The Ivy Leaguer who fought his way to the NHL

The Ivy Leaguer who fought his way to the NHL Interesting read about the Penguins’ Bobby Farnham, the life of an NHL grinder, and the role of fighting in the NHL. There’s another way of looking at hockey fights. It isn’t just about protecting the stars, really, but more so about allowing non-stars to stay […]

Great video from Head Squeeze on the lunacy that is the imperial system of measurement. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

His World, His Eyes

James: Daddy! A bee! Me: [Squashes said bee mercilessly under foot. Swells with pride at innate, protective instinct.] James: But Daddy, I like bees. Me: Oh…

This is a really interesting video on the evolution of humans as athletes. Worth watch. (Source: http://embed.ted.com/)

The Original Sin of Print Journalism

The Original Sin of Print Journalism If newspapers are going to be great again, it will be because they reasserted control over an on-line revenue stream and because they are run by and for and about the people of the cities in which they are published.  The neglect of that second principle is the original […]

‘And that is just the beginning.’

‘And that is just the beginning.’ Georgia is going gonzo for guns. The bill allows people with a weapons permit to carry loaded guns into bars, as long as they do not consume alcohol — although the bill does not say how that caveat would be enforced. It allows guns in public areas of airports […]