Lea McLellen at Seven Days: Trash to Treasure
Kellogg is fairly typical of UVM’s demographics: He’s a white, upper-middle-class kid from Massachusetts who doesn’t need to sift through junk to find a table for his dorm room, or a free dinner.
Zach Hagadone at Boise Weekly: Ye Olde Specie
If you think that sounds like a plan to send the economy back to a day when the mercantile had to weigh your ingots before you bought a sack of flour, you’d be right.
Sarah at Adventures in Mediocrity: Short people got no reason
If we compare Mary, a tall, slightly overweight woman with a domineering personality to Madge, a short, slender woman with a domineering personality, I posit that the perception of each woman will differ widely.
Carolyn Cole at the Los Angeles Times: Photos: Shrimpers chase a new catch: oil
“When we pick up shrimp it’s beautiful, all pink and pretty,” says Plork, who prefers to eat steak. “Now we’re picking up dirty stuff.”
James Owen at National Geographic: Colossal Squid a Soft, Sluggish Drifter
But the squid’s titanic reputation is slowly being deflated, thanks in part to a new study that says the creature is no more than a sluggish, gelatinous drifter.
This is crushing news.