12 Writing Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making (Mental Floss)

If you’ve ever abbreviated Wyoming to “WY, written the word “okay,” or added an “s” to “toward” — you are wrong. So wrong, according to the Associated Press. The AP Stylebook is widely regarded as the standard for journalists in many American newsrooms, but its rules aren’t always obvious. So get out your red pen and get ready. Mental Floss features a selection of the highly specific abbreviations, capitalizations, spellings and word choices that may cause you to edit your own usage.

Will Thomas ’03 Caribbean Adventure Race to Air on NBC World of Adventure Sports

Last month, Will thomas ’03 journeyed to the Caribbean island of Dominica as part of Team USA to compete in The Nature Island Challenge, a four-day adventure race that pitted four international teams of endurance athletes against each other “in a series of challenges including grueling trail hikes, cultural immersion activities, and photographic documentation of key milestones.”

“The gnarly jungle, monstrous mountains, brutal heat, and intense games of dominos” are just a few things you can look forward to seeing Will and teammates stagger though when the Challenge is aired on NBC’s World Of Adventure Sports this Saturday, June 8, at 4 p.m.