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The Missing Links: Feel That Solstice In the Air

Butterfly In the Sky, I Can Go Twice As High…
If you know how to complete this sentence, then man do I have an iPad app for you.


Bill Murray: He Came, He Saw, He Got Elected to the Minor League Baseball Hall of Fame
Most people don’t know that Bill Murray has long been the part owner of several minor league baseball teams. Because of this, and because he’s Bill Freaking Murray, he was inducted into the South Atlantic League Hall of Fame this week. His speech was typically awesome:

(Via Buzzfeed)


The Number of the Day: 114,000,000,000 to 1
Those are the odds that a roulette wheel could land on the same number seven times in a row. Bet your 19s people, bet your 19s.


5 Misconceptions About Teaching Math and Science
“The fact that we score poorly now does not mean that our educational system has deteriorated. In fact, it was always bad.”


Summer Starts Today
You know what that means – sunshine, surf, and everything that comes along because of the Earth’s north-south axis being tilted 23.4 degrees relative to the ecliptic

For a little more Summer goodness, check out the odd jobs that kept famous people busy during those hot few months.


Shameless Plug of the Day: Get This Book
This Tuesday (6/26), McSweeney’s is releasing a brand new book called The McSweeney’s Book of Politics and Musicals, which, through what can only be referred to as a gigantic lapse in judgment on their part, contains one very short piece of humor I wrote for them.

But, you shouldn’t pick this book up because of that. I don’t stand to profit no matter how many copies are sold. You should pick it up because it’s going to have a ton of funny, witty, whimsical humor written by a lot of really talented folk. I promise.

OK, shameless plug over.

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June 20th, 2012

Stranger to the World


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