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10:12am

Sat July 14, 2012
Marc On The Blues

The Nine O'clock Blues Is Going To Boogie

Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials Alligator

Boogie is an interesting word. Webster’s Third Collegiate Dictionary says the origin of the word boogie-woogie is unknown.

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9:44am

Tue July 10, 2012
Krulwich Wonders...

Woman On Street Attacked By Giant Snail, It Seems

Originally published on Tue July 10, 2012 3:09 pm

Julian Beever

Here's what got Nagai Hideyuki excited. Hideyuki lives in Tokyo. He's now 21. This photo was taken on the other side of the world, somewhere in Europe. What you see here is a street and a plain stone bench, both partially covered by a chalk drawing. The drawing disappears in places and at one point seems to bump into a metal pole.

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10:26am

Mon July 9, 2012
Wildfires

VIDEO: Meet 3 Among The Many Who Fought The High Park Fire

Screencap from the video produced by Leah Todd.
youtube.com

At one point, the number of personnel fighting the High Park Fire peaked at 2,037. Along with other firefighters, both local and out-of-state, were three volunteer firefighters and their one engine from Ryan Park, WY.

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10:13pm

Sat July 7, 2012
Krulwich Wonders...

Weekend Special: Guess What? Sweat Is Not Smelly! (So Why Do I Smell?)

Originally published on Mon July 9, 2012 11:28 am

The Chemical Heritage Foundation via YouTube

It's hot today. Really, really, hot; over a 100 degrees Fahrenheit hot, and so I'm sweating.

Sweating is what we people do to cool off, which is good. But sweating is also what makes me ... what's the word? Odoriferous. (Latinate for stinky, which is not so good.)

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10:43am

Sat July 7, 2012
Marc On The Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Bob Margolin

The cover to Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin's second album on the Alligator label.
Alligator Records

Chicago blues guitar player and singer Steady Rollin’ Bob Margolin was born in 1949 in Massachusetts and started playing guitar with local bands when he was 15 years old.

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