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Why has elegance found so little following? Elegance has the disadvantage that hard work is needed to achieve it and a good education to appreciate it. - Edsger Wybe Dijkstra

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5 hours ago, Malcador said:

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Rresistance is futile... You will be assimilated :skull:

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“He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice.” - Albert Einstein

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Falcon and Winter Soldier: Ed Brubaker Slams Marvel Residuals (gizmodo.com)

Despite comic book superheroes being some of the biggest moneymakers on screens big and small lately, the creators who brought them to life in the first place rarely get more than a fraction of that financial success coming their way. But as Marvel’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier cooks up a storm on Disney+, comics writer Ed Brubaker has opened up about just how big that disparity really is.

"Cuius testiculos habeas, habeas cardia et cerebellum."

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“If we are to have another contest in the near future of our national existence, I predict that the dividing line will not be Mason and Dixon's but between patriotism and intelligence on the one side, and superstition, ambition and ignorance on the other.” 

-Ulysses S. Grant

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For one of those wtf moments... 😁

 

 

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“He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice.” - Albert Einstein

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"The man of virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys. Power, like a desolating pestilence, pollutes whate'er it touches; and obedience, bane of all genius, virtue, freedom, truth, makes slaves of men, and of the human frame a mechanized automaton."

P.B. Shelley

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12 hours ago, Gorth said:

For one of those wtf moments... 😁

 

 

I think the square comes from a slight difference along the diagonal side. There's enough slack in the positioning to cover it.

"It has just been discovered that research causes cancer in rats."

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45 minutes ago, rjshae said:

I think the square comes from a slight difference along the diagonal side. There's enough slack in the positioning to cover it.

Correct. It's barely noticeable for the human eye, but that  tiny overlap is the missing square when all added up ;)

 

“He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice.” - Albert Einstein

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LeVar Burton lands guest host gig on 'Jeopardy!' after more than 246,000 fans sign online petition

a story which brought a genuine smile to our grumpy mug. 

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"Im indifferent to almost any murder as long as it doesn't affect me or mine."--Gfted1 (September 30, 2019)

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https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-56822571

This is work avoidance taken to extremes!

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A hospital employee in Italy has been accused of skipping work on full pay for 15 years, local media report.

The man is alleged to have stopped turning up to work at the Ciaccio hospital in the southern city of Catanzaro in 2005.

He is now being investigated for fraud, extortion and abuse of office, Italian news agency Ansa reports.

He was reportedly paid €538,000 (£464,000) in total over the years he is thought not to have been working.

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“He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice.” - Albert Einstein

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9 hours ago, Gorth said:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-56822571

This is work avoidance taken to extremes!

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A hospital employee in Italy has been accused of skipping work on full pay for 15 years, local media report.

The man is alleged to have stopped turning up to work at the Ciaccio hospital in the southern city of Catanzaro in 2005.

He is now being investigated for fraud, extortion and abuse of office, Italian news agency Ansa reports.

He was reportedly paid €538,000 (£464,000) in total over the years he is thought not to have been working.

My idol.

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Why has elegance found so little following? Elegance has the disadvantage that hard work is needed to achieve it and a good education to appreciate it. - Edsger Wybe Dijkstra

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