The Bureau of Indian Affairs calls them that too. Shocking.
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Pregnant women, especially older pregnant women, are generally screened for potential fetal disabilities. And it's done early enough that the parents can choose to abort the pregnancy.
So you can stop with the OMG NAZIS handwaving.
Furthermore if they simply sold raw feeds of every single event they could make a TON of money from people picking and choosing what to watch.
No kidding. I love the Mountain Biking and BMX events, but they're never actually on television. Instead, it's three hours of Shot Put!
I stand corrected. My father worked at Kodak, and still had one of the Polaroid knockoffs when the lawsuit was settled; I could have sworn they were called Instamatics. My mistake.
So, after a lifetime of watching older members of the science and engineering community get outsourced, downsized, run ragged, and generally mistreated by their employers, young people don't want to sign up for the same thing?
Good for them. Maybe the kids today are smarter than we thought.
And mandate more open spaces for parks and recreation. Reduce the incentives for living in suburbia. For those who want to live in the wild, open spaces, that's fine. They're a small % of the population and their footprint will be negligible.
I live in an old house in a dense city neighborhood. One of my ex-coworkers was telling me he has no idea how I can live on such a tiny patch of land; he has a dozen acres with a pond.
I told him it's easy. I live near a park, which is much larger than a dozen acres, and also has a pond. I don't even have to mow the grass to enjoy it.
People will have to get a lot better at sharing when gas hits 10 bucks a gallon.
Those were called "Instamatics".
The red herrings and ignorance are rampant here today. So according to you, they can only carry "convenience foods", but not nutritional foods. And ignoring that, the majority of the poor live near grocery stores. The majority of the poor live in dense urban centers.
Dense urban centers don't generally have grocery stores. There are converted ice-cream trucks that distribute produce in Detroit, because there is a not a single supermarket chain that has seen fit to open a location in the entire city.
And bodegas carry convenience foods, because Twinkies stay edible a lot longer than fresh fruits and vegetables.
If this keeps up, they might even consider introducing innovations like "maintenance contracts" on their server systems, so you can replace a power supply on a three year old machine without scouring eBay for parts.
If only the company who commissioned this survey happened to sell a bunch of account and identity management tools.... Oh, they do? What luck!
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It's almost like shuttling weak students who are afraid of math and science into teacher training programs was a BAD idea.
(Disclaimer: I'm employed by a college with a tremendous population of education majors.)
"Cognitive skills are at a premium, and they are unevenly distributed."
So are physical skills. Which is why there are only a couple hundred guys in the world good enough at catching a football to do it for a living.
Life is unfair and uneven.
I sync Evolution with a Samsung Epix running Windows Mobile 6.5. Works fine, at least with the USB cable - I haven't tried Bluetooth.
I'm running Debian Squeeze.
Because, of course, all those baby boomers were completely uneducated.
Judging by what a complete goddamned nightmare they're handing off to my generation, I don't really find it difficult to believe.