Stuff you may have missed: November 22, 2013
In Latvia, a massive building collapse at a supermarket in the country’s capitol, Riga, has killed at least 51. Dozens more remain trapped in the rubble. “There were torrents of water coming down off the roof. We headed into the back of the supermarket, the aisles were covered in produce and concrete and people lying on the floor,” one eyewitness said of the scene.
A sad tale from the world of baseball: On Thursday, Michael Weiner, the head of the Major League Baseball Players Association, died at 51. Weiner suffered from inoperable brain cancer, but notably stayed on the job despite his very visible condition.
In case you’re curious about what 3,700-year-old wine tastes like, go to Israel and get a taste of some stuff that predates Jesus. (EDIT: Take that back; the wine’s evaporated, but the recipe still lives.)
The problem with wind energy is that the giant blades kill golden eagles.
Spotify has a ton of money.