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Chai Digest: Rolled R’s, Retired 747 and more

Dateline: Dallas, Texas, Frequent Traveler University. News: Americans are leaving religion. Why are we still subsidizing it? (The Washington Post). The Passion of Kim Davis (The Washington Post). The Rolled R’s of Vanessa Ruiz (NYT). Donald Trump, Elizabeth I, and the English Origins of Birthright Citizenship (The Atlantic). Target will end school charity program, shift…

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Chai Digest: Out-of-Office, Russian Scarecrow, Superhenge and more

Dateline: Helsinki, Finland. News: An ancient human discovery and a tight squeeze (CBC As It Happens) and 3 famous discoveries from the Cradle of Humankind (News24). Good stop on a JNB layover. Assassinating Chiang Kai-shek (Foreign Policy). Down in Taiwan, up in the Mainland. China confirms prisoner amnesty for WWII anniversary (Shanghai Daily). Sign of…

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Chai Digest: Crap Apps, Chinese Delivery by Plane, NYC Subway Grows by a Station, and more

Dateline: Stove, Vermont. News: Escape from Boko Haram (Smithsonian). Why salad is so overrated (The Washington Post). How to Start Liking Facebook Again: Fixes for the Biggest Complaints (WSJ). Scientists tested 30 Apple iPhone fitness apps for the quality of their workouts. Guess how many passed? (The Washington Post). Travel: Museums, Crack Down on Your…

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Chai Digest: Style, Scallops and more

Dateline: Jersey City, NJ. News: Men’s Fashion: How to Keep Cool in the Summer (WSJ). 10 Suit Jacket Style Details Men Should Know (Real Men Real Style). Kiev’s hipster revolution (Politico). ‘Diving for Scallops’(NYT). The Neoliberal Arts(Harper’s). Gangs of Karachi (Harper’s). Time to Reassess Sinai Peacekeeping Force(NYT). Ruins, casinos and abandoned construction mark Cyprus (Washington…

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Chai Digest: Podcasts on Pluto, Ian Schrager, Historic Epics and more

Dateline: Auburn, Maine. Summer lobster shuttle. The Residence Inn in Auburn is an hour from the nearest coastal lobster shacks, local Mac’s Downeast Seafood is the choice nearby. It is a category 4 for those Marriott credit card certs. Summer accommodation options in Maine all involve trade-offs. The World Next Week from the Council on…

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