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Published: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 12:01 a.m.

Check your math

So your lies add up: Leading up to the April 15 deadline to file federal taxes, a new poll finds that nearly 6 in 10 Americans believe that completing tax returns is easy, while most believe that up to a third of their fellow citizens cheat on their taxes.

Those who admitted to cheating on their taxes said it’s actually harder because you have to figure out how to get a big refund check but no so big that the IRS auditors double over with laughter.



One or two scoops? CT scans and other medical imaging of the British Museum’s ancient mummies is revealing detailed anatomy and other surprises, including an embalmer’s brain-scooping tool left by accident inside the mummy’s skull.

Strengthening the suspicion of the embalmer’s error was a medical malpractice lawsuit left at the tomb, engraved in hieroglyphics.



Mad, I tell you: AMC’s “Mad Men” returns Sunday for a final two-part season, but creator Matthew Weiner has been mum about how the series will end for ad man Don Draper, who at the end of the last season had suffered a nervous breakdown.

We can’t divulge our source, but we’re told the season opens with Don sitting in a corner and mumbling to himself: “Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun,” over and over.




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