Sad but also quite beautiful.
"I moved from LA to a town of 2,300 people — here were the biggest culture shocks I faced in small-town America"
A Los Angeleno discovers flyover America.
I'd guess that anybody who's reached double-digit years on the planet needn't be reminded of just how awful people can be. But on the off chance that somebody you know does need to be reminded, may I suggest you send them to "Leninthink". (The author is a chaired professor at Northwestern.)
V. I. Lenin pegs the meter of how monstrous one person can be.
This guy is a badass.
Could well be fun if you have a spare $1.3 million.
"Some people buy mansions. Some prefer to spend their cash on travel. One Australian family decided to combine both by building a $1.35 million ($2 million AUD) home — on wheels."
For Veterans Day, a 2/3/02 New Yorker story about Rick Rescorla.
With apologies to "Mind Twister," even filmed, I don't believe some of it.
"Journalist Asks Coach Why He Let His Star Player Attend His Child’s Birth During Semifinals, Regrets It Immediately"
There's sports and then there's life. . . . Pro tip: don't get them confused.
Interesting but very creepy story.