A Texas coach is in trouble after he had students do “bear crawls” on the turf field outside as punishment for being late. The students all ended up with sore hands and knees, some even had actual burns.
Interesting Stat of the Day: 2.8 million. That’s the number of people who have been advised to evacuate their homes in eastern Japan thanks to heavy flooding.
In technology news, the entire online world came to a crashing halt yesterday for 35 long minutes. Twitter’s website was down for a healthy chunk of the afternoon, causing near panic and severe bouts of boredom.
Each morning Keith Conrad will give you a few stories useful for starting conversations around the water cooler at work. Assuming that your office actually has a water cooler.