6 Things Everyone Knows About Women (That Aren't True) We previously pointed out how some crude, absurd gender stereotypes are in fact proven true by science. But, in the interest of not letting 60s sitcoms have the last word on the differences between men and women, we should point out how many things "everyone knows" about women just plain aren't true, according to science. Like... Women Aren't As Aggressive Remember that nursery rhyme about what little girls and little boys are made of? Plato's "The Allegory of the Cave" "In fact, you get pretty good at understanding how the patterns in the show work, and everyone else chained up is like, 'Holy shit bro, how did you know that that tree was going to fall on that guy?' and you're like, 'It's because I fucking pay attention and I'm smart as shit.' You're the smartest of the chained, and they all revere you."
Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or Bing to search for sites where you can learn new skills Jim Morrison records an anti-drug statement When the Do It Now representative finally arrived with his tape recorder to produce the 60-second spot, Jim found himself a great seat and graciously offered the rep the one on the other side of his corner desk. He appeared eager to please. "Okay, now, what we want you to say," the rep nervously started, "is 'This is Jim Morrison from the Doors,' and then just, ummm, in your own words, tell them speed kills."
35 Life Hacks! Free Perks, Snarky Tricks and More « Wonderment Blog 9GAG's infographic teaches us all sorts of conveniences and short cuts to daily life, urawaza style. Some aren't complete revelations (the first hanger trick below), but others are pretty cool (if they work!). A few I wouldn't mind trying: free wifi at the airportice cold drink in 3 minutes flatgo straight to your floor in an elevator Amphetamine movies This is the best anti speed movie I've seen. Intense, exciting and nail biting. It is not an annoying "Drugs are bad, okay?" film but rather something you can enjoy, and learn from, even if you like meth.
Gallup's List of Most Widely Admired People of the 20th Century Gallup’s most admired man and woman poll is an annual poll that Gallup has conducted at the end of virtually every single year since 1948. Americans are asked, without prompting, to say what man and woman "living today in any part of the world, do [they] admire most?" The result is published as a top ten list. AFI's 100 Years...100 Laughs Part of the AFI 100 Years… series, AFI's 100 Years…100 Laughs is a list of the top 100 funniest movies in American cinema. A wide variety of comedies were nominated for the distinction that included slapstick comedy, action comedy, screwball comedy, romantic comedy, satire, black comedy, musical comedy, comedy of manners and comedy of errors. The list was unveiled by the American Film Institute on June 13, 2000. The list Criteria Feature-Length Fiction Film: The film must be in narrative format typically over 60 minutes long.American Film: The film must be in the English language with significant creative and/or financial production elements from the United States.Funny: Regardless of genre, the total comedic impact of a film’s elements that creates an experience greater than the sum of the smiles.Legacy: Laughs that echo across time, enriching America’s film heritage and inspiring artists and audiences today.
Cartesian linguistics The term Cartesian linguistics was coined with the publication of Cartesian Linguistics: A Chapter in the History of Rationalist Thought (1966), a book on linguistics by Noam Chomsky, written with the purpose of deepening "our understanding of the nature of language and the mental processes and structures that underlie its use and acquisition" (ix). Chomsky wished to shed light on these underlying structures of the human language, and subsequently whether one can infer the nature of an organism from its language (x). Cartesian linguistics refers to a form of linguistics developed during the time of René Descartes, a prominent 17th century philosopher whose ideas continue to influence modern philosophy. In Cartesian Linguistics, Chomsky traces the development of linguistic theory from Descartes to Wilhelm von Humboldt, that is, from the period of the Enlightenment directly up to Romanticism (59). Chomsky's book received mostly unfavorable reviews.
Universal grammar Universal grammar (UG) is a theory in linguistics, usually credited to Noam Chomsky, proposing that the ability to learn grammar is hard-wired into the brain. The theory suggests that linguistic ability manifests itself without being taught (see the poverty of the stimulus argument), and that there are properties that all natural human languages share. It is a matter of observation and experimentation to determine precisely what abilities are innate and what properties are shared by all languages. Argument
How The Teams Are Shaping Up ... Like, <i>Really</i> Shaping Up SAN DIEGO, CA : Livan Hernandez #61 of the Washington Nationals is knocked on his back after making the catch on a line-drive hit by Chris Denorfia #13 of the San Diego Padres during the third inning. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images) On Monday, the excellent Big League Stew posted a screen capture of Todd Coffey in a Washington Nationals throwback uniform. David Brown took the high road, focusing on the fact that Coffey was wearing floods. It must have taken great restraint -- it was a teasing, funny post, and it confronted the Capri pants head on, but it never mentioned the obvious fact that Todd Coffey is shaped like a half-and-half carton.
Judge drops marijuana charge against Saginaw doctor who still faces 32 other drug charges Alicia Dale | The Bay City TimesU.S. Marshalls escort Ruth A. Buck out of the Federal Court Building, 1000 Washington Ave, after a bond hearing in April. BAY CITY — The attorney for a Saginaw doctor facing federal drug charges has asked a judge to release his client pending trial. Ruth A. Buck currently is being held without bond as she awaits an Aug. 2 trial before U.S.
Why did gasoline prices spike in Michigan? Everybody’s got a theory why gasoline prices shot up. “I think gas prices are up because we’re getting our gas from the wrong place. We need to get gas from Alaska.” Snyder: Fire ineffective teachers after two years of poor performance This story has been updated. Gov. Rick Snyder proposed sweeping changes to numerous areas of Michigan’s education system Wednesday, measures he believes will take the state into the 21st century.