I ride the rain to work. I live out in the suburbs. The station is just over a mile from my house...and it takes about an hour total from closing my house door to stepping inside the office. Public transit only works depending upon location. Light rail and Express buses are great for suburbs...but they need to be near enough to subdivisions to be worthwhile. Businesses also need to be located close to each other in business parks so that transit options could handle multiple employees. Having businesses out by themselves means there will never be mass transit options for them. As for me, it is "free" only because my employer pays the cost for a pass for all employees.
Well, to be fair, 400 is not the gross profit. There are also engineering costs (product design and engineering), packaging, transportation, and overhead costs (administration). Your point still stands that Apple does have a much higher profit margin than the various Android handset manufacturers.
I am ok with WoW due to its influence and sheer power as an MMO. However, I realize most nerds avoid sports games like the plague...but why not Madden Football? The game is iconic, well-received, and has a huge following since its first release in the early 90s.
This. We do similar things today but without the death part. Go watch MMA, boxing, or American football.
Does that apply to your Ubuntu/Mint/Caldera....(add your fav distro here) as well?
Did you really just mention Caldera?
I guess the Sixth Dynasty of Old Kingdom Egypt didn't notice they got washed away, and went on building their pyramids like nothing had happened.
No, they just hopped on top of the pyramids and waited for the water to subside. As for Sargon...why does everyone think only Noah has the ability to build a boat? I am quite humans were crossing the water in ancient times...and they certainly were not swimming across.
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I'm just glad we were spared the bad hangover after it...
we should offer high speed rail service to rural Wyoming
Then again...that would sure speed up getting tourists to Yellowstone.
The average football fan is not an NFL player.
Although they act like they should be one...
Good point, poor choice of wording on my part. I meant more that there are parents who do not feel STEM subjects worth encouraging their daughters with even if they show interest. I have noticed the toys given to young girls does not sway them one way or the other.
Amusing and ill-informed. I am a father of all daughters. They play with dolls and are doing just fine with Math and assembling computers. They can also dress up like princesses while learning astronomy (I spent an hour with a 5 year old dressed up like Princess Elsa while studying constellations through a telescope just last week). It's not the toys...it's the example. Far too many parents of girls don't push them to learn STEM subjects thinking there is no need for it.
I would be ok with removing all tax exempt statuses from churches as long as charity work was deductible for them. We could then see which churches really do put their money where their mouth is in charitable work and donations. It would also encourage any religions which don't put much effort in helping the poor to change that behavior rather quickly.
The front yard sort are annoying, as those chickens get on the road occasionally....
So you are also prepared to answer why they cross the road?
The days of people buying new computers every two years are over, except for a few. The whole operating system paradigm has shifted so much that trying to rely on people constantly upgrading it just doesn't work any more.
That's not true. They just make you upgrade your hardware every 2 years instead of software (phones, tablets, etc.).