Ozarque has a fantastic series on braille reading and reading cognition, as well as a link to this braille primer (also note the braille technology page)
Anne Zook has decoded some policy labels for us.
Orac has been monitoring a creationist med student (I'm nervous. Are you nervous?) and finds both intense inanity and creative non-sequitur.
Because Reality and Satire aren't that far apart, particularly where advertising is involved, two stories from the NYtimes: professional satirist stymied trying to outdo college admissions officers and ads on sheep. Yes, sheep.
Because Carnivals are Fun!
Seriously, the Tangled Bank in the form of a Star Wars intro is pretty fun, which highlighting, perhaps unintentionally, the somewhat embattled state of science in our society. When you've got Prize-winning Intelligent Design Science Fair projects, you know you've got trouble.