Holy Grail Redux.
One-Third of Americans are struggling at less than 200% of the poverty level, yet they don’t identify themselves as “poor.” If they did, they might care more about economic policy. (via Metafilter)
The Banana Massacre.
Gentle Brain is an interactive web toy where you can play around with your brain. If you drop it, and you will, that’s okay, because there’s another one where that one came from, and it’s just as good. (via the Presurfer)
Detroit Shuts Off Water to Residents but Not to Businesses Who Owe Millions.
50 Words That Sound Rude But Actually Aren't.
The Most Ridiculous TV Show Concepts in Pop Culture. I must admit that I watched a few of these every week.
In England during World War II, clothing and fabric was rationed, woman
had to register for wartime jobs, and money was scarce. To encourage
women to keep their appearances up, the Beauty as Duty campaign was born.
Mike Rowe Is Running For County Judge In Lafayette, Arkansas. It’s a Dirty Job, but someone’s got to do it.
The 5 best and worst states for a well-lived life. States are ranked by statistical averages; your mileage may vary.