Mardi Gras Krewes. And when to see their parades this Carnival season.
The female price of male pleasure.
"At every turn, women are taught that how someone reacts to them does
more to establish their goodness and worth than anything they themselves
might feel." (via Metafilter)
The First Ice Skates
Weren’t for Jumps and Twirls—They Were for Getting Around. Blades were
invented to help you slide on ice in only one direction at a time.
Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas. What remains of the Inca and the Aztecs is just a taste of their historic glory.
Why Menu Translations Go Terribly Wrong. Often what a dish has always been called doesn't really describe it to someone who is unfamiliar with it.
Poles of Inaccessibility: the Remotest Places on Earth. See the spot on each continent that is furthest from any ocean. (via TYWKIWDBI)
5 Famous People Who Are Pure Madness On Social Media. Follow them, and your feed will not be what you would expect.
The Internet Is Enabling a New Kind of Poorly Paid Hell. Piecework can pay as little as a penny to "independent contractors."
43 Celebs You Totally Forgot Appeared On Law & Order: SVU.
Remember the story of the Polish doctor picked up by immigration officials? He is not only sorely needed at his hospital, he may actually be an American citizen.