“Superstar politicians and superstar quarterbacks have the same kind of delicate egos, and people who live on that level grow accustomed to very thin, rarefied air. They have trouble breathing in lower altitudes; and if they can’t breathe right, they can’t function.”
A baby in the womb has no idea its Mother loves cool September breezes floating through the twilight window
And that’s how it ends, with a whimper. Sad. Onto Russia 2018. =============================== This captures the sheer volatility of this world cup – Ha the gravity of Spain’s exit. Fastest elimination of a reigning champion from the cup. And Diego Costa jokes to go with it. MARCA’s cover marking The […]
Best World Cup ever for folks in the west coast. Matches starting at 5:30 PM and 8:30 PM PST every day. This is going to be super fun. Oh what fun it was in 2010.
On a cold winter night in 78 he drank two liters of Russian tea, went to Red Square before light and wrote on snow: “Brezhnev is an idiot!”
They drink a lot. Alcohol Consumption in India – details Daily chart: Boozing it up | The Economist.
the most interesting finding from parliamentary performance of M.P.s from Kerala is that the best performing M.P. from Kerala was denied a ticket by Congress party, and the worst performing member, Kumbakudi Sudhakaran (who himself wanted to drop off the race, possibly realizing his ineffectiveness in Delhi) was asked to contest. A clear sign that […]
How the dictator of a dystopian society with grey, clouded skies can be such fodder for humor is food for thought for hegemony watchers. Meantime there is more Un goodness here.
that nobody wanted anybody to be strong and beautiful like that
An interviewer approaches a variety of scientists, and asks them: “Is it true that all odd numbers are prime?”
Gandhi, Mother Teresa and Jesus chip in for the kids.
The Socialists of India, following their fellows in Europe, are seeking to apply the economic interpretation of history to the facts of India. They propound that man is an economic creature, that his activities and aspirations are bound by economic facts, that property is the only source of power.