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The Hidden Haunted History of 7 American Landmarks

The stories of presidential ghosts in the White House are pretty well known. But plenty of other landmarks have their own ghost stories. 1. The Ghostly Curators of the Smithsonian Institution quantabeh / Shutterstock.com With so many items and artifacts – let alone mummies and skeletons – it should come as no surprise that many consider the [...]

Myth-Adventure: The True Story of Captain Kidd

The following is an article from Uncle John’s Supremely Satisfying Bathroom Reader. Here at the BRI,  we’re huge fans of Richard Zak’s books. They’re great bathroom reading. He has a new book coming out: The Pirate Hunter-The True Story of Captain Kidd. Here’s a teaser from his masterpiece, An Underground Education. WORKIN’ FOR THE MAN While the popular [...]

British Pubs: Signs of the Times, Part Two

“QUANTUM SHOT” #593Link – article by Simon Rose Pub signs are almost like time machines… Some locals may even intentionally design ugly signs in order to keep their beloved pubs to themselves. Sometimes this strategy works, sometimes it leads to…. a DRB article. First, for a little vintage beer-related eye-candy, check out these Labatt’s Canadian trucks from [...]