I am not alone in my desire to never ever teach online. I just don’t have the TIME, besides disagreeing with it philosophically. Check out the comments at Historiann. There is always, always one student who comes on and says “I took an online class and it was so useful to me and very rigorous too!” These people have no idea what it’s like to teach a 3/3 load to unprepared and unmotivated students. They also fail to understand that the plural of anecdote is not data. Still. Sigh.
Here we have beautiful photos of a Chinese tea market, from Wonder a Day. I might have to spend way more time on that site.
The works of the book surgeon are Wrong (aaa! books!) but also so very beautiful.
“I just know this is gonna be the comic that totally ends sexism on the internet FOREVER!” Sadly, it didn’t — but great try, Gabby! We love ya. And the kitten.
Check out this awesome awesome debt reduction calculator. From in mint condition.
Would you like to take a 7-question quiz about cheese? Nom nom.
FGA reminds us to live for now in addition to the future.
This BS-ometer is awesome. From academic jungle.
Finally, in lieu of more awesome links, here are two lovely pictures and a funny video to look at: