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Educational diversity and the Supreme Court, and more

Eight of the nine current Supreme Court justices attended either Yale or Harvard.

Educational diversity and the Supreme CourtEight of the nine current Supreme Court justices attended either Yale or Harvard. Only Justice John Paul Stevens (University of Chicago, Northwestern Law) was educated outside the Northeastern Ivy League. Nominee Sonia Sotomayor went to Princeton and Yale Law. The Washington Post

"Friends with benefits"About 60 percent of college students have a relationship they describe as “friends with benefits,” according to a new study by Michigan State University.Men’s Health

Bob Woodward to tackle the Obama administrationAuthor and investigative reporter Bob Woodward is now working on a book on the early days of the Obama administration. The White House says it’s not worried, but recently issued a directive to staffers to clear all interview requests with the press office.The New Republic

Teen text messaging doublesAmerican teenagers sent and received an average of 2,272 text messages per month in the fourth quarter of 2008, according to the Nielsen Company. Teen texts reached nearly 80 per day, more than double the average of a year earlier.The New York Times The end of the smiley photo?Arkansas, Indiana, Nevada, and Virginia do not allow drivers to smile for their license photos, and more states are expected to follow suit. That’s because the states use facial recognition software that has difficulty matching smiley photos with other pictures of the same person.USA Today

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