August 09, 2017

Quote of the moment

"Chicken tenders are like subatomic particles: They change nature in context. They are an appetizer in any restaurant that has more than one television above the bar."

-- John Hodgman

Quote of the moment

"articulating negative feelings with tact is a task most often assigned to those whose feelings are assumed to be trivial."

-- maya binyam

Datum of the moment

An average of 37 children die each year in hot cars in the US.

August 05, 2017

Quote of the moment

I am young, so I can learn to think like an Alien.

-- Jack Davis in his NASA application for Planetary Protection Officer

August 04, 2017

Headline of the moment

Google's next Pixel might look a lot like the old one


August 03, 2017

Trivium of the moment

More human disease genes have been found in UT than anywhere else in the world.

BBC

Quote of the moment

"we now know that most people are walking around with at least one lethal recessive mutation (one that would kill us before we reach reproductive age) in their genome, around the same number as in fruit flies."

BBC.com

Datum of the moment

in Asia, 1 in 12.5 men are direct descendants of Genghis Khan .

-- BBC

Trivium of the moment

about half the world's population lives on less than $3 per day.

BBC.com

August 02, 2017

Quote of moment

He sang in those mountains by a bonfire, old songs written by broken men in love with their own vanishing nature. 

-- Patti Smith on Sam Shepard

Headline of the moment

Denver police investigate after decomposing body found in apartment elevator shaft