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In case you missed the Giants' Odell Beckham's insane TD reception in the Giants-Cowboys game check out these three clips of it after the jump

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The long-lost, thought drowned in the Pacific, 16,000 letter from Neal Cassady, which inspired Kerouac's On The Road, has been found. It was missing for 60 years and Kerouac himself died thinking it had been lost for good. He called it "the greatest piece of writing I ever saw, better'n anybody in America, or at least enough to make Melville, Twain, Dreiser, Wolfe, I dunno who, spin in their graves." An auction house in Los Angeles is putting it up for sale next month.

While he wasn't second in command of the United States nuclear arsenal, Rear Adm. Timothy M. Giardina not only had a 15 hour a week gambling habit he also may have had a one-man poker chip counterfeiting operation in which he used paint and stickers to make $1 poker chips into $500 poker chips.

This led to repeated bans from local casinos, eventually a lifetime ban and finally his nuclear weapons were taken away.

[ed.note: This post has been updated.]

Courtesy of TPM Reader FN we have some more information on Chris Christie's crackpot Ebola policy, which he seems to have quietly ditched after no one was looking. FN flags this piece just published by NJ.com which suggests that Christie simply never implemented the policy. But not before finding an abandoned psychiatric hospital, Hagedorn Psychiatric Hospital, in Hunterdon Country where asymptomatic health care workers returning from West Africa would be confined - and not before racking up 500 hours of police overtime hours to guard the abandoned facility even though no one was there.

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For Republicans saying why not give us some time to see if we can pass reform, remember: just before leaving town to campaign this fall, the GOP House voted to deport all Dreamers.

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