The 100th Tour de France began last Saturday. This short film highlights the differences between the first race in 1903 and the 2013 contest. Using data from the original Tour de France and contemporary races, The Guardian shows at what has changed between then and now.
For many progressives and liberals, the 2nd most significant result of the 2012 election was Elizabeth Warren’s defeat of Scott Brown in the Massachusetts Senate race. Warren had developed an almost cultish following for her continual attacks on the banking system and for her fierce defense of the middle class. She helped create President Obama’s […]
So yesterday I posted my ‘I don’t get sports’ pre-Super Bowl rant. Now, in honor of the Super Bowl (and to confuse everyone), here is my ‘Why we need sports’ – counter rant. Simply put, sports are why we still exist as a species. Sadly, since the beginning of time, mankind is an aggressive, ego-led, […]