By: Chris Tell at http://capitalistexploits.at/ Like a bad case of hemorrhoids, debt is a topic too often left out of polite conversation. It's a good thing then that you don't come here for polite conversation. It is a topic previously...Show More Summary
Everyone loves American propaganda posters from World War I. Like this one: In fact, a selection of these posters are currently on display at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, which I will be seeing before it closes. But what about German World War I propaganda posters? Well, they are pretty interesting: This is a plea […]
British trip-hopper Tricky was recently the subject of a documentary for FACT TV based around his new album Adrian Thaws. In the mini-doc, he talked about his experience collaborating with Damon Albarn, who he worked with for a song on 1996?s Nearly God that was never released. “I wouldn’t work with Damon Albarn again,” he [...]
A piece by Michelle Herman I sing — that’s a fact about me.
Lynn and Rick Bynes seem pretty in the dark about the fact that their troubled daughter Amanda Bynes got arrested for DUI early Sunday morning. In fact, they found out no sooner than we did... if not later. Amanda Bynes Arrested on DUI...Show More Summary
Clearly this is the reason why comment cards were invented. In a photo posted on Reddit, one less-than-satisfied diner decided to bring up a pressing issue with Olive Garden's "Endless" pasta deal. We'll forgive the fact that the food...Show More Summary
We’ve all written a lot about CBS Sports Network’s We Need to Talk without knowing a lot about it, and that’s because of the show’s… I won’t say premise, but casting choices. The fact is, there’s not a lot known about the show besides an interview here or there and some press releases. Show More Summary
It's true, Alec Baldwin! No one can resist your Schweddy Balls! Back in 2011, Ben & Jerry's released a Schweddy Balls-flavored ice cream, and contrary to logic and common decency, it became the fastest-selling limited-edition flavor for the company. [ PHOTOS: Best Disney Movie Easter Eggs! ] Those must have been some tasty Schweddy Balls. Sorry, we're just trying to see [...]
Women have been told to stay away from weights for various reasons. Learn the myths and facts about female bodybuilding from this infographic.
Spin off PayPal? Great idea Carl Icahn! That's not what eBay Inc.'s management is saying today even as the company is touting the merits of the spin-off Tuesday. In fact they didn't mention him at all.
The majestic Suzuka circuit will host its 26th Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday. Located towards the southern end of the largest Japanese island, Honshu, the circuit is considered one of the finest on the modern calendar. Quick, relatively...Show More Summary
Despite complaints that the Apple Watch is just too big to appeal to women and thinner wristed men, the Apple Watch isnt actually that big. In fact, it’s about the same size as a Rolex. Still not convinced that the … Read more ›
Bendgate is a bit of a serious issue, and ignoring the fact that adding the ‘gate’ suffix onto any sort of scandal is ridiculous and unnecessary the hashtag has helped people vent their frustrations about bendy iPhone 6s and allowed other to relentlessly mock the issue. Show More Summary
One of the most remarkable things about Sleepy Hollow — aside from the fact that, you know, it exists and isn’t terrible — is how goddamn great Lieutenant Abbie Mills is as a character. With all of the recent talk … Read More
When you look at beautiful digital art and compare it with the things you draw with a pencil, you can feel astonished and belittled. If only you could afford a graphics tablet, you could be just as good! And if you already have a tablet,...Show More Summary
I've just shared a post about Yizkor on my congregational blog. It's sparked by the fact that we'll recite the prayers of Yizkor, our memorial service, twice in the span of two weeks: once at Yom Kippur, and again at...
1. The word "umlaut" comes from one of the Brothers Grimm. Jacob Grimm was not only a collector of fairy tales (along with his brother Wilhelm), but also one of the most famous linguists ever. In 1819 he described a sound-change process that affected the historical development of German. Show More Summary
Despite the fact the world's press seems to have largely moved on, the situation in Ukraine is far from over. The heaviest fighting is at the Donetsk airport. The Ukrainian forces are holding on though I have to wonder about their supplies at this point. Show More Summary
Remember back when we were young and naive about the NFL?
One of the nice things about Google Calendar is the fact you can share your schedule with other people, but if you'd prefer a more real-world solution, DIYer Alex Forey shows off how to create a little sign for your door. Read more....