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The Ancient Greeks were, I'm afraid, faceist.

"A rather different story though when it comes to the female of the species. Hesiod - an 8th/7th Century BC author whose works were as close as the Greeks got to a bible - described the first created woman simply as kalon kakon – 'the beautiful-evil thing'. She was evil because she was beautiful, and beautiful because she was evil. Being a good-looking man was fundamentally good news. Being a handsome woman, by definition, spelt trouble." [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Jan 10, 2015 - 30 comments

Hot Barbeque!

When we reach these, the bleakest and coldest days of winter, my mind inevitably turns towards the warm days of summer and one of America’s favorite pastimes: Barbeque. [more inside]
posted by shiu mai baby on Feb 17, 2010 - 74 comments

They're judging your hardbone.

At colleges across the country, students judge meat. Eighty-plus years of meat-judging contests.
posted by Mo Nickels on Mar 14, 2008 - 21 comments

Le Gougne admits she was pressured to vote in favour of Canadians but believed Russians had better skate (translation via Google).

Le Gougne admits she was pressured to vote in favour of Canadians but believed Russians had better skate (translation via Google). [More inside]
posted by Why on Feb 18, 2002 - 21 comments

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