Off topic: Loneliness, expert check-splitting, unusual jobs, flying pigs or whatever, what drivers think

Happy Monday, here’s a piece on loneliness. An engineer, mathematician, physicist and computer scientist walk into a restaurant … and discuss splitting the check. McSweeneys’ interviews with a safe cracker, cheese sculptor and other people who have interesting or unusual jobs. When pigs fly, fish climb trees and other expressions for highly improbable, mapped. “We forget that other drivers are people too” — a look at the psychology around bad driving.


Photo of waitress from Palo Alto Daily News archives


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