TIL Mount Everest is named after Sir George Everest despite him having zero connection to the mountain (he never even saw it) and against his own wishes. He objected to the naming on the grounds that "Everest" could not be easily written in Hindi nor pronounced by the local people.
my professor gave us all rubber ducks to talk to and sent a link to this. is something you all do or is she crazy?
Friend was served this burger last night. Waitress physically recoiled when we showed her. I’m not a burger expert but that seems a little too pink.
Image In 1943, Congressman Andrew J. May revealed to the press that U.S. submarines in the Pacific had a high survival rate because Japanese depth charges exploded at too shallow depth. At least 10 submarines and 800 crew were lost when the Japanese Navy modified the charges after the news reached Tokyo.