“THE BOTTOM LINE IS, IF YOU’RE NOT THE ONE CONTROLLING YOUR LEARNING, YOU’RE NOT GOING TO LEARN AS WELL.”
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I read "How Stella got her Grove Back". In hardcover.
Top administration officials say that President Obama feels as strongly about this fight as he has about anything in his presidency. He believes that he will be handing his successor a fatally weakened office, and handing the American people an unacceptable risk of future financial crises, if he breaks, or even bends, in the face of Republican demands.
In the comments section of the piece I did not write, the following sentiment would have been echoed dozens of times over: "What the f--- do you know because you f---ed up Lost?!?" How do I know this? Well, for starters, my Twitter feed was pretty much a unanimous run of, "Did you see that, Lindelof? That's how you end a show."
When the media coverage seeks down-the-middle neutrality despite one party's outlandish conduct, there are no political consequences for their actions.
I don’t know how to answer. It’s not a question of how much I make. It’s how much income my program generates. It’s just like tuna fish on toast — if I owned a luncheonette and somebody who worked really hard for me saw at the end of the day my profit from making a tuna fish on toast was $1.50, they would want half the profits from that tuna fish sandwich.
Does that look like a country that “fucking loves science,” to you? That looks like a country that kind of likes pretty space pictures and fluorescent brains, but doesn’t actually give two shits about scientists or about the process of science.
It turns out that when two people have to argue with each other all the time in order to get anywhere with their careers, they sometimes stop liking each other.
I’m very excited about this too. I’m skinny, and would love to find a way to monetize my feces.
So when people ask me what was the difference between a long-duration spaceflight and a short-duration spaceflight, I have a quantifiable answer: a half-cheeseburger and a half-beer!
the economist Marie Connolly found that on days when the temperature rose above ninety degrees, the negative impact on happiness levels was greater than the consequences of being widowed or divorced
Second, I think of the wise words of Ed Koch: "Have you ever lived in the suburbs? It's sterile. It's nothing. It's wasting your life."
On the hiring side, we found that brainteasers are a complete waste of time. How many golf balls can you fit into an airplane? How many gas stations in Manhattan? A complete waste of time. They don’t predict anything. They serve primarily to make the interviewer feel smart.