1. With Chelsea Manning tangentially related to some of last week's news, there were some folks confused about how to refer to her. Media Matters has a comprehensive guide with examples.
2. Silvana has some great hockey romance recommendations if playoff season has you jonesing for more hockey.
3. I grew up in DC and have always thought water was boring at best. I went to a retreat with church where the water was so coppery it tasted like someone had stuck pennies in the glass. Living in a tall building I now get to see the cloudy water phenomenon up close. And the use of chloramine makes me itchy every year. But this "Shark Tank" contestant explained how different city water treatment systems, including DC's require different filtration, aka that's why the one siz fits all filter doesn't change things dramatically.