Just what does your state do best
Whole Foods Shows Customers the Bleak Future of Produce Without Bees
“The decline in bee populations has been all the buzz lately, which led Whole Foods Market to team up with the Xerces Society to show us what a world—or at least, produce section—without bees would look like. The University Heights, Rhode Island store removed all foods that are reliant upon the important pollinators, and it leaves a pretty slim selection; 52% of the produce department’s offerings would be pulled from shelves without bees around to help.”
Geographic sizes of LA and New York with subway systems shown - or why public transportation is a challenge for LA
Source: gobearsandchopin (reddit)
My very first job after college was working in the office of a very famous man who was the host of a television show that, at the time, was very buzzed about. For the purposes of this story, I will censor many of the details to protect the guilty (me), because I’m pretty sure I signed a…
I can relate to this on so many levels.
Areas of England where elderly rural speakers had rhotic accents in the 1950s. A rhotic accent is one where the r is pronounced in words like square, car and short, a feature of modern American, Canadian, Irish and Scottish accents.
I made this supercut of David Letterman asking drummers if their drums are rented. That guy is the greatest.
Dave might have found the greatest as-yet-unknown Lettermanism.
“Are those your drums?”
I come from the “Land of the People With Dugout Canoes.”
Origins of names of American states and major cities
This is interesting, but also, is it just me or is the Tell-Tale Heart buried somewhere in this man’s floor?
Weird Tube of the Day: Dissection of Annoying Sounds Teenagers Make
The Week’s editor James Harbeck, who happens to be a linguist as well, provides phonetic descriptions of seven annoying sounds that teenagers make.
I think the Mad Men promo department is just messing with us now.