It was on this day in 1869 that two workers claimed to have discovered the remains of a giant while digging a well in Cardiff, New York. You may use the comment thread on this page to discuss what became known as the Cardiff Giant or to pursue other points of off-topic, freewheeling discourse. (read more)


The specter of appeasement haunts the Korean Peninsula. This is nothing new: Hawkish pundits have been warning for decades that negotiating with the Kim regime would be akin to selling out to the Stalinist regime. (read more)

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