Arch Stanton Guest Post: Episode 10 in Today I Learned: Capture of Guam

History is littered with an array of battles and wars that seem impossibly stupid - the Pig War between the United States and the United Kingdom, the Australian Emu War, the War of Jenkin's Ear between Britain and Spain, the Fourth Crusade where Christian crusaders sacked their own cities, the Battle of New Orleans between... Continue Reading →

Arch Stanton Guest Post: Episode 7 of Today I Learned – Aleister Crowley

Aleister Crowley is another one of these historical figures who's brief biography always lists an array of bullshit before getting to the thing everyone knows them for. Mr Crowley was identified as a mountaineer, a poet, a theologian, a spy, a traitor to the British people, a sex addict, a drug experimenter, a magician and,... Continue Reading →

The Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon and Hublot MP-05 LaFerrari

Catching yourself ogling other mens' larger-than-life pieces?  Wishing you were holding their faces in your loving embrace?  Then you'll appreciate these two gorgeous watches from our Swiss friends in...Switzerland!  But first, what do you call a grandfather clock?  An old timer.  Why did the scientist drop the watch into his flask?  He was looking for... Continue Reading →

Arch Stanton Guest Post: Albums I Listened to Too Much in High School Presented for Your Judgment

Coheed and Cambria - "In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3": If you are unfamiliar with Coheed and Cambria... well, I'm sorry you have lived such an unfulfilled life. But the good news is that now is the time to change that! Coheed and Cambria is hard to classify by genre -- they were a square... Continue Reading →

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