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From Trump tweets to trick-or-treats, and more

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

ALL THUMBS

Grab your magnifying glass, The New York Times this week printed a massive list of every insult tweeted by Donald Trump since the start of his election campaign, sorted by target – hitting everything from Brit Hume to Huma Abedin, New Jersey to Germany, the mainstream media (Hi!) to Marty Walsh. It’s impressive. I wasn’t able to come up with a punch line for this, so for now let’s just go with “Curt Schilling’s Senate ambitions.”

EXPECTING MORE

A new and truly magnificent viral video attempts to answer the question on everyone’s minds (well, everyone on Yahoo Answers, at least): Am I pergant? Am I pregante? Am I pregnat? Could I be pergonate? Also: Why the hell can’t anybody spell “pregnant”? Consider this a trigger warning for any of you teachers or copy editors out there.

WORTH A SHOT

If going to Shaw’s for your flu shot doesn’t feel sketchy enough, now you can get innoculated against the virus via Uber. The ride-sharing giant’s new Uber for Health program will dispatch a registered nurse from Passport Health straight to your house, equipped with a care package including up to five flu shots – enough to protect you from at least five Uber rides.

AMERICAN IDLE

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To battle the significant spike in pause rates on Halloween night caused by trick-or-treaters, streaming network Netflix has devised its own do-it-yourself Halloween doorbell kit that fits over your existing doorbell, senses approaching ghouls, alerts them that you are too busy enjoying Netflix to get up, and directs them to a treat receptacle of your choosing. That story again for trick-or-treaters: The creepy shut-in down the street has a free bucket of candy on his porch.

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MICHAEL ANDOR BRODEUR

Michael Andor Brodeur can be reached at mbrodeur@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter: @MBrodeur.