Boing Boing shared The Washington Post with very short Flash audio clips -- "Words that last ... identified 23 'ultraconserved words' that have remained largely unchanged for 15,000 years. Words that sound and mean the same thing in different languages are called 'cognates'. These are five words that have cognates in at least four of the seven Eurasiatic language families..."
VideoSift shared an over six minutes YouTube video showing the first episode of "50 Common Misconceptions ... -- A weekly show hosted by John Green, where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John debunks 50 common misconceptions that most people have about topics
Brevity shows its amusing comic strip on the lowest common denominator on television/TV/telly.
Dang math(ematics) and nice rug! :P