alas, poor hogan! i knew him, brother
Michael Sam, an all-American defensive college football lineman for the Missouri Tigers, has come out as gay. He’s likely to become the first openly gay NFL player.
Tomorrow (Saturday) is the birthday of Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev - the man whose ground-breaking work led to the creation of the modern periodic table of elements.
Here’s a fun look at his contributions from Lou Serico and TED-Ed:
I Mende-love that guy. Thanks for the table, D!
Russian ‘kills friend in argument over whether poetry or prose is better’
Investigators say drunken literary dispute led to 53-year-old former teacher, who preferred poetry, killing friend with knife (via Russian ‘kills friend in argument over whether poetry or prose is better’)