Phyllis Acosta

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11 Must-See Cities in Spain That Take You Beyond Barcelona

As peak vacation season approaches, many of us are daydreaming of warm weather and a nice glass of something refreshing. If you're looking for an exciting European adventure, where better to head than the land of sangria, sunshine, and sweaty dance halls: Spain!<p>If you've grown tired of marching …

Absinthe Used to Be Malaria Medicine: The Secret Medical History of Cocktails

Créme de menthe settled rebellious stomachs and absinthe fended off malaria. This is the secret medical history of the speakeasy cocktails we've come to know and love.<p>"We don't create cocktails now to cure venereal diseases or to relieve gout, but there's that history there," says <b>Matthew Rowley</b>, …


US-led air strikes hit IS on Syria's border with Turkey<p><b>US-led coalition air strikes have hit Islamic State (IS) targets near the besieged Syrian town of Kobane on the border with Turkey, the Pentagon …

One of my favorite gifs!

500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art


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6 Insane Discoveries That Science Can't Explain

We like to feel superior to the people who lived centuries ago, what with their shitty mud huts and curing colds by drilling a hole in their skulls. …

Costa Rica

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: After brilliant Hobby Lobby dissent, time to let Obama appoint successor?

A brilliant Hobby Lobby dissent reinforces iconic status. But stepping down might be her last best gift to the left<p>As I wrote on Monday, there is essentially nothing good about the Hobby Lobby decision recently delivered by the Supreme Court. But if you’re determined to find the silver lining, you …

American Goldfinch Song


We've got to Pray, just to Make it Today (mute swan)

What British People Say, Versus What They Mean

A handy visual guide. By Today I Learned Something New.<p>If you enjoyed this, you may also enjoy the book <i>Quick Pint After Work, And Other Everyday Lies</i> by Luke Lewis.

Ocean Garbage Patch Is Mysteriously Disappearing

A vast amount of the plastic garbage littering the surface of the ocean may be disappearing, a new study suggests.<p>Exactly what is happening to this …

Did your favorite rose make our list of Top 10 Best Roses? --->

Beautiful Earth

This Facebook post is no longer available. It may have been removed or the privacy settings of the post may have changed.<p>Beautiful Earth, Clearwater, …


Aunty Acid

"Don't you forget about me... do do do don't..." Simple minds 1985- Now why am I standing in the Bathroom again?? :/

We've got to Pray, just to Make it Today (mute swan)

Moon at Keywest road trip V

Bleeding Heart

Indigo Bunting Song


Excerpts from WSJ Interview with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Wall Street Journal recently sat down with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for an interview. Here are key excerpts.

Salvador Dalí’s Rare, Erotic Vintage Cookbook

<i>“When I was six years old,”</i> <b>Salvador Dalí</b> (May 11, 1904–January 23, 1989) once professed, <i>“I wanted to be a cook.”</i> But it wasn’t until his late sixties that he channeled his childhood fantasy into <b>Les Diners de Gala</b> (<i>public library</i>) — a lavishly illustrated cookbook, originally published in 1973 and …

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Six New Episodes of The Garfield Show on DVD October 22nd! Pre-order now!