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April 9, 2014

Jonathan Tobin: Why Did Kerry Lie About Israeli Blame?

Samuel G. Freedman: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Jessica Ivins: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Kim Giles: Asking for help is not weakness

Kathy Kristof and Barbara Hoch Marcus: 7 Great Growth Israeli Stocks

Matthew Mientka: How Beans, Peas, And Chickpeas Cleanse Bad Cholesterol and Lowers Risk of Heart Disease

Sabrina Bachai: 5 At-Home Treatments For Headaches

The Kosher Gourmet by Daniel Neman Have yourself a matzo ball: The secrets bubby never told you and recipes she could have never imagined

April 8, 2014

Lori Nawyn: At Your Wit's End and Back: Finding Peace

Susan B. Garland and Rachel L. Sheedy: Strategies Married Couples Can Use to Boost Benefits

David Muhlbaum: Smart Tax Deductions Non-Itemizers Can Claim

Jill Weisenberger, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.E : Before You Lose Your Mental Edge

Dana Dovey: Coffee Drinkers Rejoice! Your Cup Of Joe Can Prevent Death From Liver Disease

Chris Weller: Electric 'Thinking Cap' Puts Your Brain Power Into High Gear

The Kosher Gourmet by Marlene Parrish A gift of hazelnuts keeps giving --- for a variety of nutty recipes: Entree, side, soup, dessert

April 4, 2014

Rabbi David Gutterman: The Word for Nothing Means Everything

Charles Krauthammer: Kerry's folly, Chapter 3

Amy Peterson: A life of love: How to build lasting relationships with your children

John Ericson: Older Women: Save Your Heart, Prevent Stroke Don't Drink Diet

John Ericson: Why 50 million Americans will still have spring allergies after taking meds

Cameron Huddleston: Best and Worst Buys of April 2014

Stacy Rapacon: Great Mutual Funds for Young Investors

Sarah Boesveld: Teacher keeps promise to mail thousands of former students letters written by their past selves

The Kosher Gourmet by Sharon Thompson Anyone can make a salad, you say. But can they make a great salad? (SECRETS, TESTED TECHNIQUES + 4 RECIPES, INCLUDING DRESSINGS)

April 2, 2014

Paul Greenberg: Death and joy in the spring

Dan Barry: Should South Carolina Jews be forced to maintain this chimney built by Germans serving the Nazis?

Mayra Bitsko: Save me! An alien took over my child's personality

Frank Clayton: Get happy: 20 scientifically proven happiness activities

Susan Scutti: It's Genetic! Obesity and the 'Carb Breakdown' Gene

Lecia Bushak: Why Hand Sanitizer May Actually Harm Your Health

Stacy Rapacon: Great Funds You Can Own for $500 or Less

Cameron Huddleston: 7 Ways to Save on Home Decor

The Kosher Gourmet by Steve Petusevsky Exploring ingredients as edible-stuffed containers (TWO RECIPES + TIPS & TECHINQUES)

Jewish World Review

Your slip is showing

By Randy A. Salas

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http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | (MCT) No one likes to be caught making mistakes, especially in print or in writing, but it sure is fun to read about them. That's why these Web sites are so compelling.


The Kids Mistakes site stems from the new book "When I Grow Up, I Want to Be a Sturgeon." Author Gini Graham Scott solicited parents and teachers for funny mistakes that kids have made in writing and compiled them in the book, with many examples on the Web site. A related Web site (whenigrowup.wetpaint.com) has been set up to gather more entries for a future volume. Oops: "Dear Ms._____, youo ar da best teecher i evere head." —From a third-grade student


Innocent English began as a companion site for the author's books that collect classic skewerings of the English language, but it has grown to become a catch-all humor site with jokes, funny photos and more. It feels like one big spam campaign, with loads of links and ads for personal finance, dating services and online degrees, but the laughs make it worth muddling through it. Oops: "It takes many ingredients to make Burger King great but — the secret ingredient is our people." — From a classified ad


Editor Craig Silverman's Regret the Error blog is highly regarded as a watchdog for accuracy and honesty in the media. It chides news agencies that don't have an online corrections page and provides extensive links to newspaper corrections and ombudsmen, including the Star Tribune's. So it has a solid reputation and takes itself seriously — and its postings of actual newspaper flubs and corrections are an absolute hoot.

Oops: "Ian Boyd owns Compact Music, a CD store in the Glebe. Incorrect information appeared in a story on page E5 yesterday."

—Correction in the Ottawa Citizen

Silverman adds:

"Yeah, seems simple enough. Except the 'incorrect information' was that the paper quoted him referring to his 'CD' store as a 'seedy' store. — This correction is sorely lacking in context, and one would think an apology is in order."


Jay Leno has been lampooning mistakes in newspapers and print ads for years with "Headlines," a weekly bit on "The Tonight Show" in which he holds up the printed gaffe to the camera for all viewers to see. NBC archives each week's routine on "The Tonight Show" Web site. The online version is clunky to navigate but worth the effort if you missed the show.

Oops: "Correction: Due to incorrect information received from the Clerk of Courts Office, Diane K. Merchant, 38, was incorrectly listed as being fined for prostitution in Wednesday's paper. The charge should have been failure to stop at a railroad crossing."

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Randy A. Salas is a columnist for the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Do you have a favorite Web site or a question about how to find something on the Internet? Send a note by clicking here.


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