Mar 24, 2014
commented on When Our Galaxy Collides with Andromeda
I work at JPL in Pasadena and there are about 1000 people there who could write a better "science column" than this guy. Jesus Seattle, don't you guys have science up there to go along with yoru "tech" and "public transit" options. What a bunch of ...
Mar 11, 2014
commented on The Old Mesob
Sorry Charles, you can't have your "high density" and eat at Mesob too. (with apologies to Marie Antoinette)
Feb 25, 2014
commented on Bookstores Are Not Charities
Most bookstores operate on a very slim profit margin. Around 1% if that. That's why most of them offer so many "non-book" items because the margin is higher. So many of them barely are breaking even.
Just an FYI. It is a labor of love for owners and workers these days, not really in any other "business model" as I can't see Starbucks or any other major company operating just to break even.
Oct 31, 2013
commented on Headline of the Day?
When I was a prettier, younger, unmarried thing I went on lots of dates. These gents would wine and dine this poor college student and then practically DEMAND sex. Gross.
There's something powerful about her doing this, playing men at their own game (of impressing and trying to play pretty young things) so I do find it an interesting story. I'd love to hear what the men thing of her post date (without knowing her game) vs fantasies of just "teaching the bitch a lesson"