Wednesday Link Waterfall

no kneadAnother link update, because, well, I have just so many great links.

But I haven’t been idle. Canada Post announced it will be ending door-to-door mail delivery, and I announced The Howl of a Fiscally Conservative Radical Leftist: First they came for the Posties, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a Postie…

And Part Three of my vision for One Planet Vancouver hit the innertubes today.

And with that—did I mention I continue to experiment with 100% whole wheat sourdough bread? I am scratching my head. For years I have said the internet is great, but if you actually want to learn how to do something you need a book. As far as bread is concerned, it may be even worse. Every forum has a dozen opinions, often contradictory, and there are dozens of forums. I find myself baking blind.

And with that—more links…

Speaking of bread, I mentioned in My Best Loaf Yet that sourdough may be good for people with gluten sensitivity, and…here is a study.

That’s something Byron Fry sees in his bakery every day. He says the vast majority of his customers are people who were previously gluten-free.

Just a feel-good video, a David and Goliath kind of think, flipping the bird to gravity; Mouse Successfully Steals Enormous Cookie in a Most Epic Triumph.

Root Simple continues to deliver the awesome. I have long admired the many versions of beer can stoves or penny stoves. This one is epically simple, requiring only a pocket knife. Really, next time you are in the woods, be sure to throw your beer cans into the bush as a cache for lost hikers. Lost hikers who happen to be carrying 90% alcohol but no stove.

The Onion continues to prove it is more valuable than a Master’s in Philosophy. Kidnapped Teen Freed, Though Freedom Is Its Own Kind Of Prison, Is It Not?

David Simon, the creator of The Wire, says, ‘There are now two Americas. My country is a horror show’.

Just flat-out interesting; Between Pigs And Anchovies: Where Humans Rank On The Food Chain.


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