Old people have a sense of humour. I never thought it was a question of having or not having a sense of humor, but whether or not it was the same kind of humor. Most older people I know personally don’t have the same type of humor that I do. Then again, most of my peers don’t share my sense of humor. Maybe they should do a study on me to see if I lack a sense of humor.
Sweet benefits for chocolate lovers. So it’s supposed to be good for your heart. I’ve also heard that eating only egg whites are supposed to be better for your cholesterol. Simply old wives tales and anecdotal experience confirmed.
Free Blank Outline Maps of the Countries and Continents. (via Shawn Allison) Okay, I’m no geography buff, but I have an idea on how to use these that have nothing to do with their original purpose. Writers who are world-building can use them! Instead of drawing your own map, you can use these blank ones for your own world–just turn the countries sideways or backwards or upside down or even splice and glue different ones together.
Death of a Schoolboy. I am struck by how helpless all the adults sound in this article. I will offer some guesses (although they are probably all wrong): the mother didn’t pull her son out of school when she found out that he was being bullied because she is a single mother who can’t afford to send her children to a different school. The school officials did nothing because they may have feared backlash from the other childrens’ parents claiming favoritism.
Table of Condiments That Periodically Go Bad. I’m not sure if I already posted this, but oh well. I find it amusing.
Steinways With German Accents. Steinways are too darn expensive. All I can do is stare and drool.