• Today is Maundy Thursday -- Maundy is from the old French mandé -- which is from the Latin mandatum -- the first word of the Latin translation of John 13:34 -- "Mandatum novum do vobis..." -- "A new command (mandate) I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another."
To illustrate his point Jesus washed the feet of his disciples.
• Americans must become multilingual -- Link
• Eerie blue LEDs in truck cabs and truck stops could be the key to reducing accidents caused by drowsy drivers, say US researchers. They say bathing night drivers in the right light can increase their alertness by resetting their body clocks. -- Link
• At least 60% of people who have mortgage loans through the Northern Marianas government are in default and face foreclosing on their homes, the Marianas Variety reports. -- Link