This Paper’s Killin’ Me…

and I need a break. So here are some things: Think about how stupid the average person is and then realize that half of them are stupider than that. – Drew Carey If you don’t read the paper you are not informed. If you do read the paper, you are misinformed. – Mark Twain You…

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Study & TED

How it feels to have a stroke: + How much football is actually played during a game?: According to a Wall Street Journal study of four recent broadcasts, and similar estimates by researchers, the average amount of time the ball is in play on the field during an NFL game is about 11 minutes. In…

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Taxes & Voting

(The new Hundo) I would’ve posted this Walter E. Williams article Tuesday, but it didn’t exist then, so here it is now: According to the Tax Policy Center, a Washington, D.C., research organization, nearly half of U.S. households will pay no federal income taxes for 2009. That’s up from the Tax Foundation’s 2006 estimate that…

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All I’ve Got

Roberto Carlos scored a literally impossible goal last week: Beatboxing is out. The Hambone is in:(It may not look cool, but… It… isn’t.) 23,000 dead in the few years preceding 2006 in Mexico, all casualties of the drug war. LEGALIZE IT! The new Nebraska anti-abortion legislation probably won’t survive the Supreme Court, even though it…

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They Are Beginning…

and there is only one thing I need to keep in mind during the next three weeks of finals: Patience! Do your work. Sow the seed. Leave the rest to God. The harvest is sure. – William Barclay It is something I never think about but remembered in Mass this Sunday… Good luck everyone! Copyrighted…

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TED + Study

What Da Vinci really looked like: + The month you are born in affects whether you will be a professional athlete: The month of your birth influences your chances of becoming a professional sportsperson, an Australian researcher has found. Senior research fellow Dr. Adrian Barnett from Queensland University of Technology’s Institute of Health and Biomedical…

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