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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: [email protected]$% Climate Change

We here at Philly Mag are serious about fighting climate change. We devoted our cover story to the issue last November. We’ll be revisiting the […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: When Is an Owl Not an Owl?

We’ll admit it: We were a little bit pissed back in 2016 when Temple head football coach Matt Rhule decamped to take the top job […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: She’s Baaaaaaaaack!

Kendall Jenner and Ben Simmons Spend New Year's Eve Together https://t.co/kALPaGYTN8 — TMZ (@TMZ) January 1, 2020 For months now, our lives have been utterly […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Dogs Rule Because They Drool

As if you people don’t already have enough reasons to prefer dogs to cats, along comes freaking science with more fuel for the fire. A […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Baseball Scientists, Here’s Mud in Your Eye

In its quest for actual real, scientific reasons for what the Wall Street Journal last summer dubbed “an epidemic of homers” in recent seasons, Major […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: There Was No Eagles Game This Weekend

Let’s face it: Our weekends have been horrible lately. There were the Patriots. The Seahawks. The mother-freaking Dolphins. The city’s suffering has almost been beyond human measure. (THE […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Going Home for Thanksgiving

Prognosticators warned the traffic would be dreadful this Thanksgiving holiday, and they were right. On the roads, along the tracks and in the skies, we […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: One Wise Owl

So here’s the scoop. Imagine, for a moment, that you’re former Temple U. golfer Brandon Matthews, and you’re coming off a tough year. You turned pro […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: But How Will People Know It’s Penn?

So not too long ago, the W.P. Carey Foundation, founded by an entrepreneur named William Polk Carey (who overcame his bleak Depression-era roots selling soda […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Oh, WIP Callers, Don’t Ever Change

We don’t listen to a lot of sports-talk radio. That’s because most of sports-talk radio is guys talking to other guys about guys, and, frankly, […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Joel Embiid Dances

What a glum world we live in. Halloween, a West Chester prof declares, is sexist. A decorated war hero, Republicans say, is a traitor. Kids are […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Not Just Fishtown Anymore

Did you celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday? Fishtown certainly did, beneath the steady gaze of its new light-pole toppers: the wild turkey and white […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Ben Simmons Sinks a Three

Ben Simmons isn’t like you and me. For starters, he’s not from around here. He dates supermodels. He makes movies. He makes Rookie of the Year. He […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Our Very Own Ghost Ship

Goonies fans (and really, who’s not? “One-Eyed Willy!”) are already familiar with the concept of “ghost ships,” vessels found at sea with their crews either […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: I Got Yer First Stone Right Here

So here comes Carson King, a lighthearted young Iowa gridiron fan who hoists a sign in the background of the College Game Day show on […]