For your Friday afternoon procrastination, here is a link to an enjoyable post over at Baseball Crank, which is his take on baseball's most impressive records. Some interesting ones in there beyond the Hank Aarons and the Cy Youngs.
Here's one detailing Britain's new secondary education curriculum. It recommends minimal references to "traditional" historical issues and figures, such as Hitler and Churchill, in favor of more "life skills" teaching. I'm intrigued to know how a country develops *civic* life skills when its students don't even know the names and significance of the most influential people in their history.
This is London
And here, a neat story about Samoan butterflies evolving quickly to prevent extinction.