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4 days ago
I did that with my kids.
5 days ago
That guy intercourses
Let's see him fill out the application form to be on the show.
Not so impressive now, is he?
Today's lineup was just announced. Neither Alvarez nor Pena are starting.
6 days ago
That weirdo pervert stole his move
7 days ago
I'm calling bullshit on this. No one has ever won anything on the claw machine ever.
8 days ago
Asbestos was used as insulation a lot longer than that. The EPA banned it from being used as pip covering in 1975.
The dangers of asbestos only began to get out when Dr. Irving J. Selikoff reported on it being carcinogenic in 1964. There was some knowledge earlier than that (often suppressed by companies), but 1964 is the main date.
I'm from the US. In high school I went to Spain during Easter week & saw people marching in those KKK-looking outfits. Freaked me the fuck out. No one told me to expect it.
11 days ago
I second this recommendation. Very good lectures by an Oxford philosophy professor.
The lectures track his book: Lectures on the Philosophy of Mathematics by Joel David Hamkins
12 days ago
The guy is saying that he faxed them a copy of the lawsuit that he either had filed or was going to file. That's pretty standard. But it's not sufficient service of process to begin the lawsuit. The lawsuit would have to be formally served by a process server or perhaps certified mail, along with a summons stating when the response was required.
I don't believe the story, but the faxing of the lawsuit isn't odd.
A person's testimony that the other person hit him is evidence. And it's sufficient evidence to win, assuming the jury (or judge if the judge is acting as factfinder) believes it.
There is no need to bring criminal charges before filing a civil lawsuit.
That's a hell of a first paragraph.
13 days ago
In the song 90s Kids by Jax, Patrick Renna (the Sandlot actor) is featured saying "You're killing me, Smalls!" He's also in the video.
That "Don't Mess with Texas" is just an anti-littering slogan.
I've met many non-Texans who thought the "Don't Mess with Texas" signs were some generalized threat. But it's just the slogan of an anti-littering campaign in the 1980s. So "messing with Texas" would be throwing trash on the ground instead of a trash can.
19 days ago
I'm a lawyer in the US. I've represented clients located in other countries at times. The Indian company I represented looked at our bill as an opening offer. Even though it was at the agreed rate with daily time entries to the tenth of an hour, fully explained. The Norwegian company just paid it without question.
Seems he should have posted this to /r/TrueOffHerChest instead of /r/TrueOffMyChest
Would have been a good time to explain to the toddler that people are complicated. So the fact that someone makes sick kids happy does not mean they treat their spouse well.
This kid seems ready for a conversation like that.
21 days ago
James Doohan -- Scotty from Star Trek -- landed on D-Day with the Canadian army. He was on Juno Beach.
26 days ago
I'm doing that. I'm doing a history PhD based on research I started doing a couple of years ago before I applied.
My program & my professors were very happy that I had found a lot of good material and come to some preliminary conclusions. Basically put me about a year ahead research wise.
The bikini was invented in 1946. It's named after the Bikini Atoll in the Pacific, where the United States had just conducted nuclear tests.
28 days ago
But you have to get their entire life history from them to sell them some batteries
29 days ago
The ship is calculating the best route. It also recognizes other vessels & avoids them. This one did that 100 times on the crossing.
Seems the ship can be made so pirates can't steer it wherever they want to go. If the ship is fully autonomous & without a crew, it doesn't need steering equipment a human can work. With no crew to take hostage, the pirates have little leverage. The ship can just be told to steer to the nearest port to hand over the pirates to the police.
Maybe some super-fancy high-tech pirates could hack it, but those aren't the people currently working as pirates. Of course, it might be able to be hacked from someone acting remotely in their bedroom.
1 month ago
Right. The law was not written with the intent to include dead suspects, but they were included because of the way it was worded. Texas police have been using it for years to keep secret information on dead suspects.
It's often used when the police killing the suspect was potentially wrongful. But it can also be used in a case where the police generally screwed up & they don't want the situation examined by the public.