Science: “Slow”—Like a Chain Reaction

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Slower Than a Turtle- The Speed of Electricity

http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2015/03/fast-electrons-flow-electric-cables/

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Humor: Mebbe Not

Pray for a sign.

Actually, when my dad died, my sister googled the Internet to find the signs that would best confirm that he was dead. I’m sure I would have had to do the same thing myself.

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Check out Pickles on GoComics!

http://www.gocomics.com/pickles/2015/03/30

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Humor: Dating Age Gap

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Words: Jingoism Is Still Alive

“SPREAK INGRISH, TROOP!” The Firesign Theater

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Banning language is just a more polite way of banning people. Banning German in Iowa didn’t affect the outcome of the war. Banning the pledge in Arabic won’t reduce the antisemitism at Pine Bush. And it won’t dishonor those Americans who died in Afghanistan, in part because the principal languages of Afghanistan are Pashto and Dari, not Arabic. More important, though, the pledge in any language is a pledge of allegiance to the American flag and to the country for which it stands, not to some other country. That is what the words say, even when they’re translated into Arabic, or Navajo, or Klingon.
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The Web of Language | Illinois

https://illinois.edu/blog/view/25

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Humor: Bee Careful

Check out Speed Bump on GoComics!

http://www.gocomics.com/speedbump/2015/03/29

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Humor: Attention Inflation Disorder

Check out Dilbert on GoComics!

http://dilbert.com/2015-03-29/

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Humor: The Dope Fiend App

I just saw this true story on TV about a murder-for-hire. One early part goes like this:

Dope fiend from out-of-state arrives in Charleston, SC. He’s starting to jones. So he Googles…

Heroin.

(I Am Not Making This Up.)

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