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Currently (until I get a car) I have to travel 70 mins by train and walking between the stations, followed by a 30-40 minute bicycle ride. I've gotten used to it now but I can't wait to get an extra 2.5 hours of each day back when I get a car.
At least the trains I get on are not crowded so there's space for my bike, and I have somewhere to eat some breakfast (I can never really eat when I first wake up).
Stop your bitching, I used to do 80km EACH way 5 days a week, 4 hours commute added to the working day. I would leave at 5am just to beat the traffic. You young wipper snappers get it too easy these days.
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity RAH
When i were a lad we had miles not new fangled kilometewotsits, and we didnt commute - no sir, we RAN on our bloodied stumps - it were so far we'd have to leave 2 hours before we went to bed. Get to work, do a days work in half the time before we had to turn around and crawl back home because we were that exhausted.
You tell kids these days and they'll not believe you.
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It takes me about 10 minutes to get to work. But that's because I have to put on some shorts and a T-shirt, then stop by the kitchen to make a pot of coffee and on my way from the bedroom to the office.
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Don't waste it by going to see Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance[^]. Especially don't waste the extra on 3D. 2 hours and $20 I'll never get back. Cage is a worse actor than Reaves, if that's even possible.
"If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur." Red Adair. nils illegitimus carborundum
Nicholas Cage couldn't act his way into a paper bag, much less out of it. I have no idea why he is still working, unless it is to give the general public a clue: "This has NC in it. It is a cr@p film."
Ideological Purity is no substitute for being able to stick your thumb down a pipe to stop the water
It tells you who they all are below the artwork, although the biographies can be a bit sketchy. For example, any top three lists of mathematicians HAS to include Euler. At any rate, I'm very pleased with the selection, but a little sad to not see Weierstrass, von Neumann, Ramanujan and a few others.
It reminds me a little of this[^] photo of the Solvay Conference of 1927, in sheer awesomeness.
That's not true. Lobachevsky was also picked because his name was obviously Russian (cold war).
Did you ever see history portrayed as an old man with a wise brow and pulseless heart, waging all things in the balance of reason? Is not rather the genius of history like an eternal, imploring maiden, full of fire, with a burning heart and flaming soul, humanly warm and humanly beautiful? --Zachris Topelius
Training a telescope on one’s own belly button will only reveal lint. You like that? You go right on staring at it. I prefer looking at galaxies. -- Sarah Hoyt