I think Gigantic Hound may look forward to a profitable second career as a product model. Story here.
How walkable is your neighbourhood? Plug in an address and a googly algorhythm will tell you. Take it with a small grain of salt — our score came it at 60, which is only somewhat walkable, when I’d say where we live is extremely walkable. Apparently my old haunt of St. Patrick St. is muchcontinue reading
Is this is for real? THE Iraqi port city of Basra, already prey to a nasty turf war between rival militia factions, has now been gripped by a scary rumour – giant badgers are stalking the streets by night, eating humans. The animals were allegedly released into the area by British forces. Local farmers havecontinue reading
If you can work in the word “quailtard,” bonus points.
Hey, check this out — here’s a link to the World Press Photo award winners. The winning photo: But some of the other ones are even more stunning, such as and That last one is a wounded US Marine on his wedding day.
Enjoyable article in The New York Times about the theft of some very nice wine indeed. Apparently a thief made off with 450 bottles of wine, including a rare $11,000 1959 magnum from the Château Pétrus in Bordeaux, France. (Putting them at the top of my list of People I’d Like To Party With.) Predictably,continue reading
Here’s a link to a fun table of all the American Food Holidays during the year. Some dates for the calendar: Drink Wine Day (February 18) National Chocolate Eclair Day (June 22) Cook Something Bold And Pungent Day (November 9) However, I’m willing to bet that no one’s birthday sucks as much as mine. Unless,continue reading