“If there was one main negative takeaway from the raging fires of food tourist culture and the lists fanning the flames, it was that the people crowding the restaurant were one time customers. They were there to check off a thing on a list, and put it on Instagram. They weren’t invested in the restaurant’s success, but instead in having a public facing opinion of a well known place. In other words, they had nothing to lose except money and the restaurant had nothing to gain except money, and that made the entire situation feel both precarious and a little gross.”
“Here is George Washington (with bow and arrow) pictured alongside the Goddess of America.”
“The big city paradox: They’re getting richer but losing electoral clout”.
A long read on Larry Nassar and how he got away with his crimes for so many years.
Remembering the Jonestown massacre, 40 years later.
We have brined turkeys in the past and I’ve liked them that way, but we have not done that in recent years.
Everything you ever wanted to know about Finnish forest fires but were afraid to ask.
For crying out loud, get your children their flu shots.
Yeah, the movies based on the Percy Jackson books were terrible, and that was a shame.
“Democratic candidates for the House will receive almost as many votes this year as the 63 million that President Trump received in 2016″.
“It’s better to show toxic masculinity or annoying YouTubers, because that sounds like what hell really is.”
What happens when an asteroid crashes into the polar ice?
“The traditional news media are thoroughly infected by the Trump virus. It is not only spreading the disease of the president’s lies, but also suffering from a demise in public trust—at least among one half of the electorate.”
RIP, Marcelite Jordan Harris, Houston native and the first African-American woman to serve as a major general in the U.S. military.