Sunday, April 16, 2017
Exercising on a treadmill feels like punishment so it came as no surprise to me that the treadmill has its origins as a torture device in Victorian prisons.
Is Trump At Mar-a-Lago?
Can you judge a book by its odour? Cocoa, wood, rusks – every book has a distinctive smell. And each smell says something about how and when it was made, and where it has been.
Jungle Puppies Captured on Film for the First Time: A new effort to catalog animals in Peru's rain forests has captured some incredible footage of a rarely seen canine.
In the fall of 2015, Germany designated Sumte, population 102, as a sanctuary for nearly 800 refugees. What followed was a living experiment in the country’s principles. Via
Canadians who have become movers and shakers in the world of U.S. entertainment and media celebrity. Some surprises here.
Earlier this week I posted Jay Rayner's scathing but hilarious review of Le Cinq restaurant. Eater has improved on the review by adding cats.
Gordon Ramsay’s ultimate vegetarian lunch
Ray Davies on understanding hipsters, not talking to Pete Townshend – and why he fled Tony Blair’s Britain Thanks Alan
What is the historical evidence that Jesus Christ lived and died?
The Courtyard House This stunning house was built on the site of a demolished single-storey storage garage.
“Melancholy is a low kind of delirium, with a fever; usually attended with fear, heaviness, and sorrow, without any apparent occasion.”A Cure for Melancholy: Victorian Medical Advice on Treating Depression
Casa Tiny rustic affordable escape with pool in Oaxaca Gorgeous.
The Notorious Legends and Dubious Stories of 10 Literary Deaths
Mourning My Grandfather through The Velveteen Rabbit A lovely story.
Sue Me, Sue You Blues: the story of one of the biggest music legal battles of all time.
Homemade butter in just 3 minutes
This story about a very short love affair with a couch named Peggy
The heartbreaking story of the Llewelyn Davies boys who didn't want to grow up and inspired J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan
How to make a chicken last a week I buy a tiny organic bird once in awhile and make a roast dinner, hot chicken sandwiches, chicken salad and soup from it. I feed the fatty bits to my pets. I never thought of cooking the legs and crown separately but it's a good idea.