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Bill Nye told Rutgers grads about climate change, but I loved his bits of life advice the most.

Bill Nye did what he does best: laid down the truth about climate change and made a few jokes.

Bill Nye told Rutgers grads about climate change, but I loved his bits of life advice the most.

Bill Nye delivered the 2015 commencement speech at Rutgers University on May 17 and it was just as awesome as you'd hope.

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He talked a lot about climate change, as you might expect.

Not only is he Bill Nye "the Science Guy," he's also Mr. Positive. He has confidence that the current graduates can take on climate change — and triumph.

And he touched on racism.

You can enjoy a more nuanced explanation of his thoughts on the nature of race here.

But perhaps some of the best parts were Bill Nye's words of life wisdom.

The kind of advice we should always keep in the backs of our minds, like this:


And this:


Plus, there were good reminders, about the the importance of common sense:


Good stuff, right? You can listen to the whole speech here. (Sorry about the shaky video. We'll embed a more stable version as soon as one becomes available.)

When the COVID-19 pandemic socially distanced the world and pushed off the 2020 Olympics, we knew the games weren't going to be the same. The fact that they're even happening this year is a miracle, but without spectators and the usual hustle and bustle surrounding the events, it definitely feels different.

But it's not just the games themselves that have changed. The coverage of the Olympics has changed as well, including the unexpected addition of un-expert, uncensored commentary from comedian Kevin Hart and rapper Snoop Dogg on NBC's Peacock.

In the topsy-turvy world we're currently living in, it's both a refreshing and hilarious addition to the Olympic lineup.

Just watch this clip of them narrating an equestrian event. (Language warning if you've got kiddos nearby. The first video is bleeped, but the others aren't.)

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