He managed to escape being turned into shell casings in World War I. Melted down for war reparations during the Weimar Republic. He dodged the Nazi leveling of Breslau in 1945, and the Red Army’s knocking over what was left.
And since he ended up behind the Iron Curtain, in a different country, he even escaped the politically correct B.S. that imprints modern Germany…
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We don’t assume they’re serious: Fasion designer Moncler Gamme is introducing a new line of quilted jackets.
And yes, they’ve got something for the aspiring fencionista as well…
You’ve always known it: Fencing is Good For You! Turns out it may be even better for you than you thought.
Especially if you’re a geezer like us: “Older fencers did better than their non-athletic peers on measures of attention and processing…”
Plus, researchers confirmed that older fencers are 100% better looking than their non-fencing peers!
There you gou go, working out for months, drilling, bouting, breaking blades, just to look good for the spectators.
And the organizers? Create a mongrel hybrid of prickly pear and Sponge-Bob Squarepants as the mascot of the 2011 Catania World Championships… Continue reading