things that go dib dib in the night!

via felisdemens:

Crewmate casualties in the original Star Trek series, by uniform color: Red: 43 // Blue: 5 // Yellow: 6 // Engineering Smock: 4
Wired "Datastream"

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.
Sam Rayburn

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? - the Web 1.0 graveyard. I really miss
[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."