The bicycle is the devil’s advance agent morally and physically in...– 19th-century critics of the bicycle. The Atlantic.
Colbert’s still on fire.
The Onion’s SportsDome just keeps knocking it out of the park.
In trying to interpret Los Angeles, Mr. Oppenheim goes into an extensive...– Times’ reporter Tom Treanor, in a column published March 15, 1941. (via latimes)
Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an...– John Steinbeck (via nedhepburn)
Tulip mania or tulipomania was a period in the Dutch Golden Age during which...– Wikipedia
Thrifty Germans are IKEA’s best customers, accounting for 15% of sales. It has...– The secret of IKEA’s success. The Economist.