Researchers at Penn State University have created liquid-entrenched smooth surface, or LESS. Why? To coat our toilets. Why? So stuff can't stick to them. Why? To save water, which we use by the tens of billions of gallons each day just to re-flush that stuck stuff. Why? Because life is unfair sometimes. Plus: Twitter minus words, videos, pictures and links is a pretty amazing thing, judging by the project called Emoji Storm!
Once again I turned to Twitter to distract myself and asked something important of them:
Lots of stories involving presidents and/or crime today.
Check out who just got added to the NPRmaggedon feed:
I was apparently stylin' and profilin' on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's website yesterday.
Sounds about right
A friend of a friend started a hashtag game on Twitter tonight - #BadSandyAdvice - and I couldn't help but add a few ideas into the mix.
There was this one time where I tried to tell an old joke about dinner plates ending up in the first chair of the Philharmonic, and then I had to do like 48 tweets to explain the joke, which I didn't quite get myself, and also I think I was telling it wrong.
Seen today on Twitter: If @BradyCarlson doesn't stop in Canton, I will happily haunt his steps every day until the book is published. #ImImportant— William McKinley (@PrezMcKinley) July 12, 2012
Last April we posted the 25 greatest tweets out of my first 500. Well, we got another 500 in the can and so it's time to pull out those lovable flashes of wit and inspiration that will probably not ever end up on a calendar at somebody's cubicle but probably should.