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Is Street Sweeping Just an Excuse to Hand Out Parking Tickets?

What do those giant street-sweeping boxes on wheels — the ones with Dr. Seuss-like spinning brushes — actually do? They look like a Zamboni, they make…

Are You Terrorizing Your Partner by Redoing All the Housework?

Somewhere along the way in life, I discovered that I much prefer towels to be rolled, not folded. In part, this shift happened because I…

How Much of a Turn-Off Is a Dirty-Ass Car?

If the modern automobile had a status on Facebook, it would undoubtedly be “It’s complicated.” With their computer-controlled fuel injection systems, continuously variable transmissions and…

How to Get Sand Out of Virtually Everything

For the second time in recent history, we have to concede that Attack of the Clones had a point. Because the literal takeaway from a…