Friday, December 21, 2012

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

What drives suicidal mass killers

"In fact, we should think of many rampage shooters as nonideological suicide terrorists. In some cases, they claim to be fighting for a cause — neo-Nazism, eugenics, masculine supremacy or an antigovernment revolution — but, as with suicide terrorists, their actions usually stem from something much deeper and more personal."

An opportunistic pathogen isolated from the gut of an obese human causes obesity in germfree mice

2 billion pixel photo of mt everest

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Dylan Conlin shared an answer on Quora with you

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Dylan said: Javascript Learning Resources

Answer by Feross Aboukhadijeh to What are the best resources for learning JavaScript?

 
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Sounding Smart

instead of saying, "here's an example of what I mean"

say...

"here's an instantiation of what i mean."

boom.

smartness.

be prepared for wtfs and pushback, especially the dreaded "if you meant to say "example", why didn't you just say "example?""

To which you respond, "Obviously, I was only trying to Sound Smart"