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A little outside the usual realm but The Turk by Tom Standage is about an early automaton. It's actually (SPOILER ALERT) not a computer but peopel thought it might be, and this was in the 1700s. I like this sort of book and in addition to Soul of a... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by brennen on February 22, 2017 3:08 PM

One of the things cop shops have been doing lately is providing spaces for people who buy/sell things on the internet to meet in a place that is decently safe. If I were the cops I might try to actually capitalize on this and use it as an outreach... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by jpeacock on February 22, 2017 11:20 AM

I make dutch babies most weekends now. There is a whole group on MLKSHK dedicated to sharing photos of our favorite babies. The recipe is so damned easy. This is for one, easily doubled. 1/4 c flour + 1/4 c milk whisk it add 1 beaten egg mix... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by SLC Mom on February 22, 2017 10:05 AM

Speaking for libraries everywhere, I think this sounds lovely and I bet libraries would both like to see what your students came up with and/or being okay with giving some "This is the sort of problem we need to solve" UX feedback that... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by chesty_a_arthur on February 22, 2017 10:01 AM

I learned HALT here. It's surprising how often I am hangry. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by schadenfrau on February 22, 2017 4:39 AM

I learned HALT here. It's surprising how often I am hangry. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by BlueHorse on February 21, 2017 9:43 PM

I make dutch babies most weekends now. There is a whole group on MLKSHK dedicated to sharing photos of our favorite babies. The recipe is so damned easy. This is for one, easily doubled. 1/4 c flour + 1/4 c milk whisk it add 1 beaten egg mix... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by heart's ease on February 21, 2017 7:54 PM

With kindness, training a dog out of behaviors that work for him in his forever home may be doing yourself a short-term favor while doing his owners a longer term non-favor. I concur with others that if the dog is getting exercise, there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by BlueHorse on February 21, 2017 6:48 PM

To the best of my knowledge this is not possible from the iPad. The hack I would do if this were my problem would be to save versions of the EPUBs without images (probably using regexp which ... bleh) and then just toss them on my kindle for the... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by artistic verisimilitude on February 21, 2017 6:19 PM

With kindness, training a dog out of behaviors that work for him in his forever home may be doing yourself a short-term favor while doing his owners a longer term non-favor. I concur with others that if the dog is getting exercise, there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by cozenedindigo on February 21, 2017 4:37 PM

I have Fairpoint DSL in Vermont. You can buy it without a land line ("dry loop") if you don't need a land line and save some money. Are you sure that is as fast as it will get? VTel are good people. If you want to drop me a MeFi Mail and... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by shesbenevolent on February 21, 2017 3:33 PM

With kindness, training a dog out of behaviors that work for him in his forever home may be doing yourself a short-term favor while doing his owners a longer term non-favor. I concur with others that if the dog is getting exercise, there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by ridgerunner on February 21, 2017 2:40 PM

With kindness, training a dog out of behaviors that work for him in his forever home may be doing yourself a short-term favor while doing his owners a longer term non-favor. I concur with others that if the dog is getting exercise, there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by crush-onastick on February 21, 2017 1:38 PM

With kindness, training a dog out of behaviors that work for him in his forever home may be doing yourself a short-term favor while doing his owners a longer term non-favor. I concur with others that if the dog is getting exercise, there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by slateyness on February 21, 2017 12:34 PM

With kindness, training a dog out of behaviors that work for him in his forever home may be doing yourself a short-term favor while doing his owners a longer term non-favor. I concur with others that if the dog is getting exercise, there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Blue Jello Elf on February 21, 2017 12:09 PM

With kindness, training a dog out of behaviors that work for him in his forever home may be doing yourself a short-term favor while doing his owners a longer term non-favor. I concur with others that if the dog is getting exercise, there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by melissasaurus on February 21, 2017 11:54 AM

With kindness, training a dog out of behaviors that work for him in his forever home may be doing yourself a short-term favor while doing his owners a longer term non-favor. I concur with others that if the dog is getting exercise, there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by fiercecupcake on February 21, 2017 11:31 AM

With kindness, training a dog out of behaviors that work for him in his forever home may be doing yourself a short-term favor while doing his owners a longer term non-favor. I concur with others that if the dog is getting exercise, there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by amarynth on February 21, 2017 10:58 AM

With kindness, training a dog out of behaviors that work for him in his forever home may be doing yourself a short-term favor while doing his owners a longer term non-favor. I concur with others that if the dog is getting exercise, there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Automocar on February 21, 2017 10:58 AM

With kindness, training a dog out of behaviors that work for him in his forever home may be doing yourself a short-term favor while doing his owners a longer term non-favor. I concur with others that if the dog is getting exercise, there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by wwax on February 21, 2017 10:53 AM

I think it's important to operate from a place of good faith on AskMe and assume that the asker phrased the question in a specific way for a reason I agree with this in general, but disagree with it in specific only because we've seen in... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by missmerrymack on February 21, 2017 10:44 AM

With kindness, training a dog out of behaviors that work for him in his forever home may be doing yourself a short-term favor while doing his owners a longer term non-favor. I concur with others that if the dog is getting exercise, there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by mumimor on February 21, 2017 10:14 AM

With kindness, training a dog out of behaviors that work for him in his forever home may be doing yourself a short-term favor while doing his owners a longer term non-favor. I concur with others that if the dog is getting exercise, there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by jouir on February 21, 2017 10:14 AM

With kindness, training a dog out of behaviors that work for him in his forever home may be doing yourself a short-term favor while doing his owners a longer term non-favor. I concur with others that if the dog is getting exercise, there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by kestralwing on February 21, 2017 10:05 AM

With kindness, training a dog out of behaviors that work for him in his forever home may be doing yourself a short-term favor while doing his owners a longer term non-favor. I concur with others that if the dog is getting exercise, there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by miaou on February 21, 2017 10:04 AM

With kindness, training a dog out of behaviors that work for him in his forever home may be doing yourself a short-term favor while doing his owners a longer term non-favor. I concur with others that if the dog is getting exercise, there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by schroedingersgirl on February 21, 2017 9:47 AM

With kindness, training a dog out of behaviors that work for him in his forever home may be doing yourself a short-term favor while doing his owners a longer term non-favor. I concur with others that if the dog is getting exercise, there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by cakelite on February 21, 2017 9:46 AM

classic4lyfe. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by quinndexter on February 21, 2017 2:47 AM

I think it's important to operate from a place of good faith on AskMe and assume that the asker phrased the question in a specific way for a reason I agree with this in general, but disagree with it in specific only because we've seen in... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by adrienneleigh on February 21, 2017 2:34 AM

Setting boundaries means believing - really believing - that the other person is responsible for their own feelings and behavior. This is helpful for me. I grew up in a family with bad boundaries and one in which both my parents treated... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by yaymukund on February 21, 2017 2:16 AM

Do the shower/toilet pipes eventually connect? Is it actually my hair??? Yes, generally. You can see a diagram here. Depending on the age of your house, the age of the toilet and the age of the pipes this could be some coincidences or it... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Rock Steady on February 20, 2017 5:53 PM

[very much suggest people end the Blacksonian derail (filling in today for vacationing mods)] [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Dolukhanova on February 20, 2017 10:50 AM

I learned HALT here. It's surprising how often I am hangry. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by sourcejedi on February 20, 2017 7:49 AM

There are technical blocks preventing more than one anonymous question a week. I know what they are. If you have a sock puppet account, that account can ask an anon question, unless things have changed since my time here. But yeah I am... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by mediareport on February 20, 2017 3:59 AM

I feel like this will mean that heavy AskMe users become even heavier AskMe users which creates a problem and does not solve one. I already feel like for some people it's "THIS WEEK in my relationship...." I live in AskMe, and I may be a... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by mediareport on February 20, 2017 3:56 AM

I make dutch babies most weekends now. There is a whole group on MLKSHK dedicated to sharing photos of our favorite babies. The recipe is so damned easy. This is for one, easily doubled. 1/4 c flour + 1/4 c milk whisk it add 1 beaten egg mix... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Bebo on February 19, 2017 4:46 PM

One of the things cop shops have been doing lately is providing spaces for people who buy/sell things on the internet to meet in a place that is decently safe. If I were the cops I might try to actually capitalize on this and use it as an outreach... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Recliner of Rage on February 19, 2017 10:00 AM

> I see it as a woman's discovery of her freedom and independence. Sure, and just like Thelma and Louise, the only way to resolve that "problem" is to have her die at the end.... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by metaseeker on February 19, 2017 9:39 AM

classic4lyfe. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Kinbote on February 19, 2017 2:56 AM

If I move out she has threatened to not pay rent and leave me on the hook with the landlord. These are not the words of someone I would be doing any favors. I'd give her a good chunk of time to get a roommate and just make a clean break.... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by treehorn+bunny on February 19, 2017 12:41 AM

If I move out she has threatened to not pay rent and leave me on the hook with the landlord. These are not the words of someone I would be doing any favors. I'd give her a good chunk of time to get a roommate and just make a clean break.... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by lovableiago on February 18, 2017 11:51 PM

I think it's important to operate from a place of good faith on AskMe and assume that the asker phrased the question in a specific way for a reason I agree with this in general, but disagree with it in specific only because we've seen in... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by telegraph on February 18, 2017 7:15 PM

If I move out she has threatened to not pay rent and leave me on the hook with the landlord. These are not the words of someone I would be doing any favors. I'd give her a good chunk of time to get a roommate and just make a clean break.... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by lalochezia on February 18, 2017 6:35 PM

I think it's important to operate from a place of good faith on AskMe and assume that the asker phrased the question in a specific way for a reason I agree with this in general, but disagree with it in specific only because we've seen in... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Hairy Lobster on February 18, 2017 2:20 PM

I think it's important to operate from a place of good faith on AskMe and assume that the asker phrased the question in a specific way for a reason I agree with this in general, but disagree with it in specific only because we've seen in... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by tapir-whorf on February 18, 2017 1:23 PM

I think my first question would be whether this is a relationship dynamic or whether your wife has an anger problem generally. Like ... if she yells at you but no one else, that is a bad dynamic with the two of you. If she yells at everyone she has... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by craniac on February 18, 2017 12:32 PM

We deal with this in the library world sometimes where our choice is to remove this but some library catalogs don't have this option but do allow customization. A few things that have been helpful. - have a "prefer not to answer"... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by stellathon on February 18, 2017 12:19 PM

classic4lyfe. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by hapax_legomenon on February 18, 2017 9:46 AM

I learned HALT here. It's surprising how often I am hangry. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by scrute on February 18, 2017 6:15 AM

We deal with this in the library world sometimes where our choice is to remove this but some library catalogs don't have this option but do allow customization. A few things that have been helpful. - have a "prefer not to answer"... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by SyraCarol on February 18, 2017 6:01 AM

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