Friday, January 29, 2016

Link roundup

1. "Alaska Airlines issued an apology today for using the phrase “Meet our Eskimo” in a high-profile rebranding campaign this week."

2. "Son of maintenance worker gets perfect score on AP Calculus exam -- 1 of 12 in the world to do so"
Cedrick, the son of a Salvadoran maintenance worker and a Filipina nurse, had scored perfectly on his Advanced Placement Calculus exam. Of the 302,531 students to take the notoriously mind-crushing test, he was one of only 12 to earn every single point.
3. "a brick-built LEGO storyline set in the Star Wars universe. With fourteen separate scenes depicting the discovery of a crashed A-wing and its resurrection as a rather beautiful 'ugly' that incorporates an Imperial TIE fighter cockpit and New Republic E-wing engines."