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Texas Rangers Made Out Like Bandits In Cole Hamels Trade

Cole Hamels has been traded from the Philadelphia Phillies to the Texas Rangers, and it can be argued that the deal could eventually go down as one of the greatest instances of highway robbery in baseball. Per Evan Grant of the <i>Dallas Morning News</i>, Hamels is headed to Texas along with lefty setup …

Walter Palmer is an “elite hunter” with a “purist’s reputation”—the New York Times, circa 2009

Walter Palmer, the US bowhunter who killed the famous Zimbabwean lion Cecil, has been pummeled on social media and condemned by conservationist Jane Goodall. His killing of the beloved cat has renewed criticism of trophy hunting.<p>But in 2009 he was described in a New York Times article as an “elite …

Saving Perfectly Good Food From Being Dumped in a Landfill

Billions of dollars of produce are imported from Mexico by the US and Canada each year. But many of those fruits and vegetables fail inspection and …

Alone in the rock

Harvard professor sorry over viral, $4 feud with Chinese restaurant

It took him a little longer than the rest of the world, but a Harvard business professor has concluded that he was a total jerk to the owner of a Boston-area Chinese restaurant over a $4 dispute.<p>Ben Edelman, who teaches a class in the Negotiation, Organizations & Markets unit of Harvard Business …