Casimir Pulaski Day

The trending Twitter topics in Boston generally seem to be some variation of:

Goodnight
Goodmorning
Sleep
Wake
Late
Early
Hours
Bed
Tired
Coffee

NBA Finals-related topics trended in Boston through August because of a Twitter bug. Either this is a bug too, or Bostonians are oddly obsessed with sleep (and lack thereof).


According to a study by The Wall Street Journal, a typical Major League Baseball game contains only about 14 minutes of action, compared to roughly 88 minutes of players standing around.

A similar study found that the average amount of time a football is in play during an NFL game is about 11 minutes.

Soccer may be boring, but comparatively, it's action-packed.


What's black and silver and dead all over?


Al Davis (October 10, 2010)

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