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Submission + - Ruby 'compiler' in Common Lisp (imagine27.com)

An anonymous reader writes: The implementers of existing Ruby VMs have gone the way of C, C++ and Java.
There is another possibility. Why not implement Ruby in Common Lisp ?

Submission + - SPAM: The Real Life Game for Introverts

rinkjustice writes: "Rejection Therapy is a real life game with one rule: to be rejected by someone every single day, for 30 days consecutive. It's designed to help introverts and those with social anxiety disorders get out of their comfort zone more. There are even suggestion cards available for "rejection attempts" (although they are not essential to the game)."
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Submission + - Real price of each pack of cigarettes is $149 (medicaldaily.com) 1

markmark57 writes: Researchers from the Polytechnic University of Cartagena (UPCT) estimate that each pack of cigarettes really costs €107 for men and €75 for women, when premature death is taken into account. These figures confirm previous studies, and are of key importance in the cost-benefit analysis of smoking-prevention policies.

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