Suicides in East Asia tend to be "spur of the moment" type things, while Westerners will make more elaborate preparations and devote more thought to it. "Resisting immediate impulses" is not a universal description in this case.
This advice is relevant me, if you replace 'private jet' with 'Greyhound bus'.
Fundamental-ish particles have all sorts of properties, including "strangeness" and "charm" and "flavour". The language is fanciful, but the terms a really just shorthand for the mathematical relationships we describe them with.
In a way, "inertia/mass" is now shorthand for "strength of coupling to the Higgs field", though it is a physical concept that our senses have some access to.
We already have a turtle senator, why not a dolphin?
@Gef the Talking Mongoose He no longer works on such things, but I sent him the brick-throwing video and he replied "That is so totally cool. And scary."
A good way to distribute keys for warez?
@Lockheed Ventura ...and the First Law of Robotics.
My boss helped create Big Dog. We show the video of someone kicking the 'bot to our students and there is always a collective empathetic trill that goes up from the lecture hall.
Big Dog is designed to carry heavy Army stuff in wars, but maybe someday Big Dog will help carry Grandma's groceries?
The book cover looks like the cover to Vulgar Display of Power.
On White Conservatives On Supreme Court Wondering Whether We Need Laws That Allow Black People To Vote For Democrats
@stuffisthings Thomas will give you a shit sandwich, too, but on rye instead of whole wheat!