Book: The Price Of Glory
First published in 1962, Alistair Horne's book The Price Of Glory tells the story of the German attack, and French defense, of the city of Verdun, France from February to December of 1916.
The art of the unnecessary flourish. (I have no idea how being magnetic benefits a pair of scissors.)
I set bing.com as my browser homepage because they've usually got some great images - the cost of which is the strip-'o-news that appears at the bottom of the page, where this example of questionable editing comes from. When I first saw it, that center story was not flanked by Olympic stories and had me somewhat concerned. Have they really [...]
Great civilizations and animal standards of behavior coexist only for short periods. –Jenkin Lloyd Jones
SYFY is replaying Battlestar Galactica this weekend. It reminds why I skipped it the first time around; they took a fun, sci-fi adventure series I loved as a kid and turned it into a soap opera.