Why We Raise Belgian Horses is available as a Kindle Countdown deal for the next few days. That means that it has started at 99 cents this morning, and will work its way up step by step until it is regular price again. As of post time, if you want to catch it at 99 cents, you have 1 day, 11 hours, 35 minutes, 23 seconds left. After that it goes to $1.99, and on up from there.
You’ve probably seen this wonderful and wise article elsewhere (in the slang of the day, it has ‘gone viral’), but here you go anyway: Marriage Isn’t For You.
If you haven’t read it, please do. The people around you will appreciate it.
A British immigrant to America discusses Thanksgiving, and other just slightly alien aspects of America.
While discussing Common Core’s Substandard Writing Standards, Anthony Esolen talks about what goes into good writing (and it may not be what you think, especially coming from a grammar expert).
Engineers have figured out how to build a replacement bridge beside an existing one, and then take out the old bridge and put in the new one in a matter of hours. Read about it, and watch a time lapse video, at Wired.com. It’s called accelerated bridge construction, or ABC.
hat tip: Scott Ott on Facebook.
Government has a nasty tendency to overgrow its proper boundaries. (You might have noticed that?) That’s why showdowns between different branches of government, or between the Senate and the House, aren’t necessarily a bad situation overall. Thoughts on the Shut Down at Breakpoint helps explain why.