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Posts from March 2012

how we got Paul Newman's portable suna...
"[The movie] Slap Shot was based on my dad's hockey team at the time, the Johnstown Jets"

03/31/12
by jessamyn

yay sandwiches
"I'm writing my thesis on the history of American food and nutrition.... Only about 20% of the meals eaten in New York City were at a restaurant by 1930"

03/30/12
by jessamyn

joshu & memepool
"When I wrote memepool, there was no RSS, no MySQL. The word "weblog" hadn't been coined yet."

03/28/12
by jessamyn

amateur cattle behaviorist report
"We practice low stress cattle management. Cavorting is not uncommon in our cows."

03/26/12
by jessamyn

the result will most likely not resemble anything close to running by the end.
"Yes, you can do a marathon without training. I know this because I did this."

03/22/12
by jessamyn

I worked at NOA's correspondence department...
"It was part of the corporate culture at Nintendo to treat every customer with respect and personal attention."

03/20/12
by jessamyn

New iPad apps
Got a new iPad and wondering what to do with it? This Ask MeFi thread is a goldmine of ideas and apps.

03/18/12
by mathowie

!racecar!
MeFi's own msalt, world's best palindromist!

03/17/12
by jessamyn

and that is as close to an FPP as you'll ever get from me
"I watched this footage on every mission the day it was released, for the last 5 years or so of the program."

03/16/12
by jessamyn

"And that's why you had to do the holo-grind."
"[T]here are some funny things about holocrons and jedi grinding."

03/07/12
by jessamyn

a unique and thrilling sound
On bowed instruments and spider silk strings, an exposition by kochbeck.

03/05/12
by jessamyn

Scientistism Run Amok
Are you some kind of scientist? Do you want people to know that you are a scientist? Then check out this Metatalk thread. For SCIENCE!

03/02/12
by cortex

Enough with the anti-invertebrate sentiments!
"Rat eradication is possible and the results are impressive."

03/01/12
by jessamyn

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