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7 Things Scarier than the 7 Minutes of Terror

 

1. A Sunday morning without a decent cup of tea.

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2. A Saturday night without a pensive snifter of bourbon.

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3. International air travel with a 20-month-old infant on your lap.

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4. Climate change.

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5. The mass denial of the existence of climate change.

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6. The idea that, to eat healthily, we must model the diet of humans who never lived past 40 years of age.

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7. Hearing from your 11-year-old daughter that she wants to go to a school with "cute boys."

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(And one more, for good luck.)

8. One's 15 minutes of fame.

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