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Obscure Sports Leagues: They Couldn’t Compete

Today in Tedium: Despite our interest in sports as a society, for whatever reason, we can’t seem to handle more than a handful of specific professional team sports at any one time. Clearly, there’s an ongoing interest in basketball,…

Germaine de Staël. A Political Portrait

Germaine de Staël. A Political Portrait Hugh Gough at the Dublin Review of Books: Madame de Staël has attracted the attention of historians and biographers alike, not only because of her flamboyant lifestyle and unwavering sense of self

Risk and returns evaluated — ScienceDaily

The vast majority of cow-calf producers in Tennessee and the Southeast using a defined calving season have long favored spring calving; however, researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture have evaluated the risk…


TALES OF PORT-AU-PRINCE Edwidge Danticat at Literary Hub: The republic of Port-au-Prince, as it is often called, is a city of survivors. Even those who would like to see the country decentralized or have the capital moved elsewhere talk

GBBP 132: Aaron Mahnke – GeekDad

Gold Level Patrons: Thad Standley, Nolan Zak, Adam Franks, Stephen Brown, Loren Roberts, Matt and Nykki Boersma, Tom Morgan, Jack Everitt, John Kovalic, Seiler Hagan, Jess Hart, Will James, Christopher M. Kelly, Roberto L. Vargas, Michele…

Looking at Giorgio de Chirico

« TALES OF PORT-AU-PRINCE | Main Looking at Giorgio de Chirico Heather Ewing at The Brooklyn Rail: In 1969 a young artist in Turin named Giulio Paolini took as his personal motto the Latin inscription—itself a quotation from Nietzsche—at