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Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 10 2013

Faculty Candidate Jobbe Talks

Many grad students and post-docs are seeing faculty candidates come in and give jobbe talks in their departments, and it is really instructive to see both good and bad ones. But don’t underestimate how much preparation and practice it takes to give a good job talk. While it certainly helps to see the mistakes others …

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Jan 10 2013

Another Bichon Frise Mauls Someone To Death

These motherfucken bichons ought to be banned: A 65-year-old South Carolina woman was mauled to death by the family bichon frise in a gruesome attack that unfolded as she babysat her three young grandchildren Tuesday. Officials were called to a home in Hodges, where Betty Ann Chapman Todd was looking after her grandkids, after receiving …

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Jan 06 2013

Shrimp And Pork Summer Roll

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INGREDIENTS three quarter pound cleaned shelled shrimp three quarter pound ground pork six large garlic cloves, diced fresh ginger, diced (same amount as the garlic) one cup chopped scallion one and a half tablespoons toasted sesame oil three tablespoons oyster sauce half cup chopped cilantro one tablespoon hot chili oil juice of one lime soy …

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Jan 06 2013

Moby Dicke CHAPTER 7. The Chapel.

In this same New Bedford there stands a Whaleman’s Chapel, and few are the moody fishermen, shortly bound for the Indian Ocean or Pacific, who fail to make a Sunday visit to the spot. I am sure that I did not. Returning from my first morning stroll, I again sallied out upon this special errand. …

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Jan 02 2013

Kung Pao Chicken

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INGREDIENTS one and a half pound chicken 1 tbsp corenwijn (or sherry or rye or some rich flavored fucken booze) 1 tbsp corn starch fresh ground black pepper salt 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar 1 tbsp corenwijn 2 tsp cornstarch 3 tbsp chicken stock one can sliced water chestnuts one can …

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Jan 02 2013

Now This Motherfucken iPad Has Me Seeeeeeeeriously Fucken Pissed

I want to print to my motherfucken goddamn sonofoafucken HP Laserjet 5MP, which just happens to be one of the best sonofagoddamn motherfucken laser printers ever made. And none of the stupid motherfucken goddamn printing apps for the iPad will print to it directly over WiFi. They recognize my little print server dealiebobber, but won’t …

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Jan 02 2013

Hugges and Kisses?

After weeks of partisan bickering over whether taxes should increase for anyone, the compromise bill rolled through the Senate early Tuesday in a highly unusual New Year’s Day vote. The vote was 89 to 8, with both parties offering overwhelming support. The moment served as a rare bipartisan coda to what has been one of …

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