The Sloppy Mermaid

Saturday, May 31, 2008

The Reach of an Ancient Greek

The Is there nothing new?:

",.... it had been said that there were two sides to Pythagoras -- which is a little ironic, given his presumed association with triangles."

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Mysterious Montague

The best golfer who never played.

Mysterious Montague - TIME


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Thursday, May 22, 2008

Decanting Robert Parker

Decanting Robert Parker - New York Times

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

The Martini Question

Science: could martinis be the secret of Bond's success? - Telegraph:

"French researchers tested this by using an odourless dye to colour white wine red. The wine tasters who tried the result used typical red wine descriptors, suggesting that its colour played a significant role in how they thought of it."

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Wine in the Mind?

What Motivates the Wine Shopper? %u2014 Eric Asimov - New York Times:

"THE mind of the wine consumer is a woolly place, packed with odd and arcane information fascinating to few."