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This is Lisa and Yusuke, who didn't do their work this week. This is their punishment.

SOCIAL

CURRENTLY: Collecting messages and questions for Raeed, love master. Please put them in the box next to the pink room.


Unfortunately, our cartoonist has retired. Thank you for everything so far!

ACADEMIC

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Did You Know with JOE


  • A New York University study found that people with easier to pronounce names have higher status positions at work.
  • Movie popcorn is sold at 1275% markup (in the US, at least).
  • There is a unit for measuring mortality risk called the micromort. 1 micromort defines a one-in-a-million chance of death.
  • Dolphins are not automatic air-breathers like humans are. This means that every breath they make is a conscious effort.
  • The record holder for the hardest tongue twister is: 'The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick'.
  • In 1995, Nigerian scammers managed to sell an airport that didn't even exist for $242 million dollars.
  • The oldest company ever is Kongo Gumi (株式会社 金剛組 ) in Osaka. It was founded in the year 548 and lasted 1441 years until it got absorbed by another company in 2006.
  • Research found that kids aged 4-6 performed better during boring tasks when dressed as batman.
  • Quantophrenia is an obsessive reliance on statistics.
  • The “Latte Index”, developed by The Wall Street Journal, compares the cost of a tall Starbucks latte in dozens of cities around the world to estimate which currencies are overvalued and undervalued.