What the Cossacks are Doing at the Olympics, and More

What the Cossacks Can Do – Grantland “The Cossacks can’t shoot anyone, because they aren’t carrying their guns. They can’t whip anyone, because they aren’t carrying their nagaikas, their horsewhips — leather braids as short and thick as a devil’s tail. They can inflict pain, no doubt; strong men need … Read More

Water Witching, Caffeine Creativity, and Outlawing Tipping

“I Was a Nazi and Here’s Why” – the New Yorker Not many ex-Nazis have been clear and honest about why they did what they did, but Melita Maschmann is an exception. Our Dad, the Water Witch of Wyoming – Collector’s Weekly “For most people, the practice of dowsing for … Read More

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