Best Of MetaFilter

Posts from May 2010

"Across my Administration, openly LGBT employees are serving at every level."

"You have a data trail, and that data trail has a signature to it. "

"My late (lovely) father died very young in a car accident never having traced his birth parents.... Long after he died, my youngest sister tracked down his birth mother"

You might enjoy this riveting tale: start, finish.

"[T]he cautionary tale of what happened to my sister... when, as a TA, she discovered one of her student's own acts of plagiarism."

A story about Blantyre, Malawi.

Feeling musical? Feeling nostalgic? Want an excuse to try something creative? Take on this month's Mefi Music Challenge: record the song that was #1 when you were born! Bonus discussion here.


Does the law of supply and demand apply to lawyers?

MeFi Book Club Book: Lolita. Chat date June 15th.

The 2nd Annual Metafilter Interactive Fiction Contest is happening this month. Get your Zork on!


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