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..."
A Contactually blog reports "Turn That Frown Upside Down? Maybe Not: Negative People Reply to Emails 36% Faster ... Engineers at Contactually, a referral marketing platform, recently analyzed over 100 million email conversations and determined that being negative actually is helpful when it comes to email. On average, negative people tend to reply to emails 36% faster than their positive, bubbly colleagues..."
Blue's News shared a funny article, with screen shots/captures with cussings, showing "What Happens If You Text Your Parents Pretending To Be A Drug Dealer? -- "Nathan Fielder, star and creator of ... shows on television, Comedy Central's Nathan for You, asked his Twitter followers to text their parents saying they had weed for sale. And the results are as good and as painful as you'd imagine..."
Boing Boing shared Imagineering Disney's photo(graph) collection/gallery showing Then And Now photo(graph)s of Disney Parks
Super Stock Take -- An action platform puzzle game with a monkey and a mean human boss/supervisor/manager.Submitted by ant on Sat, 04/20/2013 - 9:22pm. Art/Design | Audio | Food/Drink | Nature | Personal | Sight Seeings | Web Games | Work
Blue's News shared an addicting (almost a couple hours!) Flash action platform puzzle game titled "Super Stock Take" on Free Web Arcade and its official web site, Nitrome. The player is a little worker monkey that must move and jump around, move crates, avoid getting drilled and la(z/s)ered, figure out puzzles, etc. for the mean human boss/manager/supervisor.