What We Read: A Love Letter to Figs
Plus the air in LA, a shockingly old shark and a partisan playlist.
"Although many people dismiss figs as a geriatric delicacy or the sticky stuff inside bad cookies, they are, in fact, something awesome."
There's something in the air in Southern California...and it's not good.
If you're feeling old, just remember that this shark in Greenland is older than you. By about 370 years.
Last year, there were more than 94,000 Special Olympics events held around the world and welcoming athletes of diverse age and disability. But they're not so crazy about the designation 'special.'
We're picturing President Obama and the First Lady, sitting in adirondack chairs on the South Lawn, listening to his summer playlist, rosé in hand...
The way the NFL approaches training camp differs widely among the franchises (ping pong matches vs. extra R&R). And by the way, that donut-shaped thing is called a "tackling ring."