It's Jackie Robinson Day, America. And it's Jackie Robinson day across America. The third Monday in January of every year we celebrate the birth of Martin Luther King, Jr. And on April 15 we remember the day Jackie Robinson became the first "Negro" player in Major League Baseball.
Here on the Internet news circuit, the Occupy boom has more or less settled. Don't bite our heads off -- we're not saying the movement itself is over, by any means -- but it's nearing the end of its shelf life as a meme. (The young American hive mind has a severe case of ADD, and a story can only st ... More >>
If those bars of Valrhona Manjari 64% and Noir 85% from Michel Cluizel are seeming passé, you might want to try Al Nassma Chocolate, a Dubai-made confection which is the first brand of chocolate made with camels' milk. Hand-milked camels' milk no less, from the camel farm Camelicious, which is Al N ... More >>
BY MARC COOPER With thousands of Californians pouring over the border to assist in a last-minute door-to-door ground blitz, Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama revved up a crowd of 15,000 local supporters Saturday morning saying that "there's only 3 days left before we change America." Lo ... More >>
The best-selling author of Guns, Germs and Steel asks whimsical questions with grave answers. In his latest book, he turns his attention to the collapse of civilization.
The undeniable difficulty of being Philip Kaufman