Bernard Hinault

Here's video of 1984 cycling superstar Bernard Hinault biked into a crowd of demonstrating steelworkers interrupting his race, jumped off his bike, punched a demonstrator, then hopped on his bike...

Don Jr D-pics

If I'm reading this right, Kimberly Guilfoyle was fired from Fox after forcing people to look at her boyfriend, Don Trump, Jr.'s, d-pics.

TPM on Russia

Josh Marshall at Talking Points Memo has a leftist-bent, but he's pretty level headed. His piece about the Russia-Helsinki reactions, "The Bigs Are Starting To Accept the Unimaginable", is unsettling.

QEII Brooch

Turns out Queen Elizabeth does a lot of messaging through her brooch choices. You gotta read about the significance of what she wore when President Trump visited Great Britain.

NYDN Jenner

The New York Daily News tweeted a vacuous statement about how great Kylie Jenner's riches makes her. Hundreds tweeted back about their own less monied, but probably richer lives.

Tour de France

The Tour de France started this week, which is probably the toughest race in the world. 170 cyclists attempt to race 21 days, with only two one-day breaks, about 120...

Shorpy: Natalie Wood

Shorpy, a collection of high-res old photos is a real find. This color 1958 shot of  Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood on their boat is super creepy, considering how she...

Anthony Bourdain

My family watched an episode of "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown" in honor of his passing. Our choice: Buenos Aires, since we'd been there. Amazingly enough, the episode centered on a...

Quantum Five Levels

Wired Magazine does these videos where they explain a complicated topic at a grade school, high school, college, graduate and expert level. This week they explained quantum computing, and for...


If you wonder how often white privilege and and 911 calls intersect, The Root is doing a pretty good job of tracking #__WhileBlack incidents. For a white person like me,...