What We’re Reading June 28, 2013

Results are in from the National Concrete Canoe Competition. “It’s not easy making the unsinkable out of the unthinkable.”

The Time you have (in Jelly Beans): Ze Frank shows how we use our 28,835 days, if you’re an average American, using 28,835 jelly beans.

Laughing out loud, lots of love or little old lady? The Oxford English Dictionary looks at some slang that’s older than you might think.

Revealed at last – the real reason Popeye eats Spinach. Now will someone please explain Eugene the Jeep?

This is yet another in a series of posts about what we’re reading at Whole Earth: stories about the environment, ecology, travel, outdoor living, ideas, art, writing, history, science, and creativity, and the people who make it happen. Have a suggestion? Please leave us a comment so we can add it to our reading list.