Local Dirt Web Service Helps You Find Locally Grown Food

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Whether you’re new to the idea of buying local or you’re a seasoned vet looking for a new market to try, free web service Local Dirt helps you find local farmers and farmers’ markets to shop.

Searching the database is super easy—you can search for all local food within a radius as small as 10 miles and as large as 500, or you can refine your search to specific categories like farmers’ markets, farms, or wholesale distributors…

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For Sale: Beethoven’s Skull

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Beethoven’s Skull
In reference to the book Cranioklepty by Colin Dickey, Keith Thomson writes at The Huffington Post about the hobby of skull collecting. Among the most famous skulls held in collections might be that of the composer Ludwig Von Beethoven:

The seller is California businessman Paul Kaufmann, who first became aware that his family possessed the item in 1990. While searching among his late mother’s possessions, he happened on an ancient, pear-shaped box labeled “Beethoven.”

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