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Independence Day links! [Mar. 2nd, 2012|11:52 am]
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(Texas Independence Day, that is)

- Ze Frank (of The Show with Ze Frank) just launched a Kickstarter project to do another show! It's already met its goal, but the more supporters the more awesome it will be. I'm very excited, and hooray for Kickstarter!

- Right versus Pragmatic - I am very much a pragmatist. (although I agree with Andy Ihnatko's complaint about the sense of entitlement...)

- The White House's Economic Case for Reelection in 13 Charts - or, politics + charts = linkbait for me.

- The Power of Being Pulled Over - pulling over drivers affects their behavior for a long time!

- Sprinkles Cupcakes Explains Its 24-Hour 'Cupcake ATM' - Houston's going to have round-the-clock access to cupcakes!

- Giant Prehistoric Penguins Stood Nearly 5 Feet Tall
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From: brittongregory
2012-03-02 07:29 pm (UTC)
Liz and I were pulled over for speeding in our neighborhood back shortly after we got married. To this day, she'll drive exactly the speed limit when not on the highway.
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From: brittongregory
2012-03-02 07:46 pm (UTC)
And I agree with you and Marco re: pragmatism.
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[User Picture]From: gregstoll
2012-03-05 04:23 pm (UTC)
Yeah. I find that my pragmatism makes me good at fixing short-term problems and less good at addressing them long-term. Which is a good thing to watch out for with work-related stuff...
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[User Picture]From: cifarelli
2012-03-03 01:53 am (UTC)
I'm amused by the penguin article. The headline reads "nearly 5 feet tall," the first paragraph says "almost 4 ft 6 in", and later in the article it says the penguins were 4' 2". Whatever happened to consistency? And accuracy?
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[User Picture]From: gregstoll
2012-03-05 04:25 pm (UTC)
Heh, that is a good point. Maybe a better headline would be "Prehistoric penguins: taller than you'd expect!"
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[User Picture]From: andrewhime
2012-03-05 02:45 am (UTC)
meh, it slows me down for a day or two, tops. Got places to be.
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