Spreadin’ Love

The Sister-In-Law pointed me to a new blog where people submit embarrassing text messages that were sent while drunk. Drunk text messaging is mostly stupid, but there are some highlights. I particularly liked, " Come home. Im drunk and cutting my own hair. This is bad, i need you."

Tim Burke writes about laptops in the classroom. I had students recently tell me that I should ban them in the classroom. I'm going to have to write a longer post on this in the future.

Dan Drezner and the Monkey Cage discuss finding inconvenient truths in social science. What if your research found that torture was effective? Would you publish it?

David Brooks refers to a super interesting article in the Atlantic, What Makes Us Happy?

I guess this video, The Story of Stuff, is popular with teachers. It's dopey, but surprisingly effective.