Month: May 2014

Friday

BYCU I never knew this: “With more breweries per capita than any U.S. city, Asheville, N.C., has become a sort of Napa Valley of beer.” Of course, the bigger …

Thursday

Thinking about starting an online local newspaper? You may want to check out this essay by Bill Kauffman about The Batavian. Excerpt: Five years of 12-hour-a-day and seven-day-a-week workloads …

Interesting

H.I.F. This has a strong ring of truth to is, at least to me: “The truth is, processed foods contain carefully orchestrated flavors and other sensory factors designed to …

Tuesday

Kontent from the Kindle Perhaps the most interesting passage from my Memorial Day Weekend reading. The author is writing about the shocking dearth of archeological remains from approximately 630 …

Monday

A Random Passage “Anyone who believes that advertisers control consumers need only be told a few names: Tucker, Henry J., Ford, Edsel, Mercury Park Lane, Studebaker, Wagonaire, Lincoln Blackwood, …

Sunday

In anticipation of the coming football season, I thought I’d post this picture that really cracked me up a few days ago. (If you don’t follow the NFL, my …

Meyers

A group of scientists have started attaching sensors to sharks to help predict hurricane intensity. They’re hoping the information they gather will save enough lives to offset the number …

BYCU

BYCU I’d be curious where Memorial Day weekend ranks among drinking weekends. It must be in the top 10, probably top 5 after the brutal winter we’ve just came …

Kimmel

For 40 years Burger King has been saying “Have it your way” in their ads. They’re changing the slogan from “Have it your way” to “Be your way.” I …