My inner geek (err, OK, OK, I guess that's more or less indistinguishable from "me") had a borderline spiritual moment upon discovering NationMaster, which lets you compare and graph regions or customized nation sets along a positively dizzying number of different dimensions, from television sets per capita to biodiversity. It'll even generate a color coded map showing relative rankings by region along the selected dimension. All it needs now is a function to plot graphs showing correlation along multiple dimensions simulataneously. Actually, no, maybe they don't need that. I'm not sure I'd ever get anything done… (The usual big ups to Jim Henley for the link.)
The new framework aims to keep everyone learning at the same level for as long as possible.
Punishing players for kneeling, or not kneeling, is a First Amendment violation at public universities.
“Our only job today, is to give the law’s terms their ordinary meanings and, in that small way, ensure that the federal government does not exceed its statutory license.”