kurt vonnegut gave his books grades
Half got A’s. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurt_Vonnegut#Self-assessment
“Twitter is not a triumph of tech,” [founder Biz] Stone said during his acceptance speech. “It is a triumph of humanity.” http://www.thewrap.com/media/column-post/biz-stone-twitter-triumph-humanity-18244
martin likens my interlocutor to bowser
martin: i want you to picture that when you talk to her and you’re mario! or toad. you’re more of a toad to me me: hahahaha martin: *toad character
bad names dept
“Kant is an executive vice president at Rapiscan, which makes such machines, and we’re standing in a room in Rapiscan’s offices in Arlington, Va., just over the Potomac from Washington. He is demonstrating for me—nothing to be afraid of, he says, without saying so—the Rapiscan Secure 1000, in use in about 70 U.S. airports.” http://www.slate.com/id/2275721/
quote from an interview i just did
“He got married, his wife and himself inherited a farm, and he thought maybe digital media isn’t as much fun as chilling out on a farm and doing some different things.”
trying to replace the word 'retarded'
Main Entry: retarded Part of Speech: adjective Definition: limited Synonyms: backward, birdbrained, defective, dim, dim-witted, dopey, dull, dumbbell, dumbo, dumdum, dummy, exceptional, feeble-minded, gorked, half-witted, held back, imbecile, lamebrained, mentally defective, moronic, numbskull, opaque, pinhead, retardo, sappy, simple, simple-minded, slow, slow-witted, stupid, subnormal,...
how wikipedia makes things sound scarier than they...
how much of human height is genetic and how much...
This question can be rephrased as: “How much variation (difference between individuals) in height is attributable to genetic effects and how much to nutritional effects?” The short answer to this question is that about 60 to 80 percent of the difference in height between individuals is determined by genetic factors, whereas 20 to 40 percent can be attributed to environmental effects,...