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In Which I Try to Disburden Texts but Also Thank Reading for Swallowing Up My Problems

That’s “Reading” taking shape as Edith Sitwell’s “hot sun,” that “country giant that has swallowed up all the gold spangles of the dew…and has dried all the haycocks until they are dry and rustling as his own rays.” Mm. (I blame Alexander Pope.) I think if you are reading enough—”enough,” of course, would be a [...]
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Canada Dry Hot Ginger Ale, Coca-Cola's First-Ever Warm Soda, To Hit Shelves In Japan (PHOTO)

Business & Finance : Huffington Post: Business Blog (12 months ago)

Drinking warm soda may not sound appealing to Westerners, but Coca-Cola is hoping that Japanese customers will sing a different tune. On October 21, the company will begin selling Canada Dry Hot Ginger Ale, its first-ever beverage m... Read Post

What makes dry quicksand so deadly?

Odd : Boing Boing (last year)

Dry quicksand was a mythical substance — normal-looking sand that could swallow you in a flash. That is, until 2004, when scientists made the stuff in a lab. (Mark told you about that development.) In this video, geologist Matt Kuch... Read Post

Hot Ginger Ale by Canada Dry

Odd : Laughing Squid (12 months ago)

Canada Dry Hot Ginger Ale is a new carbonated beverage by Coca Cola in Japan which warms up in its own can using technology developed by the company. The drink is a cinnamon and apple-flavored ginger ale and meant for adults. It wil... Read Post


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