1. Zombie outbreak in Uganda...

  A weird disease (called ‘The Nodding Disease”) is afflicting children in Northern Uganda – leading them to stumble, sit, nod and commit wanton acts of pyromania while suffering from amnesia.  And no, this...

2. Survivalism vs. Sustainab...

When one talks about sustainable living, the first thing that jumps into most peoples’ minds is ‘survivalist’ (okay..perhaps the second thing right after “hippie”). That’s unfortunate – and does...

3. The Politics Of The Pill

Perhaps the oddest thing that can be said about the recent debate over birth control (and the expectation that it be covered by medical insurance) is that it’s being discussed in 2012.  No, not 1692, nor even 1962.  We’re...

4. Finally, a website gets i...

Admittedly, I’m a fan of Grantland Rice.  If you don’t know who that is, you’re likely not a sports fan (or were born after 1980).  Grantland Rice was a renowned sports writer during the first half of the 20th century...

5. The Mystery of the Mad Mo...

As the Romanov dynasty came to a thundering close in 1917, questions naturally arose. What happened? Why had public sentiment turned against Tsar Nicholas II? Why would a Russian royal family take counsel from a shabby rambling zealot...
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