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Glass Half Empty. What if a glass of water was, all of a sudden, literally half empty?

Glass Half Empty

—Vittorio Iacovella The pessimist is probably more right about how it turns out than the optimist. When people say “glass half empty”, they usually mean something like a glass containing equal parts water and air: Traditionally, the optimist sees the glass as half full while the pessimist sees it as half empty. This has spawned a zillion joke variants—e.g., the engineer sees a glass that’s twice as big as it needs to be, the surrealist sees a giraffe eating a necktie, etc. But what if the empty half of the glass were actually empty—a vacuum? The vacuum would definitely not last long. For our scenario, we’ll imagine three different half-empty glasses, and follow what happens to them microsecond by microsecond. In the middle is the traditional air/water glass.

We’ll imagine the vacuums appear at time t=0. For the first handful of microseconds, nothing happens. When the bottle is struck, it’s pushed suddenly downward. 7 Training Ideas That Changed My Running Forever. By Jason Fitzgerald (via) Over the last 13 years of competitive running in high school, college, and beyond, I’ve picked up certain training strategies that I’ve incorporated into my current training.

7 Training Ideas That Changed My Running Forever

Some of these training principles are well-known while others are less common. Many of us know that we should do a long run every week but we don’t do it. Most of recognize that we should do some core and strength exercises every week, but a lot of us don’t. I don’t want you to read this article, say “that’s nice,” and go back to your game of Angry Birds.

After you read this, I want you to make ONE positive change in your training. In typical Strength Running fashion, this post is long but packed with as much tactical information as I can provide. Tying Your Shoes. During your next race, take time to observe how most runners do not tie their running shoes correctly.

Tying Your Shoes

This will cost valuable time; in a marathon this can be as much five to 10 minutes, or even more, depending on your overall time. Most people tie their shoes in the same manner they were taught as a child. This practice is fine for normal footwear, but tying running shoes like this will lead to early fatigue, thereby adversely affecting your time. This is because the normal method of tying shoes partially restricts blood flow to the feet. To illustrate the point, take a look at the back of your hand. Hack your fitness.

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There Are Human Remains in the Haunted Mansion The Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland is one of the scariest places in the park, but not for the reasons you’d expect. In his 1994 book Mouse Tales , former Disney employee David Koenig tells the story of a tourist group that requested a little extra time on the ride so they could hold a quick memorial for a 7-year-old boy. Disney gave the family permission, but it turns out, the memorial was only half their plan. When the mourners were spotted sprinkling a powdery substance off their “doom buggies,” the Haunted Mansion was quickly shut down until all the remains could be cleaned up.

This wasn’t an isolated incident. 2. Each night at Disneyland, after the sunburned families and exhausted cast members have made their way home, the park fills up again—this time, with hundreds of feral cats. Park officials love the felines because they help control the mouse population. Today, there are plenty of benefits to being a Disney-employed mouser. Strategies for Writing a Conclusion. - StumbleUpon. StumbleUpon. This isnt happiness™ (Things My Father didn't Teach Me, How to tie a Tie)&& - StumbleUpon. Your source of daily updated funny pictures and gifs. - StumbleUpon.