When I retire I’m going to pursue my first passion: inventing pancakes that can be sold by the loaf.

—Conan (via teamcoco)

historical-nonfiction:

The past fifty years have been a busy time in history and the cost of living has grown rapidly since the 1960s. This website tells you what things used to cost — and how different that is from today!

nprfreshair:

Soul music is often defined as the moment when gospel and blues met and formed a new sound. Ray Charles is often given credit for this, but there were others, most notably the “5” Royales, who had immense success as a live act, but never sold as many records as such a pioneering group should have. With the release of the 131-track collection Soul & Swagger, the Complete “5” Royales, the group has finally gotten the recognition they’ve deserved, and long-time fan Ed Ward has the story today.

nprfreshair:

Soul music is often defined as the moment when gospel and blues met and formed a new sound. Ray Charles is often given credit for this, but there were others, most notably the “5” Royales, who had immense success as a live act, but never sold as many records as such a pioneering group should have. With the release of the 131-track collection Soul & Swagger, the Complete “5” Royales, the group has finally gotten the recognition they’ve deserved, and long-time fan Ed Ward has the story today.

allrecipes:

"Delicious dill pickles that are battered then fried. This recipe also works well with other pickled vegetables, like pickled peppers." – MARBALET 

Get the recipe: http://bit.ly/YenkO2

allrecipes:

"Delicious dill pickles that are battered then fried. This recipe also works well with other pickled vegetables, like pickled peppers." – MARBALET 

Get the recipe: http://bit.ly/YenkO2

The forbidden word can be provocative. But after a while it becomes monotonous rather than arousing. Less is always better.

historical-nonfiction:

Before the 1800s, the common, accepted, assumed way of sleeping was radically different than our modern habits. In fact, most people would find it bizarre. People slept for three or four hours, then woke up for a few hours, then went back to sleep until morning. You should read the rest of the article, its really interesting!

nprfreshair:

Today feels like this. 

nprfreshair:

Today feels like this.