Archive for June 15th, 2018

The Dumbest Student You Ever Had

The question was, "Professors of Reddit, who was the dumbest student you ever had and what was so dumb about them?" It was followed by almost 6,000 comments. Some of them are unforgettable.One of my students told me he w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/15/The-Dumbest-Student-You-Ever-Had/

The Curious Death of George Wythe

You might not know the name George Wythe, but he was one of the 56 delegates that signed the Declaration of Independence. He was the first American law professor, and the school of law at the College of William & Mar...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/15/The-Curious-Death-of-George-Wythe/

Why Coca-Cola Purposely Designed a Soft Drink to Fail

Remember New Coke? The reformulation of Coca-Cola in 1985 was a huge disaster for the company, although the controversy itself was advertising. But innovation in soft drinks goes on, and only seven years later, the compa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/15/Why-Coca-Cola-Purposely-Designed-a-Soft-Drink-to-Fail/

70 People Reveal How To Count Money in Their Country

[https://youtu.be/lx3QlyeG_mI] (YouTube link)In the latest video from Condé Nast Traveler, we watch people from around the world count the same stack of dollars. On the surface, it looks like most of them are doin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/15/70-People-Reveal-How-To-Count-Money-in-Their-Country/

The Unexplained Dancing Plague & Other Epidemics of Yore

Throughout history, there have been outbreaks of strange symptoms or behavior that no one could explain. Or explain adequately, that is. Some of them in the distant past might have a microbial explanation, but they could...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/15/The-Unexplained-Dancing-Plague-Other-Epidemics-of-Yore/

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