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Bad Call

Fritz Huber, writing for The Paris Review, on the sorry state of US televised sports commentary:

Farhad Manjoo on Amazon’s Fire Phone

Worse, if you put your phone down on a table while you’re in the middle of an article, the scrolling goes haywire and you lose your place.

‘But Even the Home Screen Is Confusing’

You can’t even see the time without tilting your phone just so. An errant buzz is your only indication that you have a notification, prompting you to cock your wrist or swipe down from the top bezel to open the notification windowshade.

Executions Should Be by Firing Squad, Federal Appeals Court Judge Says

Using drugs meant for individuals with medical needs to carry out executions is a misguided effort to mask the brutality of executions by making them look serene and beautiful

Number Games

Which brings me to Chromecast. All Google will say is they’ve sold “millions” of the $35, (presumably) break-even device.

The Best Argument Yet for Net Neutrality Comes From Major League Baseball

Earlier this month, BAM quietly submitted its own letter to the FCC, where it was equally scathing about internet fast lanes.

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Khuzwayo returns to Soweto derby

The two giants of South African football, Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates square off for the first Woza Nazo Soweto Derby of the 2019/20 Absa…

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Soweto Derby is sold out!

The much-awaited Absa Premiership Soweto Derby between the archrivals Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates is sold out. The sold-out sign went up on Monday afternoon.…

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Chiefs through to the TKO semis after eliminating Pirates

Amakhosi  have advanced to the semi-finals of Telkom Knock-Out after edging the Buccaneers at Moses Mabhida Stadium Kaizer Chiefs booked their place in the semi-finals of…

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