July 21, 2010
Crewmate casualties in the original Star Trek series, by uniform color: Red: 43 // Blue: 5 // Yellow: 6 // Engineering Smock: 4
"Innumeracy must affect, like, a kajillion people."
"We cannot sense a belief or desire in another person's head the way we smell oranges."
--Steven Pinker, "How The Mind Works"
"Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a good carpenter to build one."
When I was a kid, I had this awesome windup rubber tire toy; it had an offcentered weight and bounced like crazy, and overall had this great, highly appealing kinetic feel. Any idea where to get information on it, or where to replace it?
http://www.esquire.com/the-side/feature/dead-sites-web-1-0?click%E2%80%A6 - the Web 1.0 graveyard. I really miss Suck.com.
[about fake online dating scammers] "'Cause of all your cyberstalking... you KNEW I really was that good" "Oh honey- scammers don't pretend to be 30-something programmers working from home in an apartment in their aunt and uncle's house."