Every time I start up my PC, crowds of people gather to scream and cheer and demand my autograph. It's a huge problem.
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We the Government of the corporations, by the corporations, for the corporations, will not allow the democratic process to interfere with the rights of business to dictate monopolistic and oligopolistic solutions to citize
In particular, you have no right to competition nor to form any "more perfect union" that reeks of socialism or even just consumers rights.
Business must be allowed perfect freedom. All other freedoms are coincidental.
As an American, I wonder... how do you do Christmas in warm weather? Or do you just do Christmas in July?
Couldn't we just get some mad scientists to invent something to rotate the Earth 180 degrees? Or if they're really mad, 360 degrees.
A: yes, we do Christmas in July (well, some of us do)
B: we put fake frost on shop windows, sing songs about sleighs and reindeer, and wear shorts and T-shirts and go to the beach and get sunburnt. I am not used to your wintry Christmas, so I have nothing to miss.
C: the world has already been rotated 360 degrees by mad scientists - didn't you get the email?
D: how do you do July 4th in warm weather? July is cold, and when we used to have "cracker night" (24 May - so one week short of winter) we would wrap up, sit around a bonfire in the street, and let off "bungers" (large, noisy, unsafe exlosive fireworks). Definitely a cold weather thing.
I mean, yes, it's true. And yes, it's interesting. But
Yeah, not really. In Australia I have known for decades that we have a great opportunity for our telescopes because we see portions of the sky that are out of sight for all you Northern Hemisphereans. Hardly news. That is also why bases in Australia are very useful during space flights, when the capsules or whatever go out of range for the Nrothern Hemisphere.
Oh, and it's summer here - a balmy 25 degree Celsius (=77 degrees F). And I live three minutes walk from the beach
Workers On Autism Spectrum...
Everyone is on the autism spectrum. That's why they call it a spectrum.
Alternative post: No thanks, I'll wait for the Autism Amiga.
They call it a spectrum because autistic people vary quite a lot from each other - not because "everyone is on the spectrum". Not everyone is tall, even though everyone has a height. Not everyone is smart, even though everyone has an IQ. Not everyone is autistic, even though everyone can get an AQ ("autism spectrum quotient") test score greater than zero.
Blame America For Everything You Hate About "Internet Culture"
This Simple Trick For Blaming America Will Change Your Life!
You Won't Believe What America Did Next
Pedant that I am, I note that 2 of those 3 headlines are not imperatives.
Or because I can't talk to humans (or the humans won't talk back).
I assumed "automating basic jobs..." was the option for those looking for sexbots, although several others could be viewed that way ("Cure my ills"?)
I can't tell Facebook vs a scam... both ask for personal information, promise a fantastic experience that is never delivered, and sell my personal information for a profit...
I can see why people struggle to differentiate the two.
Any commercially greedy social medium is indistinguishable from malware.
While I totally agree with the one-line bullshit, I'd just like to point out, that in fact, you can't collapse the linux kernel into a one-line statement this way; Parts of the code is using macros and they will fail if you put them on the same line.
That's a one liner!
Short men tend to get married later but stay married longer.
I really shouldn't skip words:
"Short men tend to get
PS: it hasn't worked for me so far. I'm still very short.
I thought a delaware might be a metric unit for measuring area: like a hectare, only a bit larger.
Actually, there is strong evidence that the Native Americans discovered America.
No. Their ancestors did. The Asian people who first discovered North America were not, by definition, native to America - they were native Asians. Their descendants were native Americans, but by then, North America had already been discovered.
Really they should just take a leaf from Ubuntu, and tell everyone that they have replaced Windows Bellowing Ballmer with Windows Nifty Nadella.
I have never seen a man in the moon - but I can detect a rabbit. And so did the CHinese: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...