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eec  ·  4190 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Waldo Jaquith: On the impracticality of a cheeseburger.
I was recently reading an article about the history of the chicken as it pertains to human diet. -I tried to find it to source here, but failed. Anyways, I too googled "cheeseburgers" and like you found that they came in to vogue later than I would have guessed. It's a relatively recent phenomena in American history. Discovering such things always makes me hopeful for the amazing food stuffs of the future!
eec  ·  4190 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Aaron Hobson: Cinemascapes
Beautiful and dark photos. Pegs Leg is a fantastic image.
eec  ·  4268 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Tungsten-Filled 1 Kilo Gold Bar Found In The UK
Isn't there an easy way to test the purity of gold without dismantling the bar/nugget?
eec  ·  4268 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: About Those Tests I Gave You
Reading this article terrifies me regarding public education. But reading this teachers take on it makes me glad to know educators like her exist.

* I will also give you the best advice I can, advice from the Nobel Prize-winning writer, Juan Ramón Jiménez. Ray Bradbury thought this was so important, he used it as the epigraph at the beginning of Fahrenheit 451: “When they give you lined paper, write the other way.*”

eec  ·  4268 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How one man escaped from a North Korean prison camp
Thank you, sounds interesting I appreciate the recommendation.
eec  ·  4268 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Historic Heat in North America Turns Winter to Summer.
It is nice to hear the birds again, I agree. I've been able to take walks outside quite a bit already this year and there is no way that I'd normally be doing that. There are flowers on some of the trees too and you get the smell of spring on the air. I'm not complaining.
eec  ·  4280 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The false dichotomy of the afterlife
Thank you for this, I really appreciate it.
eec  ·  4282 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How English sounds to non-English speakers -- a short film in fake English
I couldn't understand a word she said but I still think she's a great actress. That Fiona Pepper is going places.
eec  ·  4284 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The false dichotomy of the afterlife
This would be nice in text form, so I could take my time digesting her ideas.