I discovered this fun game tonight.
Obama’s budget proposal includes cutting funding to the joke that is abstinence-only education but unfortunately it includes lots of other things that are actually helpful.
Yesterday was the Austin half and full marathon. I’m happy to have finished the race running despite not having run the full distance before but my calves have been pissed at me since midway through the race. Blissfully, my shins have nothing to add.
I’ve recently come across the interesting ways in which infectious disease has played a part in the way geographic regions and peoples change in their language customs. In the 14th century, during one of the multiple outbreaks of the Black Death, so many french tutors died that children in Britain began to be educated in their native language, thus helping its spread.
Translation: You’re S.O.L. kids, Girard is out, Cobb is in.
source: A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century by Tuchman
There’s lots of supporting studies but I’m only linking to one because…it’s exhausting.