Off topic: Viral maps, Pennsylvania and California talk, racehorses, cartoon PSAs

The attack of the viral maps — which can sometimes be misleading. (“Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a viral Excel sheet.”) Let’s talk talk: Pennsylvania dialects, and California accents. Ahead of the Kentucky Derby, a look at why thoroughbreds are so fast. And a roundup of McGruff, Captain Planet and others doling out life lessons in cartoon PSAs.


Photo: Exercise rider William Delgado takes Kentucky Derby entrant California Chrome for a morning workout at Churchill Downs Thursday, May 1, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (Morry Gash/Associated Press)


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