Last week, Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland, announced that he will be sending a junior minister to the British Open, a prestigious golf tournament,  instead of attending it himself. He’s an avid golfer and is not forgoing the event out of disinterest. Rather on a matter of principle: the club hosting the event does… READ MORE »


Are you mad because whatever you were going to do today is now ruined by this amazing photo of two Shetland ponies in Fair Isle sweaters? Sorry! Too bad! It’s only the most incredible thing I’ve ever seen, so I thought I’d share. Apparently, this pony/sweater combo situation is being used in order to promote… READ MORE »


Friday is February 29, or “leap day,” and on this extra February day, a woman is “allowed” to propose to a man, according to folklore hinted at in a NY Times article yesterday. Well, this quick mention made me curious, so I did a bit of research, after the jump. … READ MORE »