Archive for November 2nd, 2021

November 2nd, 2021 - 10:41 pm § in Misc.


Imagine a mountain so immense it floats in the sky. In the early 1800s, Westerners thought the Andes were the world’s highest mountains. In 1809, a British surveyor triangulated Dhaulagiri’s height as 26,862 feet, a number “that was mocked” (Harvard & Thompson, Mountain o[...]

November 2nd, 2021 - 4:46 pm § in Politics

“Gun girl” becomes “poop girl”

Remember her? If you’d suspected this girl is a publicity hound aiming to cash in on notoriety, you would’ve been right. Kaitlin Bennett aspires to be a well-paid professional rightwing rabble-rouser. Since graduating, she’s been visiting college campuses and asking students loaded[...]