Ars Technica has a three pages article on "The Trajectory of Television (TV)--starting with a big history of the small screen.
C.G.P. Grey's YouTube video channel shows many educational and interesting episodes of "complex things explained."
Boing Boing shared a bunch of interesting links on "your car is not a tornado shelter":
"... That said, if a situation kills experts, you probably don't want to be that untrained person trying to navigate it on your own.
Blue's News shared a CNN article (Storified copy for mobile viewers and other web browsers (e.g., old Internet Explorer v7) shared the ten/"10 embarrassing fast food fails you might not remember -- Fast food is quick and cheap and tastes delicious in a horribly wonderful way. But whether it's a misguided menu item or an employee hocking up mucus on take-out orders, it seems like there's always something crazy going on at your favorite fast food restaurant..."
British Medical Journal (BMJ) research report said that "Surgeries on Friday Are More Frequently Fatal ... compared to those who opt for really bad Mondays, Britons who have a planned surgery on a Friday are 44 percent more likely to die. And the few patients who had a leisurely weekend surgery saw that number jump to 82 percent. The skeleton staff working on weekends might be to blame..." and the "day of week of procedure and 30 day mortality for elective surgery: retrospective analysis of hospital episode statistics..."
A phonetic description of the annoying sounds teen(ager)s make and a linguistic dissection of 7/seven annoying teen(age) sounds.Submitted by ant on Sun, 05/26/2013 - 2:56pm. Art/Design | Audio | Communication | Funny Videos/Animations | History | Personal | Reading Materials | Religion/Culture | Sight Seeings
VideoSift shared an amusing one minute and 42 seconds YouTube video showing "a phonetic description of annoying sounds teenagers make -- This is what linguistics was invented for: so we could give precise phonetic descriptions of those rude sounds adolescents make. This accompanies the article, "A linguistic dissection of 7 annoying teenage sounds".
Pew Internet has a few reports showing that "Teens are sharing more info(rmation) about themselves on social media sites than they have in the past, but they are also taking a variety of technical and non-technical steps to manage the privacy of that information. Despite taking these privacy-protective actions, teen social media users do not express a high level of concern about third-parties (such as businesses or advertisers) accessing their data ..."
TV.com assembled a day-by-look at the overall schedule for Americans' television/TV autumn/fall 2013 to compare what goes against what, and made a few predictions with regard to how things will shake out.