Day: January 21, 2015

Becky is Better [Episode #070]

“The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.”—John William Gardner 10/8/1912 – 2/16/2002

After Cain killed his brother Abel, God declared to Cain, “Now you are under a curse and driven from the ground, which opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand.… Read Full Article

Hong Kong creates cadet force modeled partly on Chinese army

AFP

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Hong Kong has created a new army cadet force modelled partly on the Chinese military, sparking fears of tighter controls over the city’s youth in the wake of student-led pro-democracy protests.

“Through drills and training camps, the new voluntary uniformed youth group aims to promote civic awareness,” China’s state-run China Daily reported on Monday about the formation of the Hong Kong Army Cadets.

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Tesla Model S P85D vs. a Ferrari

Just under 700 HP. Its crazy how quite it is…. and fast! Skip to 0:33 seconds in the video. Right when he lines up with the Ferrari. Gives him a head start and smokes him regardless! Very impressive.

I got a chance to drag race a 691-hp Tesla Model S P85D against a Ferrari and a Lamborghini today, and this is what it felt like:
First impressions: The acceleration is ridiculous.… Read Full Article