Luna thought that RonÂ might suffer from a variety of this problem. Awe-inspiring: a type II-P supernova caught in mid-burst. The explosion takes months, then hours, then no time at all. (Kind of like Hemingway’sÂ character’s bankruptcy.) An MIT course in how to make your own videosÂ to publish on YouTube. (Ignore the headline.) Finally, a beautiful videoÂ of…
About time! Someone’s put together a list of the top 15 Chinese expressions (“curses”) from the late, great TV series Firefly. My personal favorite: å–ç•œç”Ÿé›œäº¤çš„é«’è²¨, which is from Shepherd Book (naturally). Via VodkaPundit.
In (of all things) a discussion of last night’s SOTU address, Megan McArdle describes listening to CEOs talk to financial analysts on earnings calls. I never used to do that; all the times I’ve heard CEOs talk to me it was because I was one of their underlings. But one thing certainly seems to be…