People like trains. Whether taking a long trip or making the daily commute, riding the rails, without the hassles of airports and the tensions of driving, can be the most sensible and pleasurable way to get from here to there.
Occasionally, I see something that is so bizarre, so out of place, so wrong that I have to assume I'm hallucinating. For example: The National Park Service's Pullman National Monument in Chicago.
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Donnie Trump is said to be the biggest thing in American politics these days. Of course, that's mostly being said by him – then repeated ad nauseum by a media gone ga-ga over his summer... [read more]
"History," as the old adage goes, "is written by the winners." Even though many "winners" are losers as human beings.
For a clear example of this irony, check out the new... [read more]
Good news about obesity: A new scientific organization is coming to grips with this bulging national problem.
Called the Global Energy Balance Network, it comes at obesity from a unique... [read more]
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