DMV: We Used to the Waiting

I know everyone gets uncomfortable talking about race, but it would be great if people were more aware so they could challenge their own pre-conceived notions. You sharing and tweeting this could go a long way towards doing that. Totally your call though. Via Upworthy.


Why Every Educator Should Applaud That Viral Video of a Teen Going Off on His Teacher.

On Tuesday Duncanville High School sophomore Jeff Bliss went off on his world history teacher, Ms. Phung, and it was all surreptitiously filmed by a classmate who promptly uploaded it onto YouTube. From there it made it to the front page of Reddit, and the rest, as they say, is history.


THIS IS WATER - By David Foster Wallace from The Glossary on Vimeo.

In 2005, author David Foster Wallace was asked to give the commencement address to the 2005 graduating class of Kenyon College. However, the resulting speech didn’t become widely known until 3 years later, after his tragic death. It is, without a doubt, some of the best life advice we’ve ever come across, and perhaps the most simple and elegant explanation of the real value of education.


thedroreport:

Jimmy Kimmel played Skype Scavenger Hunt again before Game 4 of the NBA Finals last night.  If you’re unfamiliar with Skype Scavenger Hunt, basically Jimmy says asks the players to find something in their apartment and the players run off and look for said item.  Last week was Jeremy Lin and Roy Hibbert. This time is Boston Celtics Guard Rajon Rondo and New York Knicks Center Tyson Chandler.

If for no other reason, I wish the Heat lost game 5 so we could get more scavenger hunt.