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Patricia Marx is also the author of two novels, Starting from Happy and Him Her Him Again the End of Him. Courtesy of Hachette Book Group hide caption

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Fearing Her Mind's Decline, Patricia Marx Scrambles To Get Less Stupid

The first woman to write for The Harvard Lampoon, now a New Yorker staffer, Marx still felt like she was getting forgetful with age. So, she put her head to work, doing every brain game she could.

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Lucy the Elephant has weathered a few storms in her home on the New Jersey shore. Many believe she is the oldest roadside attraction in America. Brian Branch Price/AP hide caption

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Elephants Never Forget — And At 6 Stories Tall, This One's Unforgettable

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Fearing Her Mind's Decline, Patricia Marx Scrambles To Get 'Less Stupid'

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Photographer Walter Iooss captured Björn Borg's celebration after winning the match at Wimbledon in 1980. "You see a match like that maybe once in your life," Iooss says. "I was lucky to be there." Walter Iooss Jr./Sports Illustrated/Getty Images hide caption

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Wimbledon 1980: Wooden Racquets, Short Shorts And The Ultimate Showdown

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Ben Bridwell of Band of Horses and Sam Beam of Iron & Wine team up on Sing Into My Mouth, a new album of covers. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Iron, Wine And Horses: 2 Friends Make The Ultimate Mixtape

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Done This One Before Iron & Wine, Ben Bridwell
He Lays in the Reins Calexico

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