Latino vs Hispanic

I’ve always thought Hispanic and Latino were interchangeable, but apparently they’re different. Latino means “from a country Latin America,” whereas Hispanic means “from a country that primarily speaks Spanish.” The confusion is understandable, since most people that are one of these are also the other, but there are exceptions.  Somebody from Brazil or Haiti would […]

Weirdest Ninja Assassination Ever

From Stephen Turnbull’s History of the Ninja: “Circa 1570: Several popular works mention an attempt by Hajikano Jube’e to kill the famous ninja Momochi Sandayu using a bagful of hungry weasels, though I have not been able to trace the original source.  Sandayu apparently thwarted the assassination by the unlikely act of throwing a bag […]