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+ - What's on your keychain?

Submitted by kuhnto
kuhnto writes: I was playing with my key chain and started to wonder, "what does everyone on Slashdot have on their key chains?" What cool things do you have that you want to share? I'll start... Car key, Car alarm dongle, house key, Kingston USB Drive, AAA mirco flashlight, and a Swiss-tech Utili-key.

+ - Pull top can tab are now considered historic archeological artifacts-> 1

Submitted by kuhnto
kuhnto writes: A simple relic of 20th century life has taken on new meaning for archaeologists: The ring-tab beer can — first introduced 50 years ago — is now considered an historic-era artifact, a designation that bestows new significance on the old aluminum cans and their distinctive tabs that are still found across the country.
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Comment: I'm a Doctor to the Core (Score 2) 216

by kuhnto (#49440659) Attached to: Senate Draft of No Child Left Behind Act Draft Makes CS a 'Core' Subject
We should add "medical doctor" to the Core curriculum. This would be a great way to cut down on the ever increasing costs of medical care. Since everyone is now a doctor who can self diagnose their own issues and self prescribe their own cures, we will have successfully cut out a huge middleman in the medical industry. Thank god I thought of this. I am off now to tell congress of the plan going forward.

Comment: Re:If you pay them, they will come. (Score 1) 397

by kuhnto (#49381089) Attached to: Why America's Obsession With STEM Education Is Dangerous
I believe STEM degrees pay much more than other degrees, but unfortunately too many students in college today are delusional about the career paths they choose when they are 18, new to college, and partying all the time. They do not understand how their choices are going to affect them after graduation. I have tried to steer numerous people away from a psychology degree and into a STEM path, but they are too interested in their vision of helping some misunderstood child love their parents again. Everyone of the psychology graduates I know are employed in some mediocre job outside their field.

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