Update: Good lord -- Baltimore is burning! Please let this end.
There have been many great diaries today on the tragic rioting in Baltimore following the funeral of Freddie Gray. Tasini's "...
I just saw this tweet and received MinistryOfTruth's permission to post something:
Been effectively homeless for over a month now. I have money to rent a room if only I could find a room I can ...
This tribe lives on an Andaman Island that now has a 3 miles exclusion perimeter established by the Indian gov't.
Alice Barker enjoying the rare footage her friends were able to find.
The most delightful video of the day. Alice Barker is 102 years old and thanks friends and volunteers at her nursing home in ...
As every House Republican budget has since Paul Ryan hoodwinked too many people into thinking he's a smart guy, this year's budget includes his Medicare voucher scheme, that hugely unpopular ...
While at the present time Homo sapiens is the only human species on this planet, in the past there have been other human species. Some of these may have been ancestral to modern humans while others ...
Tom Hanks' movie about the incredible success story that was the recovery of the Apollo 13 crew, was great. It's one of those movies that I hate to see when I'm flipping, because I'll compulsively ...
The Kootenai (also spelled Kutenai), whose aboriginal homelands straddled the Rocky Mountains and included parts of Western Montana, Idaho, British Columbia, and Alberta, have a unique language and ...
In April 1918, just six months before the end of the First World War, Germany introduced what would be the best fighter plane of the war. Although it came too late to prevent Germany's defeat, the ...
The Europeans initially invented mechanical clocks to meet the needs of pious Christian monks who needed to know when it was time to pray. These early clocks did not show time, but rather they ...