When asked if the incident could be any more...Austrailian, Chief Inspector Yahoo Serious replied "You bet your wallaby."
I like the accompanying photo! "A hipster is someone who goes outside. Everyone else stays inside, writing on the internet about how much they hate hipsters."
Sad About Stuff didn't really ask a question, save for one that was rhetorical. Polly responds with validating language, which is cool and nice of course but it's not much of an advice column without the Q&A!
Also see: No Maps for These Territories for 90 minutes of footage of Gibson talking from the backseat of a car.
I would like to add that the universe it not something you exist in, but are a part of. Though life and consciousness are just relatively small-scale epiphenomena, they are not unimportant! Enjoy the little corner of creation that you have the opportunity to observe.
1+ concealed firearms and bus fare?
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?