March 30, 2015

Miscellany 9

From London to the U.S. by car New proposed superhighway

 London Us Superhighway

Washington Post. There are more museums in the U.S. than there are Starbucks and McDonalds – combined

Comfort Food - The taste of home, in 10 countries

In Canada, it's poutine, French fries in brown gravy, topped with melted cheese curds.

16 famous brands that started off as products for the military like M&Ms, Ray-bans, Superglue, Silly Putty, Duct tape.

What ‘Justified’ Really Says About Modern Manhood And Westerns.  The FX series 'Justified,' like Westerns themselves, is not about personal morality. It's about the kind of men who civilize barbarism.

Things I can't get my head around
That being nice to women is sexist -  in a way more insidious and treacherous than hostile sexism
That eating three meals a day is racist
That a father became the brother of his own son
That it costs  $30 million to open an existing lane on a bridge
That DEA agents allegedly had 'sex parties' in Columbia with prostitutes hired by drug cartels
That clapping triggers anxiety.  Women's conference says use jazz hands instead
That another once prestigious college is not afraid of looking ridiculous  Wesleyan Now Offering LGBTTQQFAGPBDSM Housing
That an online dating service encourages false representations.  OKCupid Allowing Users to Identify as Five Sexual Orientations at Once

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