Midweek Linkstorm Returns

“I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.”
– Mark Twain

And we all know the best way to deal with slow days is to enlarge our minds and understandings. Or surf the internet. Whatever.

Things are slow at the Nowhereford, Noneofyourbusinessshire university police department, kittens.  The rescue of that unfortunate duck was the most exciting thing to happen for weeks and December is historically a pretty slow month too, so let’s move into it with interesting things to talk about.  Today we focus on things you should be watching, reading, listening to.  I’m feeling intellectual today, ducklings.

Here, for example, is the guy who should have been around when I was in high school.  Theoretical physics made simple, and interesting!

An NPR story on ever changing technology and the troubles that come with trying to determine how these things must be interpreted by the US Constitution.

A blog that gives you inside peaks into houses, collections, works, and pieces belonging to the National Trust.

The Smithsonian on the Science of Sarcasm.  Since we all speak it fluently here at Small Dog Enterprises, it behooves us all to know exactly what’s going on with this rich and complex historical language.

The Amazing History and the Strange Inventions of the Bendy Straw (The Atlantic)

Another Atlantic story about the evolution of men, women, their roles, and all of these development’s effect on romance.

Ok, fine.  We can’t be all serious here at Small Dog Intelligentsia Inc., and so speaking of “all the single ladies,” here’s a list of some of the world’s most eligible bachelors.  You’re welcome.

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