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James Gandolfini, Saint of Bloated Men

<b>The indignities visited upon fat men</b> — the wheezing, the chafing, the active indifference of women and the justifiable self-loathing it produces — are so numerous as to require a Torah-length scroll; but surely the death last week of James Gandolfini was an unexpected blow. As Lucas Mann recently …

James Gandolfini

US Open Golf 2013: Long Shot Players Worth Betting on at Merion

Link to Media<p>Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy are betting favorites at the 2013 U.S. Open, but the cast of less familiar characters flanking them might represent smarter wagers.<p>Seven of the last eight U.S. Open winners were also first-time major winners—the sole exception being Woods at Torrey Pines in …

Golf

Miracle material: the graphene revolution

The race is on to harness the potential of graphene, a substance that is harder than diamond, yet incredibly flexible, and the world’s best conductor of electricity.<p>Kostya Novoselov tends to wear an air of slight distraction. But when a problem or topic of conversation sparks his curiosity, his …

Nanotech

Is Mickelson ready for the Open? 'Yes, sir'

<b>By John Strege</b><p>Tournaments played off-Broadway take their stars anyway they can get them, even if it's only a way station for them. So it was that Phil Mickelson turned up on the FedEx St. Jude Classic marquee last week, passing through Memphis en route from Philadelphia to Philadelphia and the U.S. …

10 Players Golf Fans Desperately Want to Win a Major

They are not only the pinnacles of any season, but winning a major championship is a career-defining moment for anyone that plays professional golf.<p>As players, the ability to slip on that green jacket or kiss the claret jug and sample their beverage of choice afterwards is a culmination of endless …

Golf

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