Duh: Teens more productive when school starts later

It turns out that starting the school day just 30 minutes later in the morning might help teenagers be more productive and decrease the chances of them oversleeping on weekends, according to a group of sleep scientists.

“There are real, compelling reasons for schools to delay the start times,” said Dr. Judith Owens, a sleep specialist with the Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, R.I. “It’s not just teenagers being lazy and wanting to sleep late.”

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Got Hope? Harvey Milk

Over at facebook, a friend asked me if was me who had posted an anti-gay bigotry video by a guy in the 70s. I couldn’t remember if I had or not. But she finally found what she was looking for and hooked me up with it.

You may have seen it before, but it’s worth a re-watch. It’s a speech from Harvey Milk with some damn cool compositing:

Tina’s favorite quote from Harvey Milk is:

“If a bullet should enter my brain, let that bullet destroy every closet door in the country.”