Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Informative Links

As American combat troops leave Iraq, let's recap the last eight years.

Sweet Memories: How Jelly Belly Invents Flavors. You will agree that the exact aroma of your memories is a very important ingredient.

Danny & Annie is the latest animation from Story Corps. It's a heart-tugging interview with a couple who loved each other madly for 27 years.

Tales of Gilligan’s Island.

Scandals: why we can't live without them. Other people's transgressions and embarrassments make us feel good in several ways.

10 Tragic Athlete Deaths. Young, famous, and at the top of their games, their public deaths affected fans as well as family and friends.

In Praise of Toilets, which only seem important in their absence. But getting everyone to want them is no small problem. Warning: do not read while eating.

16 Unbelievable Shopping Disasters.

Debunking Grammar Myths. Defend your language from Grammar Nazis with the lowdown from a grammarian who knows.

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