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Written by Pat's Papers | Wednesday, 11 September 2013 7:55 PM
Today’s Starbucks Alter Ego comes from a reader named Brooke, who sent us not one, but two doppelgängers.
Written by Pat's Papers | Thursday, 5 September 2013 9:12 AM
Stop what you’re doing: an Alyssa Milano sex tape has been leaked. Except this one may actually be suitable for work.
Written by Pat's Papers | Wednesday, 4 September 2013 7:09 AM
Today’s Starbucks Alter Ego comes from a reader named Sam, who wonders if her local barista is trying to call her out about something.
Written by Pat's Papers | Tuesday, 20 August 2013 8:15 AM
This seems like overkill, but it makes for a pretty awesome video. Watch as a water-bombing jet drops its full load to take care of a vehicle fire on a remote highway in Canada.
Written by Pat Papers | Wednesday, 14 August 2013 8:46 AM
Today’s Starbucks Alter Ego comes from Ann, who says her barista was so close to getting her name right and was clearly contemplating adding another letter before deciding against it.
Written by Pat's Papers | Monday, 12 August 2013 8:46 AM
The Wall Street Journal’s longstanding “What’s News” box on the front page was slimmed down today.
Written by Pats Papers | Saturday, 10 August 2013 10:56 AM
If you’ve got travel to Spain ahead, here’s now to avoid a $300 roaming bill for your phone.
Written by Pat's Papers | Friday, 9 August 2013 8:16 AM
No, his name isn’t Oscar. It’s Gregory Kloen and he’s fashioned a New York home out of a dumpster. Though based in California, the designer stays in the dumpster anytime he’s in New York on business. Inside is a fully functional house, with running water, a working toilet and even a mini bar. There’s even outdoor space, courtesy of an umbrella attached to the roof, and a grill for al fresco dining. VIDEO
Written by Pat's Papers | Tuesday, 6 August 2013 8:16 AM
Today’s Starbucks Alter Ego comes from Ann, who told us she was impressed by how conscientious her baristas were to get the spelling of her name right.
Written by Pat's Papers | Wednesday, 24 July 2013 8:01 AM
After yesterday’s news cycle we all know not to open any emails with attachments from Carlos Danger. While Anthony Weiner has come up with one of the coolest fake names out there, it’s certainly not the only one. Slate took Weiner’s latest scandal as an opportunity to create a Carlos Danger Name Generator, so you too can come up with a fantastic online pseudonym. So if you hear me sign off as Manolo Badass, you’ll know where I got it.
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