This Girl's Baton-Twirling Skills Are a Thing of Beauty

Here is a completely entrancing video of a 10-year-old Japanese girl named Kairi Mori performing a baton routine that will, I'm not exaggerating here, blow your mind. She flings that thing in the air and flips herself over like there's not a chance in the world she'll miss and smack herself in the head and then boom,… » 8/19/14 4:30pm 8/19/14 4:30pm

Did You Take Home Ec? Did You Learn Anything?

A few days ago, the Times » 8/19/08 3:30pm 8/19/08 3:30pm of London had a story about . There's a place in the UK called the Women's Institute, which educates ladies in skills such as cooking, needlework and knitting. These days, with many people strapped for cash, the interest in home economics comes with the emphasis on the . Sue Bridger, a WI…