Paula, you'll like this, and it's only 7 minutes long...
I agree with the idea that there should be an 'inner' hall of fame, with the absolute best players in it. This article realizes that the 2 different votes essentially make that happen. The selection process at least, not the special room or anything easily determined of course...
The BBWAA Project
America's Real Criminal Element: Lead | Mother Jones
Interesting article, but studies also show that investment in education produces impressive returns and we don't do anything there either.
Not only is this an interesting article, but they did some really cool stuff with the graphics in here. I started reading it on my phone, and it's about 10 times better on an actual browser...
Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek - Multimedia Feature - NYTimes.com
HOW TO SHARPEN PENCILS, The People's Bailout
Buying debt for pennies on the dollar and letting it go. Nice. Might check that out when Paula & I start allocating our charitable donations next month.
Brew Your Own: The How-To Homebrew Beer Magazine - Brewing Gone Nuts - Indices
Yesterday I made the Smoked Pumpkin Saison from this article. A fantastic day! I got to use my smoker, watch the Lions win and make beer in the garage. I'll probably bottle most of this beer, just because I can't imagine a pumpkin beer being something I'll drink often.