Micky Sarge

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How Different Cultures Understand Time

In the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Mexico employ time in such diametrically opposing manners that it causes intense friction between the two peoples.<p>In Western Europe, the Swiss attitude to time bears little relation to that of neighboring Italy.<p>Thais do not evaluate the passing of …

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How Congress Stayed Wet in the Dry Years of Prohibition

Meet George Cassiday, official Washington's favorite bootlegger.<p>In a yet-to-be-gentrified area of Northeast D.C., a nondescript warehouse was unusually lively last Saturday afternoon. Inside? A spirited bottling party.<p>The Ivy City warehouse is home to New Columbia Distillers. Started in 2012 by …

A Guide to Congress's Gimmicks

In order to increase costs without adding to the deficit on paper, legislators in both parties and chambers rely on sleights of hand designed to manipulate scoring practices and evade budgetary discipline.<p>Last night, the Senate passed legislation sent over from the House to avoid a deep cut to …

Murdering Tiny Ninjas Has Never Been So Fun

I hope you're ready to not get any work done, because <i>Dojo of Death</i> will absolutely eat up any productivity you thought you had.<p>The game is a very …

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The 50 best Android games of 2013

From Angry Birds to Despicable Me, Ridiculous Fishing to Clash of Clans, here are this year's top picks for Android players<p>2013 was a very good year for Android games, as more developers recognised the potential of Google-powered smartphones and tablets. From action and puzzle games to sports and …

Bread, Beef and Other Foods That Will Cost Way More Next Year

Got milk? You probably will next year — reports of $8-a-gallon milk are overblown, but there are some food items that will have you digging deeper in …

Top 10 film noir

Guns, dames and hats: you can't have a film noir without them, can you? Take a look at the Guardian and Observer critics list of the best 10 noirs and you'll realise things aren't that simple …<p>• Top 10 westerns • Top 10 documentaries • Top 10 movie adaptations • Top 10 animated movies • Top 10 …