After years of studying all the studies about circumcision, the American Academy of Pediatrics last year updated its policy about circumcision of infant boys. Whereas it had previously been neutral on the matter, the organization started recommending the procedure, advising that the benefits outweig ... More >>
Andrew Zimmern has done a lot of really cool things on Bizarre Foods and Bizarre World. He's hung out with Masai warriors, wandered the night markets of Hong Kong, and had fermented shark meat in Iceland. But when it comes to visiting Florida, Zimmern's favorite experience isn't cooking with Miami's ... More >>
As you know, The Fourth of July, Independence Day marks the day when American colonists adopted The Declaration of Independence, a document which, effectively, told the British monarchy to shove it. As with any holiday, Americans have certain Fourth of July traditions like drinking heavily, calling ... More >>
As far as mash-ups go, this is one for the books. Johnny Damon -- the former long-haired, free-rocking, super-awesome Boston Red Sox outfielder turned short-haired, lame-o Yankee turned Cleveland Indian, ugh, Cleveland -- has decided to donate a bunch of money through h ... More >>
Two summers ago I accompanied my friend James "The Amazing" Randi on a speaking tour of northern Europe. We visited Scandinavia and the Baltics, and enjoyed a quick southerly jaunt to the Netherlands. Our final engagement was in Reykjavik, Iceland, in the middle of the Atlantic.Reykjavik is a mod ... More >>
sodahead.comThe Casey Anthony hysteria has now gotten religulous.According to a TV station in Cleveland, Ohio, a church called the In Touch With Christ Christian Center held a retrial for Casey Anthony as part of its Sunday service.Under the guidance of the Rev. Una Keenon, a retired Cleveland mu ... More >>
Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category.
Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen Trapper's fantastic ... More >>