How to Properly Load a Dishwasher

How to Properly Load a Dishwasher

Forks and spoons should be placed handle down in the cutlery holder. Knives go handle up if you like your roommate or spouse, or blade up if you secretly want to murder them. Cups, glasses, and mugs go on the outer edges of the top rack, face down. Place a dark-colored mug in the back right to signal to the elves that it’s safe to come out. Oversized More...

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Will Trump Back Down As His Trade War with China Bites The U.S. Economy?
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Will Trump Back Down As His Trade War with China Bites The U.S. Economy?

If there was any lingering doubt that Donald Trump’s trade war with China is exerting a considerable cost on the American economy, it was erased on Tuesday, when a closely watched statistic indicated that factory More...

Honest iPhone Updates | The New Yorker
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Honest iPhone Updates | The New Yorker

iOS 13: Get ready for some big changes to your iPhone. For example, we noticed that your phone is an ancient three years old. With iOS 13, we’ve included a bunch of pointless little updates that will make your More...

Girl, You’re a Middle-Aged Woman Now
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Girl, You’re a Middle-Aged Woman Now

As a new wave of women step into their mid-centuries, it’s a striking moment of exposure for women over 50, who are taking commanding roles across American culture.—Wall Street Journal. Mass-media companies, More...

Why Binge-Watching Is Good for You
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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Why Binge-Watching Is Good for You

There’s a ton of research that suggests binge-watching is bad for you. I’m not a doctor, but I got a physical from one once, which qualifies me to reject the prevailing medical research. If you’re wondering More...

Trump Demands Facebook Investigate Why Obama’s Post Got So Many Likes
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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Trump Demands Facebook Investigate Why Obama’s Post Got So Many Likes

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—A furious Donald J. Trump has demanded that Facebook investigate why a status update posted by former President Barack Obama on Monday has received so many likes. Speaking to More...

The Decline of Yelling | The New Yorker
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
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The Decline of Yelling | The New Yorker

A few weeks ago, a short clip of a state senator named Katie Muth, a Democrat from Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, began bouncing around Twitter. It showed Muth, who is thirty-five, reading an impassioned and More...

Putin Denies Mitch McConnell Is Russian Asset: “He Has Never Been an Asset to Any Country”
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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Putin Denies Mitch McConnell Is Russian Asset: “He Has Never Been an Asset to Any Country”

MOSCOW (The Borowitz Report)—Pushing back against charges that Senator Mitch McConnell is a Russian asset, the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, said on Tuesday that McConnell “has never been an asset to More...

Donald Trump, Elijah Cummings, and the Definition of a Rodent
By Boston Journal On Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Donald Trump, Elijah Cummings, and the Definition of a Rodent

In 2014, Jonathan Auerbach, a statistician studying at Columbia University, analyzed rodent complaints made to New York’s 311 call system. His goal was to create a census of the rat population—not to become More...

Government Housing Structure Infested with Criminals and Rats
By Boston Journal On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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Government Housing Structure Infested with Criminals and Rats

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—A government-subsidized housing structure has fallen into a dangerous state and has become thoroughly infested with criminals and rats, a leading congressman warned on Saturday. The More...