -- a worldwide, competitive sport. I talked a few friends into trying Spikeball
For weeks the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, specifically Hamas militants, has intensified. And through it all, the Israel Defense Forces has posted dozens of stunning photos on its Flickr
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