... the guys at my pub say that "all this global warming shit is fucking bullshit" and "if they want methane they can sniff my ass"
Thanks for demonstrating your superior intelligence and command of English. Please may I use your erudite comments in another forum? I'm sure they need wider exposure so that you get the exposure and accolades that you need.
A man can never have too many tools, just too few places to store them all.
Will there be any reception for mobile phones on many flights? After all the planes will be WAY above any towers. Or does this just mean that people will use their phones for games as they do now and calls when they get close to airports? serious question believe it or not
....then you've nothing to fear. Yeah Right
people with smartphones take responsibility for how THEY use them.
As a teacher with 35 years under his belt, I posit that men and women are different. In my - admittedly limited and anecdotal, and restricted to younger that 18yrs - experience there is a different communication mindset with girls compared to boys (women compared to men?) . I constantly see girls in groups of 8 or so with often one queen bee, and lots of conversation, whereas boys are generally in smaller groups and are quite happy to insult each other, throw a punch and grunt. Facebook emulates what I see in the yard with girls, Wiki-whatever emulates what I see in the yard with boys. Shoot me down if you feel the need to do so.
the ignorant cunt next to me isn't allowed to inflict his/her loud spoken conversation on me while I'm trying to sleep/tune out/read, then that's OK with me. As soon as they allow voice calls, air travel is well and truly fucked - much like going to a coffee shop in suburbia.
I don't live there, but looking at some of the photos, is deforestation potentially part of the problem? Honest question for which I expect to be flamed by some.... but there it is.
"Do you know how much carbon you guys produce next to China or India? A laughably small amount." But you don't have the full picture. A lot of the coal they use comes from us. So we may not actually burn it, but we sell it to burn - making us one of the highest per-capita carbon polluters on the planet.
WTF.... It may be possible who would want to live next to a 300m wall?
but probably bad news for the morons who like their photo taken with a dead marine top predator.
to see this, just look in any cafe. Several people around a table all checking their phones. Social interaction has definitely changed, in some ways for the worse. As for learning, other posters have mentioned engagement. The top students will not need to see "exciting" stuff to learn because they love learning and being challenged. The middle to low students will need to be entertained because that is what they are used to - TV, facebook, youtube, etc etc. Unfortunately this is the way of the new world. At the school where I work, the Phys Ed teachers tell me about children who have never climbed trees or chased/kicked a ball, and have terrible gross and fine motor skills - another symptom of technology not doing them a favour I suspect.
Another testament to one of the most amazing "machines" ever created. Hubble is a truly awesome telescope, and the pictures that come from it continue to amaze and astound us.