Ending this ‘sport’ is the only real solutionThe Union-Tribune asks if it is time to end or alter horse racing, suggesting that this “sport” can perhaps be cleaned up, as racing officials have recently opined, so as to become a safe enterprise for horses. But to accomplish that would require the elimination of greed, cruelty, stupidity and callous disregard for animal welfare — all of which are prominently on display in racing.Horse racing is, of course, not a sport at all. It is a gambling operation with the animals bearing the mortal risks. And it is no mystery why horses “break down.” Equine veterinarians explain that catastrophic injuries are preventable but inevitable when the industry demands ever more speed in younger horses whose bones are not fully developed, whose minor injuries are masked with drugs to keep the animal performing and who are often viciously whipped. This is not how anyone treats an animal loved and valued beyond its … [Read more...] about Your Say: What is the fate of the sport of horse racing?
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Susan Tompor Detroit Free Press Published 7:30 AM EDT Apr 10, 2019 The thrill of shopping on your phone or online, of course, is that it makes stocking up on groceries, buying a rug for the apartment or even shopping on a Friday night after a glass of wine or two all that easier. But if you want to get the very best price, step back and take a few extra minutes before you hit checkout. It can be as simple as just doing a quick Google search of prices at various retailers to save $50 or $100 on a big ticket item, like a bedroom dresser. We've got plenty of websites and apps that offer extra rewards and price checks to help savvy spenders get a sweet deal, too. "If you really want to get your cheapskate on, maybe there's a coupon code," said Rick Broida, who lives in Commerce Township and writes "The Cheapskate Blog" for CNET.com. Broida, who held workshops at the Detroit Public Library main branch and the Plymouth Public Library as part of … [Read more...] about What is Dosh? A look at newer online savings tools
By Annie Vainshtein Updated 4:00 am PST, Sunday, February 3, 2019 ChumAround's website. ChumAround's website. Photo: ChumAround Photo: ChumAround Image 1 of / 7 Caption Close Image 1 of 7 ChumAround's website. ChumAround's website. Photo: ChumAround What is ChumAround? An investigation into the SF tourist site no one's ever heard of. 1 / 7 Back to Gallery Late one recent afternoon, I was doing what I often do when I need a jolt of electricity to my brain: scouring the "gigs" section of Craigslist, where I've seen a number of extraordinary advertisements for ventures I would never have considered. One user a few months ago was, allegedly, looking for a "gorgeous" woman to go to his … [Read more...] about What is ChumAround? An investigation into the SF tourist site no one’s ever heard of.
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Food Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Food | What Is Italian-Australian Food? Two Interpretations, on Opposite Sides of the Street Supported by Australia Fare An Italian-Australian Restaurant That Sings 9 Photos View Slide Show › Kristoffer Paulsen for The New York Times The Olive Jar NYT Critic's Pick Italian $$ 168/170 Rathdowne Street, Carlton 03 9347 6173 More Information Capitano NYT Critic's Pick Italian $$$ 421 Rathdowne Street, Carlton 03 9134 8555 More Information When you make a reservation at an independently reviewed restaurant through our site, we earn an affiliate commission. ByBesha Rodell Jan. 17, 2019 MELBOURNE, Australia — The Olive Jar and Capitano have a lot in common. Both restaurants are in Carlton, Melbourne’s historically Italian neighborhood. They sit about a block from each other on … [Read more...] about What Is Italian-Australian Food? Two Interpretations, on Opposite Sides of the Street
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Lillian Brown Globe Correspondent December 28, 2018 Barack Obama released his annual year-end lists on Facebook Friday, sharing what he read, watched, and listened to in 2018.“It gives me a moment to pause and reflect on the year through the books, movies, and music that I found most thought-provoking, inspiring, or just plain loved,” the former president wrote. “It also gives me a chance to highlight talented authors, artists, and storytellers - some who are household names and others who you may not have heard before.”Obama opened with a roundup of books he read in 2018 that had appeared on earlier lists of his, the first among them “Becoming” by his wife and former first lady Michelle Obama. He called the memoir “obviously my favorite!” Advertisement Other books on that list included Tayari … [Read more...] about What Barack Obama read, watched, and listened to in 2018