28. The number 28 is divisible by 1, 2, 4, 7, 14, and 28. 6 factors. This is pointless information, but it is nice to remember grade school mathematics. It is also very nice to give your neural net a repose from the barrage of mindless claptrap that it is exposed to on a daily basis. What can aid you in this escape is to spend some time absorbing cohesive, linear inputs, in the form of sequential letters arranged in symbolic patterns. This will help your mind clear away the clutter and may also inspire and educate. All good things to strive for, and -FUPPETS- highly recommends you do so. Let's get it on.
THINKING LITERALLY: The surprising ways that metaphors shape your world - ( Drake Bennett - Boston Globe )
THE LAST DAYS OF THE POLYMATH: People who know a lot about a lot have long been an exclusive club, but now they are an endangered species - ( Edward Carr - Intelligent Life )
DO YOU SPEAK CRIMINAL?: Why mobsters don't talk like you and me - ( Keith O'Brien - Boston Globe )
WHAT SAMUEL JOHNSON REALLY DID: He made dictionaries matter - ( Michael Adams - Humanities Magazine )
INDIE FILMMAKERS: China's New Guerillas - ( Kirk Semple - The New York Times )
ENGINEERS TRACK BACTERIA'S KAYAK PADDLE-LIKE MOTION FOR FIRST TIME (image below) - ( Science Daily )