I'm confused about that too. If the prey species are moving in, they must think it's a good habitat. What makes them so much more vulnerable to seals there than any other place they make their homes? Isn't there supposed to be a food chain, with predators like seals at the top? Maybe it will take a while to… » 7/23/14 1:43pm Wednesday 1:43pm

Yeah, he still didn't seem to understand why people didn't like his Real Housewives comment. He thought people were being protective of the show, rather than just rolling their eyes at someone making the most pointless, cliched comment about newsworthiness. » 7/23/14 12:18pm Wednesday 12:18pm

Did he do more than just post about it on his Facebook page to "announce it publicly"? If something so closely tied to my work was getting talked about all over the internet, I would certainly be telling all my friends about my connection to it. That's not necessarily a bid for media attention. » 7/22/14 7:00pm Tuesday 7:00pm

I tried to give a summary of this book to someone recently, as they were required to read it for a course. My summary went something like this: "So he had a bunch of wives, and a bunch of yams, and he was kind of the shit in his little village, but then white people came, and things fell apart." I think I nailed it. » 7/22/14 1:14pm Tuesday 1:14pm

So, is this just straight-up anti-choice propaganda? That clip, with the woman talking about how she began to be visited by her future daughter in dreams as soon as the embryo was fertilized, seems to have a pretty obvious "life begins at conception" message. » 7/21/14 2:29pm 7/21/14 2:29pm

"Small pricing increases to offset labor costs are more than made up for from the customer's perspective by the 20% they're no longer being asked to tip. ... there are seven states where tipped and non-tipped employees have the same minimum wage:... California ($9, in the process of raising to $10)"

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