Interesting, all-too-brief account of a family in Texas who fakes Christianity for social reasons. As agnostics, their children don't get play dates.
The French baguette is now under UNESCO safeguarding as an item of "intangible cultural heritage." The bread is joined by a number of other global foods, traditions, and crafts. From this year's additions to the UNESCO intangible cultural heritage list: READ THE REST
Many, many years ago I wanted a vanity license plate for my vintage International Travelall. As I remember it, the first one I tried for, WAGESLV, got rejected right away. But the second one, BORACHA (a take on the Spanish slang for drunkard: borracho), went through. I forget what story I told the DMV about… READ THE REST
As soon as I finished listening to this, I printed out a screenshot of the YouTube embed and slid it into the final volume of my Britannia Great Books of the Western World collection, to take its rightful place as the only notable human literary-aesthetic expression since Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot. Via: READ THE REST
Sometimes, the holidays sneak up on us. You have to buy someone a present, but you don't know what to get them — and of course, there's the fear it won't show up on time to be under the tree Christmas morning. That's why our Last Chance sale is an excellent opportunity. It provides great… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. There's nothing more nerve-wracking than wondering if the holiday gifts you ordered will arrive on time. Unfortunately, on-time delivery is hardly promised this season, except during our Last Chance Shipping Sale.… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. It's time for some holiday shopping, and if you're not doing it online, you'll be, well, in line. Since there aren't many folks who find hanging out at big box stores… READ THE REST