If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.

—Francis Bacon, 1615

To make laws that man cannot and will not obey serves to bring all law into contempt.

—Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1860

Lewis Thomas

(1913 - 1993)

Suzan Alteri

Beau Friedlander


(39 - 65)

February 09, 2018

Gold Medal on the Rocks


Russian athletes prefer their steroids shaken, not stirred.

c. 530:

Ancient Olympians use illegal curses to defeat the opposition.


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