Did You Know? (Nov 25)

Historically, many colleges in the United States required that you demonstrate the ability to swim (since it was considered a necessary life skill) before graduating. While the tradition has waned, there are still schools, such as MIT and Cornell University, that require students to demonstrate swimming proficiency. When Galoob released the “Game Genie” product in […]

Purgatory of Blogging

Originally posted on The World according to Dina:
Fegefeuer des Bloggens Tranquility embraced us. We were captured by the mighty spirit of the place. Venerable ruins seemed to exhale this tranquility that the monks were seeking to concentrate on the essential. We entered Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire’s magnificent monastery. Monks started to create a place for contemplation…