Being a professor is nice around finals week. Unlike my students, who are cramming for three or four different tests, watching their immune systems crumble, and enduring a week and a half of anxiety and agony, all I have to do is write a test, copy it, and then hand it to them and read a book while they sweat it out.
But, then again, I have to grade them.
On to the news:
But I went there for a healthy alternative
(Pope may also be Catholic, film at 11)
Speaking of the Pope, he had a visitor today
(The mental image on this one is astounding)
Karma 1, Enron 0
(Actually, Karma, 182M)
More "old people smuggling drugs" stories
(This one happens with alarming frequency)
Bright, shiny objects:
Mario Brothers, done with legos
(A full minute of giggling!)
Actual useful information
(What to have in your car in case you get stranded in the snow)
Today's strange anniversary:
March 21, 1860 -- US extradition treaty with Sweden. Someone apparently felt the need to write that one down.
Fun fact of the day:
Why do they call it Latin America?
Happy equinox to you all. It's the first day of spring, which means that the days are finally longer than the nights, and it only gets better until June!