THE BLOGGER Atrios, responding to a piece by Salon's Patrick Smith, writes:Yes, most airports in this country have crappy transit connections much as most cities have crappy transit, but we do actually have some decent ones.
It's the day after Valentines Day and you know what that means, Starbucks has released their 2011 Sakura (Cherry Blossom) mugs and other merchandise (including a new Starbucks card!) Totally getting the mug! Which one do you want?
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone.
This year, the peak sakura bloom lined up perfectly with a rain-free weekend, so everyone hit the public parks and temples to do some hanami partying. Photographer Sean Wood hit the town and captured these images of a city gone pink.
The oldest known brothel in the world is discovered in Pompeii. A startling system is revealed that includes widespread prostitution and sexual slavery. Experts piece together the elaborate system and show how the sex trade helped reinforce class and power in Ancient Rome.