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May 2nd 2013 8:47PM "bigger than a balloon"
What kind of balloon? Toy balloon? Hot air balloon? The Goodyear Blimp?
I've seen all sizes of balloons. Perhaps this was one of them? It's really difficult to judge size, distance and speed if something unexpected shows up without context clues.
May 2nd 2013 8:44PM It's text-to-speech software. It's what cheap videographers with bad voices or poor reading skills use to narrate their videos.
Jul 9th 2012 10:47PM I've gone through a lot of things in my life, the details of which I'll spare you. I'll just say that right now, I am naked and I greatly enjoy being naked. I wear clothes as rarely as possible, indoors and out. I've spent the night at 2 of the largest nudist resorts in my area, and enjoyed my visits (though, they tended to be a little bit boring, and I would have appreciated it if they had a nice river in which to swim). Swimming in the nude is fantastic! I should mention, though, that I'm not big on social nudity. People make me feel stress, the more of them, the more stress I feel, and I'm not enthused about being in a room full of naked people. I'm a quiet person, and I like to be left alone, in peace and quiet. Being naked in public doesn't bother me, but I don't like being around people.
Jul 9th 2012 10:27PM Which implies that "Playboy" is by and for perverts.
No, naked does not equal sex. But, it has been scientifically demonstrated that human brains interpret nude people it sees than clothed people it sees, men definitely enjoy seeing beautiful, naked women, and when men see beautiful, naked women, they often experience sexual arousal.
Oct 26th 2011 2:57AM I would have loved to have attended this event. I've followed the development of Spaceport America since the day it was announced. It took me three trips across the "Jornada del Muerto" over three years before I finally located the construction site that was then mostly scraped earth. Perhaps I will soon have a chance again to explore these far-flung places. Meanwhile, I learn what I can from these articles.
Jul 18th 2011 12:04PM I am thinking that if one were really sharp, one could figure out the scanning rate of the camera based on its beat frequency with the guitar strings. Each string has a known frequency, and the beat frequencies for each string are simple to calculate.
May 21st 2011 10:33AM Yeah, not like Tom Cruise or John Travolta or virtually any other actor in Hollywood.
Apr 8th 2011 10:09PM I've driven those roads at 85 mph a few times during my road trips across Texas in my Honda Civic. There really isn't much out there, so it's nice being able to cross the State in half a day. Even at 85 mph, it takes about 6.5 hours to drive from El Paso to San Antonio. At 65 mph, it would take about 2 more hours.
Dec 9th 2010 1:55AM "'Job seekers who continue to rely exclusively, or nearly exclusively, upon the Internet for job leads will no longer be seeing the whole picture.'
"The hiring rules have changed -- permanently
"Gone are the days when looking for a job was an easy process that could be done from the comfort of your home with a nothing more than an e-mail address, telephone and a computer."
What in the world are you talking about?! When was that EVER true? There has never been a time in my 44-year life that finding a job was an easy process of sending out one's e-mail address.
Statements like the quoted material confirm my bias that books like these are merely spewing worthless tripe that everyone simply "knows" to be true. The truth is, the best way to get a good job is to have someone close to the hiring agent recommend you for the job. Other than that, getting a job is mostly the luck of the draw, and that includes following these steps; it's only luck if the steps listed actually work.