Looking for someone who can do the following in and around my house:
Backyard: This is the main project. The backyard right now is just dirt (and dead weeds). I need someone to come in and
Level the yard (which may involve getting a CAT back there, and that may involve removing the gate and fence post)
Put down grass seed
Build a small stair way or patio or something – just a very small area to put the BBQ and some stairs to get up to the house (it’s about a 3 foot drop)
Repair the fence – right now the gate does not open …
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An amazing speech! Enjoy!
I’m sorry but I don’t want to be an Emperor – that’s not my business – I don’t want to rule or conquer anyone. I should like to help everyone if possible, Jew, gentile, black man, white. We all want to help one another, human beings are like that.
We all want to live by each other’s happiness, not by each other’s misery. We don’t want to hate and despise one another. In this world there is room for everyone and the good earth is rich and can provide for everyone.
The way of life can be free and beautiful.
Continue reading Charlie Chaplin final speech in The Great Dictator
The question (posed by a friend on facebook):
whether or not professors should cater to the needs and learning styles of their students, or if students just need to suck it up and learn no matter how the professor teaches.
My question: “do you mean it is their (our) professional responsibility? Or their moral responsibility? Or their ethical responsibility?” Her response:
Professional. I say yes, a professor is a leader. A good leader is flexible and he or she motivates, encourages, and asks for feedback from his or her followers. Students also need to step up to the plate and take responsibility for their …
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Get out your drink of choice.
open 3 tabs on your favorite browser.
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Got an idea listening to a message today. I wanted to find out what words were most prominently found in proximity to the word “FEAR” in both the Old and New Testaments. So I wrote a little script to find out.
This first one is all the words within a radius of 10 from the word “FEAR” in the old testament (leaving out the most common words like “the”, “and”, etc). If you have never seen a word cloud before, the larger the word, the more times it occurs.
The second one is with words from the New Testament, …
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An amazing image showing some of the PIN numbers you could use to GEEK out your PIN! Check it …
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