Thursday links

January 17 is Ben Franklin's birthday -- bio, quotes, videos, his 200+ synonyms for drunk, the bodies found in his basement, and more.

Gillette Is Not Wrong

The razor company’s newest ad has been savagely received on the right, but its message is more conservative than the critics acknowledge.

Wednesday links

Roundup of links about snow: art, science, snowmen, historical storms, the history and physics of snow removal, and more. 10 Animals That Hunted Our Ancestors. How to Build an Igloo. Prohibition in the ...