“A little, often” — traditional Spanish saying regarding the ideal way to eat.
Next time you have a party — standing up, sitting down, or a bit of both — consider impressing your guests with a spread of tapas, the small plates of varied, tempting bites featured in bars across Spain.
Life began in water, an idea we seem to have understood long before science explained evolution.
Why else did fish symbolize fertility in so many ancient cultures, from Egypt to the Celts, Indians, Mesopotamians, Burmese, Persians and Slavs?
The line between comedy and philosophy is thin, and Jerry Seinfeld understands human nature in a deep way. One of his insights has to do with “the human fascination with water.”
“We’re constantly going to beaches, pools, lakes, rivers,” he says. “We can’t get enough water unless it rains. And then we’re, ‘Oh, look, I’m soaked.'” For some reason we have a “huge problem with small flying water… I felt a drop. We’re going to get caught in it! Everybody cover your water bottles, run!”
‘The pursuit of Happiness’ is a famous phrase in a famous document, the United States Declaration of Independence (1776). But few know that its author was inspired by an ancient Greek philosopher, Epicurus.