Monday Reads

  1. My boyfriend always works on his best man speech while he’s in the shower, but he’s not the only one who gets their best ideas while scrub a dub dubbing.  Thanks to a state of mind called the default mode network, we really do get some of our best ideas in the shower.
  2. This handy guide will make it easy for you to know when to use “who” and when to use “whom” so you’ll speak like the intelligent person I know you to be.
  3. The CDC has ramped up their response to the ebola outbreak to “Level 1 Activation.”  This is reserved for the most serious issues.  All the Nervous Nellys out there need not worry because the plan is to send more people to Africa, meaning they don’t see any issues here in the US.
  4. Many cities have been building casinos in hopes that the tax dollars and jobs openings they generate will boost their economies.  Outside of Vegas, however, this doesn’t seem to be working.