[DFO] History Corner Presents: The Grand Canyon

February 26, 1919 - The Grand Canyon Becomes A National Park First afforded Federal protection in 1893 as a Forest Reserve and later as a National Monument in 1908, Grand Canyon did not achieve National Park status until 1919, three years after the creation of the National Park Service in 1916,

[DFO] History Corner Presents: A Prohibition Centenary Post

The positive reaction to my World War One Centenary posts has encouraged me to expound upon other topics. But rather than tie all of them in with the Open Threads - because the length of some made scrolling a chore for others - I will make them their own stand-alone

[DFOnline] Red to the Dead to the Redemption 2

It has been some time since we've had a [DFOnline] post 'round these parts. Back in March, I was originally going to showcase a fantastic indie game by one of my favorite publishers, Subset Games, called Into the Breach. Originally launched on PC only, Into the Breach was recently ported to the

Bye Week Update: New England Patriots

The Patses are 7-3! Really goods, we is! Only two games up on the rest of the division, oh nos! We'll wins it again anyways! Lost to nasty Lionses, and Jagses and Titanses! Just barely beat the Bearses, it dids! We beats the Chiefses and Packers! The defence, especially the pass rush, is getting ruineds! Undefeated

The Saturday Afternoon World War One Centenary Post

During the course of the year, I have taken to various Open Threads to teach about pivotal or interesting moments during the course of 1918, the final year of the war. The mutual goals were to keep you interested and provide reading entertainment on evenings when the sports calendar was

Leaves Of Grass: The Ballad of Le’Veon Bell – On Pittsburgh & Learning Your Worth

The fact that Le'Veon Bell didn't return at all this week is a testament to the nature of the modern game, and the lengths to which players have to go to ensure their post-playing days financial & physical viability. Returning during a scheduled bye would have guaranteed him no contact

Leaves Of Grass: The Ballad of Le’Veon Bell – On The Fans

The possible return of Le'Veon Bell this week or next is a testament to the nature of the modern game, and the lengths to which players have to go to ensure their post-playing days financial & physical viability. Returning during a scheduled bye not only guarantees him no contact for

The BattleBots Beaties: Because Senor Couldn’t Come Up with a Better Name

Welcome to the second [DFO] BattleBots Awards! With the rebranding this season of the BattleBots Beat, we (I) decided that we needed something cleverer than the generic "BattleBots Awards." But all the good fasteners were taken (the Giant Nut and Bolt by BattleBots, the Giant Screw was a thing that

Leaves Of Grass: The Ballad of Le’Veon Bell – On His Teammates

The possible return of Le'Veon Bell this week or next is a testament to the nature of the modern game, and the lengths to which players have to go to ensure their post-playing days financial & physical viability. Returning during a scheduled bye not only guarantees him no contact for

Leaves Of Grass: The Ballad of Le’Veon Bell – On The Franchise Tag

The possible return of Le'Veon Bell this week or next is a testament to the nature of the modern game, and the lengths to which players have to go to ensure their post-playing days financial & physical viability. Returning during a scheduled bye not only guarantees him no contact for