Top most scathing book review

We were discussing book reviews at a dinner party and I love this one by Mark Twain about the Book of Mormon: The book seems to be merely a prosy detail of imaginary history, with the Old Testament for a model; followed by a tedious plagiarism of the New Testament. The author labored to give…

How much does it cost to rescue a horse?

A friend of mine who loves horses told me about costs of “Rescuing a Horse”. I was surprised about how expensive it is and felt like sharing what I gathered from the conversation. It really needs very dedicated people to rescue a horse and cough up the money: Table 1. Average cost associated with rescuing…

What are the benefits of eating oranges?

  A quick list of health benefits of Oranges – to remind us how good and healthy they are for our body and soul:   1. Oranges contain “phytochemicals” that protect against cancer. Oranges are rich in citrus limonoids, proven to help fight a number of varieties of cancer. 2. Orange juice can help prevent kidney…

Tips for getting started in travel writing

Just a few points to consider to get you started in travel writing:   • Write in the first person, past tense (or present if need be), and make your story a personal account, mixed with facts, description and your observations. • Many writers start with something that grabs the reader’s attention and makes them…

Africa’s best places to eat

Africa is always worth a trip. A small review of some great African cities to eat! Tangier, Morocco After traveling through the interior of Morocco for almost two weeks, I admit I was tiring of the ubiquitous meat tagines, skewers, and couscous. Tangier, with its prime location on the Mediterranean Sea, was my savior. I…

Watch Big & Rich’s breakout hit, Save A Horse [Ride A Cowboy]. This song received wide exposure when ESPN featured the song in commercials for its coverage of the 2004 World Series of Poker. The music video for the song was filmed in Nashville during the summer of 2004. Big & Rich, other members of…