• News: “Duke University is eliminating 8 a.m. classes and trying to come up with other ways help its sleep-deprived students, who too often are struggling to survive on a mix of caffeine, adrenaline, and ambition.” Hurrah, hurrah, hurrah. News you can appreciate, if not actually benefit from.(via Boglo)
  • Some low-impact living initiative fact sheets. Good stuff. (via MeFi)
  • Not that we necessarily needed to have access to this, but it’s kinda fun to see (read, at least) bathroom graffiti from bathrooms around the country (or world, whatever). (via MeFi)
  • The Association of Alternative Newsweeklies has an interesting memo written by a U.S official in Iraq. You should, how do they say it, read the asparagus, it’s good for you.
  • And another big cheese at McDonald’s bites the dust; like the last one, he (the person who brought the franchise to Japan) is killed by a heart attack.