NY Timez | Chicago's New Wave of Microbrews →
The Internet, for once, will not provide me with an answer to this. Give me a camera and my trusty field guide and I’ll have this taken care of.
WikiAnswers - What tree smells like semen? →
Some members of the Chestnut trees give off this scent. Chinese Chestnut is one of them.
The Straight Dope: Sperm trees of Los Angeles →
David Lofgren, a botanical information consultant at the Los Angeles State and County Arboretum, speculates that the plant in question is the carob tree, Ceratonia siliqua, source of the well-known chocolate substitute.
Urban Dictionary: semen tree →
‘Also known as “Pyrus calleryana Chanticleer” trees (or ornamental pear trees). They smell like jizz, especially when in bloom.’
rmodernlife: Today, I met up with an old bully who picked on me in grade school in Australia and came to the States to see me. I spent a full month prepping for his arrival, weight training and learning karate. When he showed up at my door he said he had become a man of peace and begged for my forgiveness. I still punched him in the nose. RML
Mini Mart City Park | Seattle →
Studies in art, land reclamation, public space, general greening, and Doin It Your Damn Self. Thanks, Andy.
I like my president... →
Editorial Notebook - Hawaii Blues - NYTimes.com →
What my narrow mind takes away: Housing market in a deep slump? Like, how deep? Like, can I afford to move to Hawaii deep?
I want to die at age one hundred and twenty at my keyboard after having great...– Nora Roberts, that badass bitch.
VLADIMIR NABOKOV PAPERS TO BE UNSEALED ON JUNE 23,...
From the independent radio producer listserv I am on… According to the Library of Congress Manuscripts Division, which holds the papers of author Vladimir Nabokov, a set of sealed papers will be opened to the public for the first time on June 23, 2009. These are Containers 1-20 and OV-1. Those containers had previously been restricted to researchers with the permission of Nabokov’s...
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Separating is for pussies.
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North Korea jails U.S. journalists, warns U.N. |... →
Both of the below via The Post Family
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AIDS Diarist Thembi Ngubane Dies : NPR →
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