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..."
Public Broadcast Service (PBS) (has spoilers like in movies, television/TV shows/series, comic books, etc.) has a 56.75 minutes documentary titled "Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines that "traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, Wonder Women! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation."
This 2.5 minutes YouTube video shows a parody/spoof of a love/romance break up titled "Co-Op Breakup -- Breaking up is hard to do. Like Legendary hard."
ThorntonText's Reddit comment mentioned "FictionURL -- Exploring Television/TV's Internet... Ever see or hear a website, domain, or URL on your favorite television show and wonder if it was real and what was behind it? Us too! And that was the genesis of FictionURL, a blog devoted to exploring television’s fictional internet through commentary and criticism.
Boing Boing reports on why "why is it so hard to make a phone call in emergency situations? ... But it is a fact that, whenever disaster strikes, it becomes difficult to reach the people you care about.