“While we’re clucking over the college admissions bribery scandal, those of us with children too young to worry about higher education gaze up from our smartphones and remind our tweens and teens that schoolwork’s due Friday and to pack their uniform for practice. What’s wrong with that?” (Nothing, as long as you can keep it up forever. If not, a lot.) USA Today on a poll that shows parents are killing kids’ life skills. (Full disclosure: My mom forwarded me this link.)

+ BBC: Viral cat videos and the man who watches thousands of them. (Yeah, like there’s only one dude who does this…)