Just wanted to pass along a useful link that a Mom sent to me awhile back. I’ve had some time to check out the rankings portion of the website and I think it’s really great.
Be sure to read the instructions at the bottom so you can use it to its fullest extent.
Custom College Rankings Spreadsheet
and a very useful blog post on Common App:
Colleges Can See Your App Before You Submit It!
This sounds dangerous physically, but healthy mentally. What a dedicated trainer!
Fitness trainer gains and loses 70 pounds in 1 year — on purpose, by Jacque Wilson in CNN
You may not know it yet, but folks love to talk about how unpredictable the weather is where they’re from. And we will, necessarily, have almost nothing to say on that topic. This can also be extremely useful for your college search if you’re planning on venturing from home!
Which City has the Most Unpredictable Weather?, by Nate Silver and Reuben Fischer-Baum in FiveThirtyEight
Well color me fascinated.
Blind People have Four Times More Nightmares than Sighted People, by Bo Christensen in Science Nordic
My, oh my!
How to Blow $9 Billion: The Fallen Stroh Family, by Kerry Dolan in Forbes
Turns out that I’m not the only one who has difficulty reading online:
Being a Better Online Reader, by Maria Konnikova in The Atlantic
Hm, this is pretty cool!
There’s No Laundry in Space, so NASA is Trying to Make Clothes That Don’t Get Smelly, by Shannon Palus in The Smithsonian
Ahhh, so that’s why.
Neural Nostalgia, by Mark Joseph Stern in Slate
This brings me just a little bit of joy.
Duh: Of Course the iPhone 6 Plus Can Bend in Your Pocket, by Christina Bonnington
Perhaps a sign that going dairy free for a few weeks is a good idea?
Nah, probably just coincidence.
Norwary Goat Cheese Fire Closes Tunnel, in BBC News