Sexual Selection is Physical and More →
Now I can read voicemail instead of listening to... →
Homework sucks: The case against homework →
Wasting Energy Should Be Shameful →
This guy is right - we need to make being wasteful an embarrassing thing. It reminds me of a sci-fi book where every one conserved and space explorers were shunned for wasting so much.
Luke: Owww - why’d you slice off my hand? Vader: There is something you must understand!
Thom: You're not working out, again?
Thom: Why not?
Andrew: Because they said if I hit my head again while it's still healing, there's an 80% chance I'll die.
U.S. stops breeding chimps for research |... →
This is big news - chimps are used for tons of lab research. On one hand I’m happy that fewer intelligent, feeling animals will be used for often painful research. On the other hand, I wonder what this means for medical progress - as I’m sure a great number of discoveries have stemmed from chimp research.
Walking days upon days Sizzling heat blurs the path ahead waves of energy rise up into the blue blue sky of sapphire
Steve Jobs and Bill Gates will talk with each... →
Being a good writer is 3% talent, 97% not being distracted by the Internet.– http://cyrusfarivar.com/blog/ haha, so true.
You’re curious and smart and bored and all you see is the choice between...– XKCD Right now I’m feeding my parents one thing about my life (studying hard) and doing another (involved a lot of extracurriculars). My reasoning is that they wouldn’t understand and that the truth would just make everyone’s lives harder. I’ll tell them when they’re...
Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.– Freud
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and...– Goethe
Jumpcut - My Maltese
2 Congressman Try to Live on $21 of Food for a... →
Good for them. I’ve stretched food before, but never this thin. I’ll be impressed if they can make it through the week.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.– Aristotle - Zen Habits
Never give a party if you will be the most interesting person there.– Mickey Friedman
That best portion of a good man’s life, His little, nameless, unremembered...– William Wordsworth
The Camera I'm Gonna Get
I’m super excited - 7.0 megapixel, with image stabilization and manual exposure. I can’t wait. Canon A570 IS
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal... →
1) Be Impeccable With Your Words 2) Don’t Take Anything Personally 3) Don’t Make Assumptions 4) Always Do Your Best
Perhaps members of the human species will not be prescient enough to survive, or...– Howard Gardner, Harvard Professor, author of Five Minds for the Future
Genes Take Charge, and Diets Fall by the Wayside -... →
Wow, that blows. Being fat isn’t really a matter of environment but one of genes. Looks like my leanness is just a good draw in the gene pool.Though I bet working out several hours a day has something to do with it.
"The Answer is NOT always C" →
My roomate and I talk all the time about there are dumb people at top-tier school, and what that means for all the other colleges in America. Here’s a perfect example.
There will be an advantage in this. I will find it or I will make it.– Ray Croc - founder of McDonalds - would say this every time he hit a setback.
The Most Inspiring Story I've Ever Read →
The 2-year journey of Shackleton and his crew from Antartica. Ridiculous.
I’ve seen no evidence of a god, so I’m not going to think about one.– James Watson - One of the greatest biologists that ever lived.
Just watched the movie - with Michael Douglas and Sean Penn. Impressive, thrilling. Great storyline and great acting. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Game_%28film%29
Friend 1: So here's my first prediction. Friend 2 is going to make some comment about me being a sissy for wearing this shin pads in under 10 minutes.
Me: Under 10 minutes? I bet under 5.
Friend 1 walks over to Friend 2:
Friend 2: Are you ready now that you have your labia protectors on?
Friend 1: I was wrong! 30 seconds!
Have you got the full attention of that that pumped up, muscled, toned-out Asian...
Bring your win or die trying, tenacious, fast, bad ass, relaxed, toughest guy in...– Al the lightweight crew coach
How to have a good life.
Realize this is your one shot at everything you ever want to accomplish, experience and become. Think what you want MOST. Start moving towards the things listed in (2), immediately. Look for resources to help with (3) Continually reconsider (1) and (2)
It’s really sad to see two friends get pulled apart by a girl. Sigh. Females, so alluring, yet so dangerous…
The First Annual Bill Walsh Leadership Award
Is it bad to nominate yourself for an award? Even if you think you deserve it?