3. Another gem from the Good Men Project: 25 Things I'd Like My Son to Know.
4. I'm filling out my absentee voter request form and sending it in right now. Have you got everything in order to vote in the upcoming election? These things have a way a sneaking up on you. Get it done.
5. How did I live on earth for 24.5 years and not know about the blanket octopus. You guys. BLANKET OCTOPUS.