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Content for Thursday, March 25, 1993

News & Stories

The dark side of Chula Vista's American Fashion

Some of the best men's suits in the country are made at a factory in Chula Vista called American Fashion. Expertly tailored from imported wools and silks, these suits retail for between $800 and $1000. ...

March 25, 1993
The unpredictability of knuckleballs

I’ve always thought that when a pitcher throws a curve ball, the ball curves because of the direction of the spin placed on it. Why, then, does a knuckleball move so unpredictably, when a knuckleball ...

March 25, 1993
The beginnings of holding up lighters at concerts

Dear Matthew Alice: How and when did the practice of holding up lighters during rock concerts to show appreciation for the band come about? I have a friend who insists that this now common practice ...

March 25, 1993
When I die, I want to stuff myself

Dear Matthew Alice: We’re writing a paper on the origin of human mortuary practices, and we were wondering if there are laws that govern what you can do with your body after you've become metabolically ...

March 25, 1993
In the shop of Cycle Parts West

OIL, WIRE, HEAVY DUTY HAND CLEANER, BLACK SPRAY PAINT, BATTERY ACID, HANDLE BARS, SISSY BARS, BABY APES, DRIVE SHAFTS, GAS TANKS, CLUTCH LEVERS, CARB SYNCS, COILS, BEARDS, TATTOOS, LEATHER JACKETS, LONG HAIR, NAKED WOMEN IN ...

March 25, 1993
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