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  • How to make kids want to learn

  • A brief survey of safety videos

    Pretty much all of these are gory. If you don’t like gory videos my suggestions are: Don’t watch the videos in this post Don’t get a job where you’ll need to watch videos like this You should probably just turn off your computer and walk away Now, for the types of safety videos: Exciting: Hilarious […]

  • cannotunsee: Cannot Unsee: Tyler Durden’s (Brad Pitt) clothes in the movie Fight Club are an imprint in the narrators (Ed Norton) mind from the character Louis Winthorpe III (Dan Aykroyd) in the movie Trading Places.  (Thanks Zachary) I wonder what Tyler Durden’s thoughts are on orange juice futures.

  • I kind of want to know the context behind this and I also kind of like it to exist on its own.

  • A Baby Elephant Playing on the Beach (via Laughing Squid) (Source:

  • Men given a dose of oxytocin, a hormone known to promote feelings of love and trust, have revealed the chemical’s dark side: It made them more ethnocentric. When asked to resolve a moral dilemma, such as choosing to save five lives from a runaway train by sacrificing one life, oxytocin-sniffing Dutch men more often saved […]

  • Best termination letter ever?

  • Twitter’s Response to WikiLeaks Subpoena Should Be the Industry Standard

    Twitter’s Response to WikiLeaks Subpoena Should Be the Industry Standard Twitter introduced a new feature last month without telling anyone about it, and the rest of the tech world should take note and come up with its own version of it Twitter beta-tested a spine.

  • Why don’t people at the 90th percentile of the income distribution feel particularly rich? The answer is simple: because any Americans who are richer than this cohort are so much richer. Catherine Rampell in Why So Many Rich People Don’t Feel Very Rich – (via Hacker News)