Back For The Attack
Hello to all the new subscribers! Just links today.
A curated list of interesting stuff from around the web
“Conspiracy theories are an understandably contentious topic these days, but if you’ll indulge me for just one moment, I’d like to introduce you to one of my own: I have long harbored a sincere personal belief that eye cream is fake.”
“You know, it’s amazing how everyone always refers to WhoSampled as being the place that has proper information. Even De La Soul’s like, “Yeah, that’s not accurate. That’s not what we used. We used something else.”
“Congress had voted on December 14, 1973, to put the US on daylight saving time for two years. President Nixon signed the bill the next day. The US had gone to permanent daylight saving time before, during World War II. Then, too, the measure was enacted to save fuel. Permanent DST wasn’t close to the wackiest idea about time floating around—Paul Mullinax, a geographer who worked at the Pentagon, came up with the idea of putting the continental US on a single time zone. “USA Time” would apply from Bangor to Barstow, eliminate jet lag, and standardize TV schedules.”