According to Wikipedia, I am probably the last human to be let in on this joke.
co-pilot: "approach localizer frequency 109.50"
pilot: "localizer 109.5 check"
co-pilot: "20 degrees flaps"
pilot: "flaps 20 degrees check"
co-pilot: "autobrake lock. please trigger"
pilot: "Glock. Squeeze trigger" <bang!>
Pure Trebuchet: gaggles of gazelles & geese; pack my box with five dozen liquor jugsHmm, not great, but then not bad. Certainly the ampersand is a welcome change.
Pure Arial: gaggles of gazelles and geese; pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs
Arial g and &: gaggles of gazelles & geese; pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs
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TwoFish is creating a showcase application for their technology, a multi-player car racing game called EdgeRacers. It will be interesting to see how that plays out.
"...participants who were randomly assigned to spend money on others experienced greater happiness than those assigned to spend money on themselves."What amazed me about this story is not so much the conclusion, as one of the three authors -- Lara Aknin. Holy crap my little cousin -- who I remember holding as an infant -- is published in Science Magazine (!).
Some of the terms I just don’t know, I haven’t grown up knowing. The type of missiles that are out there: patriots and scuds and cruise missiles and tomahawk missiles. And I think that men just by osmosis understand all of these things, and they’re things that I really have to work at — to know the difference between a carrier and a destroyer, and what it means when one of those is being launched to a certain area.