Daily Briefing: March 17

The stat, the quote and the read, you need to start your day off right.


People all over the world are learning more about Ukraine. The number of people using Duolingo to learn Ukrainian has increased 485% since the war began, according to last Monday's statistics. In Poland, which has taken in almost 2 million refugees from the conflict, Ukrainian students have increased by more than 1,800%.


“At the end of the day, they appreciate a good pizza.”

Even as a flood of Western businesses has pulled out, the Colorado native Christopher Wynne, who runs the franchise agreements for 190 Papa John's restaurants in Russia, told the NYT why he's staying put. He said his attention is on keeping his workers, franchisees, and consumers happy rather than politics.


Jerry Cans: The true secret weapon of WWII. (Calum)

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