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Columbus "Discovers" Chocolate

Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz | Posted 12.10.2014 | Taste
Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz

Christopher Columbus and his crew were the first Europeans to have contact with cocoa beans.

Bullfights Out. Ferdinand In.

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Maggie Van Ostrand

Hemingway said there are two types of spectators at a bullfight: those who identify with the bull, and those who identify with the matador.

World Cup of Injuries

Barry Yourgrau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Barry Yourgrau

Modern soccer is simply astonishingly gruelling, and there's so much of it, at such tremendous pace and physicality. By the time World Cup rolls around, most top players are pretty chewed up.

Some Thoughts on Columbus Day

Jesse Larner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jesse Larner

But my students could not get their minds around the idea that Columbus could be a slaver, an imperialist, a violent missionary, a bad man -- and also be a great explorer.