The Corner

Thursday links

 

Why the Monopoly pieces (thimble, top hat, etc.) are what they are.

The history of peanut butter.

The unsolved mystery of why you just yawned.

Science of what really caused the Oracle at Delphi to utter mad prophecies.

Hell hath no fury: Scorned ex-girlfriend ran over ex’s mother with her car.

Twenty-three Most Ridiculous Deaths of 2012.

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Systemic Racism? Make Them Prove It.

I  worked in the criminal-justice system for a quarter century. It is run, day-to-day, by the crème de la crème of graduates from America’s top law schools. Those institutions wear their progressive bona fides on their sleeves and proclaim it for all the world to hear. In their offhand rhetoric — ... Read More
U.S.

Systemic Racism? Make Them Prove It.

I  worked in the criminal-justice system for a quarter century. It is run, day-to-day, by the crème de la crème of graduates from America’s top law schools. Those institutions wear their progressive bona fides on their sleeves and proclaim it for all the world to hear. In their offhand rhetoric — ... Read More