Green tea may work as an anti-inflammatory for people with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

How to make a plastic bag keeper.

R.E.M.’s music catalog dissected once song at a time.

Now That The Day Is Over“, The Innocence Mission’s beautiful collection of lullabies, will make you want to burn your Baby Einstein collection. Buy it for your baby.

Keren Ann makes aliyah. At least one good thing came out of the Second Lebanon War.

Michael Chabon’s new book, The Yiddish Policemen’s Union is finally out. Chabon briefly mentions in an interview with Entertainment Weekly that the movie film version of Kavalier & Clay, which was going to star Tobey Maguire and Natalie Portman has “stalled, totally stalled.” Sigh.

Every child should have a plush Minotaur. I’ve ordered one for mine.