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Monthly Archives: June 2011
Freedom ist sehr gemütlich. Economic Freedom and Quality of Life (YouTube video)
Via Instapundit, this from BuzzFeed, from somebody with (obviously) a bit too much time on his or her hands . . . A very strange and oddly illuminating list, I think.
Craft beer is booming in Japan This vibrant craft brew scene is a recent development—in part because it was actually impossible not long ago. Before 1994, microbreweries were illegal in Japan. Licenses were granted only to brewers producing well over … Continue reading
Perhaps not gemütlich, but very strange: Xeroxed Village: Chinese Secretly Copy Austrian UNESCO Town: Residents of the Austrian mountain town of Hallstatt, population 800, are scandalized. A Chinese firm has plans to replicate the village — including its famous lake … Continue reading
Joss Whedon is the Buffy the Vampire Slayer guy. He’s the Firefly guy. He’s good. He’s apparently gotten his hands on the rights to the Marvel comic book (if you’re not a geek, “graphic novel” if you are) The Avengers. … Continue reading
A neat little post I came across this morning, from the Detritus of Empire blog. Go read it all, but here’s a taste: There are, or were, specific toasts for each day of the week. As related to me by … Continue reading