The "Don't Be a Dumbass" Diet: Eat more healthy food. Eat less shitty food. And get a little exercise every day. That's it. Of course, because you're not a dumbass you already knew all that. But if you're like most us, you know it but you don't do it. We're here to help.
Christopher Hitchens was a wonderful polemicist—first rate—and as good as Nietzsche but without the madness born of syphilis.
Next time you’re taking a long road trip, stop listening to repeats of Joe Rogan; listen to a classic book-on-tape instead—we’ve three, great, road-trip recommendations to get you started: “Moby Dick,” “Around the World in Eighty Days” and Stephen King’s “The Stand.”
Willink’s book, “Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win,” offers readers training to take absolute ownership (or “Extreme Ownership,” as he calls it) of their lives—meaning they cast no blame and make no excuses as leaders of a team on a mission.
Revenge - The Case for and Against: Would anyone still be talking about "The Princess Bride" if instead of saying "My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die," he had said "My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to be forgiven"?
Although a woman first swam the English Channel nearly a century ago, the (mostly male) geniuses who run the Olympic Games have heretofore barred women from swimming any distance longer than 800 meters. After winning the 1,500, Ledecky noted the injustice.
This morning, as Americans absorb news reports that star U.S. gymnast Simone Biles has withdrawn from the team competition in Tokyo, I'm thinking back to another hot July 27 morning -- this one in Atlanta -- when much more shocking news rocked the Olympic Games.
A true story: Sigmund Freud's nephew fought discrimination against women by their husbands in 1929; he organized an Easter Sunday protest to force husbands to allow women to smoke. His protest went viral overnight, and soon women could smoke just about any damn place they wanted.