Reading list: nonfiction about societal collapse?

Hi! I have decided that I am going to read nonfiction about one of my favorite scifi topics: societal collapse. Can someone build me a reading list of sociology/archaeology/anthropology books? I'm a biologist so more technical sciencey stuff is okay - I'm looking to get outside my subject area a little bit and I do… » 10/20/14 7:07pm Today 7:07pm

Food Pilgrimage: El Atoradero

About a month ago, nothip sent me this article about Denisse Chavez, a woman from Mexico who is so dedicated to making delicious food that she regularly drives to her homeland to purchase ingredients. The spices here just don't cut it in her book. On each trip to Mexico, she and her husband risk being kidnapped by… » 10/20/14 1:36pm Today 1:36pm

I declare this to be road trip week

I guess the revolution wasn't quite over. In the absence of a post, I decided to take over, unless the mods have other ideas and arrive in time to stop me. What is road trip week? Be a tour guide for us guys. There's so much to see and to do - tell us all about the lesser known tourist attractions of your locales. … » 10/20/14 11:09am Today 11:09am