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1 in 28 children in the U.S. have an incarcerated parent. Here’s what makes their experience uniquely challenging: http://www.sesameworkshop.org/incarceration/
One question, though: How does one say “om nom nom” in Wookie?
me walking carpet
Oh, MAN! I wish I made the “me walking carpet” joke.
Testing how this looks
Glowing foxes were almost used by the U.S. military in World War II. But they weren’t going to be infused with jellyfish genes — just slathered in paint. According to the book “Psychological Operations American Style,” foxes, “when illuminated,” were considered “a harbinger of bad times” by many Japanese. The Office of Strategic Services (a CIA predecessor), as a test, painted thirty foxes with glow-in-the-dark paint and released them in Manhattan’s Central Park. When New Yorkers reacted with fear and horror, the OSS decided to run a full-scale operation in Japan. But the war ended before the ghost foxes could be unleashed there. —
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Why you need to subscribe to Now I Know. (via caro)
See that little tiny metal marble? That’s you. The rest of the contraption? A three-dimensional maze, and you have to get through it. You the marble, not you yourself, because the Perplexus doesn’t come with a shrink ray.
Oh, and it’s really freaking hard. Thankfully, it’s pretty hard to smash. But uh, don’t try.
Trying out a new home for AwesomeClaus. For the post-Xmas long-term.
Everyone loves Friendship Week! Okay… maybe not everyone.