Your Meat Addiction is Destroying the Planet - rickgrimes on 8/19/13 at 3:40 pm
[quote]A growing consensus among scientists, doctors, environmentalists, and animal rights activists suggest that our current system of food — specifically meat — production is not sustainable. By 2050, the global demand for meat will double as our population continues to rapidly grow. The effects o...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (30)
re: Best way to convince your doctor to give you an Adderall prescription? - rickgrimes on 8/18/13 at 11:10 am
[quote]If you have to be medicated just to take a test to get into graduate school, maybe grad school isn't for you. [/quote] I have already gone through graduate school once and have a MS degree. It is not like I am stupid or anything. Of course there weren't any smart phones back then and I didn'...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (3)
re: Best way to convince your doctor to give you an Adderall prescription? - rickgrimes on 8/18/13 at 10:47 am
[quote]I got a script for it but honestly I've only taken it a handful of times. Just have some self control and turn off all your shite.[/quote] That is the thing. I have tried it and it is not working. It is not just about the test. Even at work, I will by tying a reply to an email, then I will se...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (4)
Best way to convince your doctor to give you an Adderall prescription? - rickgrimes on 8/18/13 at 10:34 am
I have been trying to study for the GMAT for a few months now and I just can't focus. I can hardly concentrate for more than 10 mins while studying before I start playing with my smartphone or laptop or whatever....and before I know I have lost a few hours. I get distracted too easily. I am pretty s...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (16)
Is Breaking Bad's Dead Freight episode S5E5 the best hour of television ever? - rickgrimes on 8/17/13 at 6:54 pm
I'd say Blood Money S5E9 was a close second. The garage scene may even put it over the top. The moment Hank closed the garage door is probably the single best moment in TV history. I know this board is partial to 'The Constant', but the nerve-racking induced by Breaking Bad is something else. T...
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re: Why are opposing fans allowed to post on Tiger Rant/LSU recruiting board - rickgrimes on 8/17/13 at 6:05 pm
Because it is tradition. That is how it was when TD started. Everyone knows you don't mess with tradition. Besides it makes the Rant an order of magnitude more entertaining. ...
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Moto X customization: You can't engrave 'Apple' or 'Samsung' on the back - rickgrimes on 8/16/13 at 9:45 am
'Huawei' is fine....'Assembled in China' and 'Droid' is a no go. [link=(http://www.theverge.com/2013/8/16/4626038/build-a-phone-a-first-encounter-with-moto-maker-and-my-customized)]Motomaker review (video)[/link] [link=(http://www.theverge.com/2013/8/16/4626548/for-the-moto-x-apple-is-a-four-l...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
Slew of updates coming to Nokia Lumia phones via Amber update - rickgrimes on 8/15/13 at 1:59 pm
[quote][b]Improved image processing[/b] The update brings significantly improved algorithms that offer better noise reduction, colour reproduction, exposure control and autofocus to every phone across the Lumia range. [b]Nokia Smart Camera[/b] Debuted on the Nokia Lumia 925, this new camera...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
The Entire History of the World Distilled Into a Single Gorgeous Chart - rickgrimes on 8/13/13 at 12:46 pm
[quote]This “Histomap,” created by John B. Sparks, was first printed by Rand McNally in 1931. (The David Rumsey Map Collection hosts a fully zoomable version here.) (Update: Click on the image below to arrive at a bigger version.) This giant, ambitious chart fit neatly with a trend in nonfiction ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (19)
Squatters transform skyscraper into world's tallest slum - rickgrimes on 8/12/13 at 2:11 pm
[quote]Soaring 45 stories above the streets of Caracas, Venezuela is the Tower of David — an abandoned skyscraper that, over the past two decades, has gradually transformed into the world's tallest slum. City planners had high hopes for the tower when construction began in 1990, envisioning a glitte...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (8)
Online comment systems reveal multiple layers of social bias - rickgrimes on 8/12/13 at 1:56 pm
[quote]In the latest issue of Science, a group of researchers decided to see whether people's tendency to follow the crowd extended into online ratings. They tackled this question by carrying out a large-scale experiment in which they rigged the comment ratings on a website. The website they used is...
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re: Apple to show new iPhone at September 10th event - rickgrimes on 8/11/13 at 11:05 pm
[b]Update[/b]: 5S is now rumored to be coming in gold color in addition to black and white. [img]http://cdn.macrumors.com/article-new/2013/08/macotakara_gold.png[/img] [link=(http://www.macrumors.com/2013/08/11/more-claims-of-iphone-5c-name-iphone-5s-with-gold-color-option-and-home-button-c...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
African Lions: Latest victims of drone surveillance - rickgrimes on 8/11/13 at 6:32 pm
[img]http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/08/serengeti-lions/img/03-cboy-mates-with-vibumbu-female-670.jpg width=400[/img][img]http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/08/serengeti-lions/img/04-vumbis-rest-on-kopje-670.jpg width=400[/img][img]http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/08/serengeti-lions...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (4)
Apple to show new iPhone at September 10th event - rickgrimes on 8/11/13 at 2:47 pm
[link=(http://allthingsd.com/20130810/circle-sept-10-on-your-calendar-for-apples-big-iphone-event/?mod=tweet)]LINK[/link] [quote]Apple will unveil its next iPhone on September 10, reports AllThingsD, citing sources with knowledge of the event. Though the date of the announcement has been revealed...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (16)
re: Where can I find this research report from Goldman Sachs? - rickgrimes on 8/10/13 at 3:39 pm
Ah ok thanks. Yeah I am not anywhere close to having $100k in my trading account....
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Where can I find this research report from Goldman Sachs? - rickgrimes on 8/10/13 at 1:46 pm
Apparently a group of Goldman Sachs analysts recently wrote a report on the newly launched Moto X cell phone. I'd like to read this report in its entirety. Where can I get this report from? Do you need subscriber access of some sort? [link=(http://blogs.barrons.com/techtraderdaily/2013/07/31/goog...
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Google introduces in-line ads to Maps apps - rickgrimes on 8/10/13 at 12:38 pm
[img]http://cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/maps-ads.png[/img] Android and iOS users will now be "helped" with "relevant" advertising. You can tell it's an ad and not something you already clicked because of the tiny, tiny purple box. [link=(http://arstechnica.com/business/20...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)