The Simpsons (by morozgrafix)
How Memorizing "$19.05" Can Help You Outsmart the MTA -
We’ve all been there. The train is coming into the station, and you grab your MetroCard and quickly try and swipe it at a turnstile.
"Please Swipe Again". "Please Swipe Again". "Insufficient Fare".
The last two words are killer. You think to yourself “I swear I had a balance on this card”….
Deric's MindBlog: Intergenerational transmission of emotional trauma.
40 Years After 'Working,' A View From The Driver's Seat : NPR
In both personal settings and online settings, people were more willing to share their views if they thought their audience agreed with them. For instance, at work, those who felt their coworkers agreed with their opinion were about three times more likely to say they would join a workplace conversation about the Snowden-NSA situation. — Social Media and the ‘Spiral of Silence’ | Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project
Policing by consent -
In light of the ongoing policing situation in Ferguson, Missouri in the wake of the shooting of an unarmed man by a police officer and how the response to the community protests is highlighting the militarization of US police departments since 9/11, it’s instructive to look at one of the first…