Friday procrastination: cool videos edition
By Alice Northover
Dead authors can tweet you out of the water.
A reminder about Open Culture’s master list.
Be thankful someone hasn’t dedicated a book to you.
The most extraordinary man to play Test cricket (h/t The Millions)
The taste of Earl Grey isn’t the only complex thing about it. It’s etymology is a little murky.
Emir O. Filipović on cats and medieval manuscripts.
For the New Yorkers/Tumblr enthusiasts: May is Tumblr month on Thirteen.
It’s okay to return your library books late if they were bombing.
If you want to apply for this NYPL internship, please also apply for a social media intern position at OUP.
Blind your editors with poor animations.
When art and science student interact, they create some fascinating projects.
Google Reader is leaving us. Joshua Rothman reflects.
Two academics discuss the pros and cons of using Twitter as a learning tool.
What is the origin of the word scalawag?
Most of us hate those one line ‘Thank you’ emails.
Incredibly rare valkyrie figure found.
Archaeologists are trying to put together funding for another exploration of the Antikythera wreck.
Alice Northover joined Oxford University Press as Social Media Manager in January 2012. She is editor of the OUPblog, constant tweeter @OUPAcademic, daily Facebooker at Oxford Academic, and Google Plus updater of Oxford Academic, amongst other things. You can learn more about her bizarre habits on the blog.