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Comment Re:Well they are both rectangular (Score 1) 696

A lot of "American" beers are no longer precisely American.

Anheiser-Busch / InBev was formed in 2009 when Belgian/Brazillian InBev merged with Anehiser-Busch. The merged corp. is based in Belgium, and they own over 200 brands worldwide, including Budweiser and Michelob, along with a couple of labels that I thought were/still are Microbrews (such as Goose Island).

Comment Re:...PROFIT!! (Score 5, Insightful) 221

1. Realise no scripts exist for problem
    1,1 Realize that someone writing a thesis on Nicaraguan politics may not know how to program
    1.2 Begin learning to program
    1.3 Spend more time learning to program
2. Write scripts
    2.1 Divert time from PhD thesis to write scripts
    2.2 Spend more time (diverted from PhD program) learning to program sufficiently to write workable scripts to solve stated issue
3. Release scripts as open source
    3.1 Fail to complete PhD thesis in time due to time spent programming

Comment Re:Passing on Viruses (Score 1) 396

There's always one of those uber prepared 'I'll lead you out of this' guys in every zombie movie.

Doesn't he usually get killed at the last moment, either because he valiantly sacrifices himself so the hero & heroine can get to safety -- or he lets his guard down just once and the zombies bust out through the wall and go *MUNCH!!* ?

To do two things at once is to do neither. -- Publilius Syrus