“I feel a little bad for the plastic skeletons I trained on.”— Roni Zeiger, Google product manager, referring to the search giant’s professional-grade 3-D anatomical tours. — @dcdenison, The Boston Globe
“For several days after the president’s visit, students who had shaken Obama’s hand transmitted the experience by pumping the hands of those that didn’t, including students in the lower academy that serves grades 6 to 9.”—From a Boston Globe editorial citing Globe columnist Lawrence Harmon reporting on President Obama’s visit earlier this month to TechBoston Academy.
JewishBoston.com is offering its first do-it-yourself Seder kit. Free to Boston-area residents, ages 18 to 40, who sign up by April 8, ‘Seder in a Box' includes: a Seder plate, a basic Haggadah, a leader's guide, recipes, a shopping list, instructions for setting the table, and a matzo cover. Oh, and some green plastic frogs, representing one of the 10 plagues.
“It’s a great place to work. When people come in here, they need something simple. They don’t need a kidney or a divorce. They just need a paper clip. And I have it.”—Carolyn Roosevelt, an employee of Bob Slate stationery stores in Cambridge. The landmark business is closing after almost 80 years of supplying what were once the fundamentals of correspondence. - Boston Globe
“To the murderer in this courtroom, as I’ve said in the past, this verdict is not justice, but I can only hope that justice will find you soon.”—David Cates, husband of Kimberly Cates and father of Jaimie Cates. Quote from the sentencing today of Christopher Gribble, the 21-year-old man who killed Kimberly Cates and maimed her daughter in a horrific home invasion in a small New Hampshire town in 2009.
“The global apparel industry is a global sweatshop, and that has to do with cutthroat competition.”—Robert J.S. Ross, a professor of sociology at Clark University and author of “Slaves to Fashion: Poverty and Abuse in the New Sweatshops,” says poor conditions still exist for garment workers around the globe. From an interview by @GlobeMuther, The Boston Globe.