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helixblue on What should I absolutely NOT do when visiting your country? - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"For the love of all that's holy, please cut into a queue while in Belgium. You won't get anywhere otherwise." - Thomas Stromberg
Installed #archlinux in VMWare tonight, and thought to myself "You know, this isn't as difficult as it used to be!". Then I realized I had setup my disk in such a way that left it un-bootable later (GPT without a boot partition). There is certainly a market for #Manjaro and other more user-friendly Linux distributions. I was just feeling a little... - https://picasaweb.google.com/1161194...
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helixblue on Non-Americans who have been to the US: What is the weirdest thing about America that Americans don't realise is weird? - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"You'll find that San Francisco is full of decent chocolatiers outside of Ghiradelli that are worth mentioning. TCHO is another popular example, and IMHO, better. I'm not sure why good domestically produced chocolate is so hard to find in the US. It baffles me that some companies like Chocolove just give up and buy Belgian chocolate to add ingredients to." - Thomas Stromberg
helixblue on Non-Americans who have been to the US: What is the weirdest thing about America that Americans don't realise is weird? - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"It's worth noting that it is also illegal to bring Butterfingers into some European countries (UK, Norway, Sweden, Austria?), due to inclusion use of known carcinogens. This is also inclusive of any other candy or soft drink (Mountain Dew) that uses Yellow #5. They are so delicious I smuggled them overseas anyways." - Thomas Stromberg
Thanks to node-webkit, I'm starting to wander off from the "native UI" camp to the "web UI" camp. Lets see how this experiment of rewriting namebench to use Go and node-webkit works out. https://github.com/rogerwa... - https://picasaweb.google.com/1161194...
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Sugar is 'addictive and the most dangerous drug of the times' - Soft drinks should carry tobacco-style warnings that sugar is highly addictive and dangerous, a senior Dutch health official has warned. - http://www.reddit.com/r...
A group of WWII Veterans just tore down the fences to get to the WWII Memorial which is shut down because of Congress' inaction - http://www.reddit.com/r...
TIL two brothers inherited one of the Hawaiian islands, Niihau, and have turned down all offers to sell including $1 billion from the U.S. government - http://www.reddit.com/r...
Zanjeer, saved thousands of lives during Mumbai serial blasts in March 1993 by detecting more than 3,329 kgs of the explosive RDX, 600 detonators, 249 hand grenades and 6406 rounds of live ammunition. He was buried with full honors during a ceremony. - http://www.reddit.com/r...
Zanjeer, saved thousands of lives during Mumbai serial blasts in March 1993 by detecting more than 3,329 kgs of the explosive RDX, 600 detonators, 249 hand grenades and 6406 rounds of live ammunition. He was buried with full honors during a ceremony.
After 60 years, CIA finally confirms role in 1953 Iran coup - http://www.reddit.com/r...
Locations of the 100 Highest Mountains in the World [1388x658] - http://www.reddit.com/r...
Locations of the 100 Highest Mountains in the World [1388x658]
Schizophrenics used to see demons and spirits. Now they talk about actors and hidden cameras – and make a lot of sense. - http://www.reddit.com/r...
Schizophrenics used to see demons and spirits. Now they talk about actors and hidden cameras – and make a lot of sense.
Föräldraskap då och nu - http://www.reddit.com/r...
Föräldraskap då och nu
A bag of saline IV solution costs $0.44 to $1 to make, but US hospitals charge over $400, because of intermediary confidential deals and profit taking. In Paris hospitals, a bag costs $4.73. - http://www.reddit.com/r...
Forever 21 drops all full time retail employees to part time to avoid provisions of the ACA. - http://www.reddit.com/r...
Water trapped in double glazed window - Interesting fluid dynamics in this one! - http://www.reddit.com/r...
Hulu plus now works with Chromecast - http://www.reddit.com/r...
Getting High on Highway 1 (and Elsewhere in Marin) - http://www.reddit.com/r...
Getting High on Highway 1 (and Elsewhere in Marin)
Diamond Head - Am I Evil - http://www.reddit.com/r...
After switching 37,000 PCs to Ubuntu, French Armed Forces says open source cuts costs 40 percent ! - http://www.reddit.com/r...
LPT: Paying $200k for a bachelor's degree is not normal. Go abroad! It's cheaper everywhere but in countries like Germany, Finland, Austria and Norway there is no tuitition fee, often they even have courses offered in English. Choose one of these rather than a lifetime of debt - http://www.reddit.com/r...
LPT: Paying $200k for a bachelor's degree is not normal. Go abroad! It's cheaper everywhere but in countries like Germany, Finland, Austria and Norway there is no tuitition fee, often they even have courses offered in English. Choose one of these rather than a lifetime of debt
A decade later, Tesla now officially a threat to the auto industry - http://www.reddit.com/r...
Language groups of Africa (x-post /r/MapPorn) - http://www.reddit.com/r...
Language groups of Africa (x-post /r/MapPorn)
Glenn Greenwald's partner detained at Heathrow airport for nine hours, under controversial Terrorism Act 2000. He was denied access to a lawyer, and had his possessions confiscated. - http://www.reddit.com/r...
Consumption of Coca-Cola per person, 1996. [791×467] - http://www.reddit.com/r...
Consumption of Coca-Cola per person, 1996. [791×467]
TIL since the 1990s, Carmel, Indiana has been replacing all signaled intersections with roundabouts. Benefits include gas savings of 24k gallons/year per roundabout; construction costs $125,000 less per intersection; injury accidents dropped by 80 percent and total accidents dropped by 40 percent. - http://www.reddit.com/r...
TIL since the 1990s, Carmel, Indiana has been replacing all signaled intersections with roundabouts. Benefits include gas savings of 24k gallons/year per roundabout; construction costs $125,000 less per intersection; injury accidents dropped by 80 percent and total accidents dropped by 40 percent.
I've been telling people this is how bridges are built for years now. - http://www.reddit.com/r...
Time Bandits. (John Cleese, Sean Connery, Ian Holm, Michael Palin...) - directed by the legendary Terry Gilliam this one of the best, obscure films from the 80s - http://www.reddit.com/r...
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