http://www.metafilter.com/favorites/19030/comments/ - Aug 19, 2014 7:34:30 PM - Dec 4, 2004 9:21:16 AM
Displaying comments 1 to 50 of 1732and with a cat like that you know you should be cats
Displaying comments 1 to 50 of 1731Time magazine explains it all to you.I prefer slangoliers.The Great Big Mulp3:11 PM on July 24, 2014Don Pardo, 1918-2014So about 12 years ago or so, my partner-at-the-time worked in development for the Museum of Broadcast Communications and they were having their 15th anniversary (I think), and as part of the "gala event", there were many celebrities (there was also a hall of fame induction) in attendance and they were all going to be introduced to the waiting crowd as they walked to their tables. And since Don Pardo was there, obviously, he was going to do the announcing of... [MCMikeNamara8:11 AM on August 19, 2014A heart rather than a phone call.I think it's a bit overblown, partly because I've not not read much Shapiro. Quite a few great authors--including those that contributed great memoirs and diaries--had prolific social-media habits via post and calling cards. Sometimes daily correspondence took up hours of the writer's life. We forget that prior to the telephone, there was an entire etiquette demanding short written responses in acknowledgement of life events, announcements of having arrived in the same city, and status updates... [more]CBrachyrhynchos1:34 PM on August 18, 2014MeFi post:
Displaying comments 1 to 50 of 1728Our Microbiome May Be Looking Out for ItselfThis is really only a distinction if you believe in free will. I'd say I do, but then, it's not really my choice, is it.mrgoat6:07 AM on August 18, 2014I think this is going to make it easier for me to fight cravings for shortbread and muffins. Its like I'm fighting against the will of an occupying army.
Slackermagee5:17 AM on August 18, 2014