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Man Hoping Game Gets Out Of Hand So He Can Do Something Else

DENVER—Settling into his apartment’s cramped living room to watch the midday game, local man Garrett Neubauer told reporters Wednesday that he hoped the televised baseball game between the Colorado Rockies and the San Francisco Giants would get out of hand soon so he could do something else.

20 Years Of Harry Potter

J.K. Rowling published ‘Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone’ on June 26th, 1997, and it instantly became a cultural touchstone. The Onion looks back at the most important moments in the 20-year history of the Harry Potter franchise.

Pros And Cons Of The Gig Economy

Americans are increasingly using on-demand services, both as workers and consumers. Here are the major benefits and drawbacks of the gig economy.
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NASA Relaunches Astronaut Jim Lovell To 'Finish The Job'

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL—Decades after the failed Apollo 13 moon mission, NASA officials announced on Monday plans to launch former astronaut Jim Lovell back into space to complete the task he was contracted to perform 40 years ago. "Yes, he has been retired for some time now, and yes, he seemed quite surprised when we visited him at his home, but Capt. Lovell was hired to do a job, and we intend to hold him to it," said NASA spokesperson Nancy Paulson, who explained that the 82-year-old would be put through a series of g-force and physical stress tests in preparation for his relaunch. "After all, we did pay him to land on the moon." According to Paulson, the new moon mission will investigate a number of previously unobserved phenomena, including the effects of sending a very elderly man into space to die.

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