Archive for September, 2011

I read earlier today that a Ukraninian man tragically died shortly after winning a dumpling eating contest (for the record, he polished off 10 dumplings and a one-liter jar of sour cream in 30 seconds). A few hours later, the 77-year-old Ivan Mendel was dead, and I haven’t stopped laughing since.

If you get your news from traditional media outlets, you are likely unaware that this past weekend thousands of Americans have taken part in protests against Wall Street and the global corporate aristocracy it represents. If you get all your news from Twitter feeds, Facebook and community blogs, however, you know everything there is to […]