Why we should add cuisine to the cultural canon


Great story on heirloom crops and recipes…I. want to make some watermelon molasses.


How the north ended up on top of the map

How the north ended up on top of the map | Al Jazeera America.

What a great historical lesson. My take away is that the Christians set us back 1500 years. About a third of the way through the article is a map by Ptolomy, a 2nd Century Hellenic Egyptian. Not only had he learned from earlier Greeks that the Earth was round, but he a had a pretty good idea of its relative size.

If Christianity would have remained the religion of Jesus instead of transmogrifying into the state-sponsored overbearing and nutty religion about Jesus, I am pretty certain that we would have colonized the moon by now.