Baby Boomers are called lots of things: self-centered, self-indulgent, etc.  But, how about "tough"?  

Now, this is what we call fine particulate matter.   In an incident plucked straight from the world of Willy Wonka, a ventilation issue at a Lindt & Spruengli factory triggered a cascade of “cocoa nibs” in the town of Olten. In Switzerland—where else?   One car…

Not walking your dog two hours a day? Come next year, that could get you crated in Germany, thanks to a new law.  

Yes, covering your face all the time is a pain—but humans actually have it pretty good.  

Like everything else, NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts are happening remotely.

Who ever thought that someone offering to “be your Clorox wipe” could basically mean “I love you”?   

Cat videos? We prefer Feline Films, thank you very much.   After years relegated to the “low-brow internet distractions” cat-egory, these works of art are finally getting their much-deserved regard as real cinema, thanks to the “Quarantine Cat Film Festival.”  

Juneteenth, marking June 19, 1865—the day that a military order informed thousands of slaves in Texas they were free—has long been a day of deep significance and meaning to the African-American community. Yet too many Americans are just now learning about it. And perhaps…

This killjoy may just save your life.  

If you thought injecting disinfectant to cure COVID-19 was the most asinine medical suggestion of all time, imagine trying to cure the plague with a lozenge made of powdered toad and toad vomit.