rneerkat: arteries will always hold a special place in my heart HAHAHAHAHAHAHA @wanling6r
Life is too short to waste time in avoiding challenges– Prof Joonmo (via @keilyaloves) Pearls of (tough love) wisdom hurhur.
The largest evolutionary development difference between man and the highest of...– Stuss, D. T., & Alexander, M. P. (2000). Executive functions and the frontal lobes: a conceptual view. Psychological research, 63(3-4), 289-298. HAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA F for “procreate”.
You, your joys and sorrows, your memories and your ambitions, your sense of...– Francis Crick, 1962
wineglasss: “it’s going to be okay” is what people tell me, and what some lab friends tell the fish right before we kill it. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!! Yeah man, life’s like that.
Then the Lord said to Moses, “Speak to the Israelites and say to them:...– Numbers 5:11-22 Prof’s implicit suggestion of a preamble of some sort for my thesis - he added it with trackchanges when he returned my first draft.
人生無常，唯獨愛有永恆，讓我們繼續寵愛張國榮.– (via hmfk) 妳已在我心 不必再問記著誰 留住眼內每滴淚 為何仍斷續流默默垂
Language-trained apes have been suspected of deceit. Apparently, they...– Bond Jr, C. F., & Robinson, M. (1988). The evolution of deception. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 12(4), 295-307. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF00987597#page-1
So the silly RNA polymerase would just churn out a novel mRNA sequence which if...– Shan2, about transposons and consequences after it is integrated into the DNA of another chromosome. Hahaha found this old quote from archives almost 6 years back.
recalling a hilarious convo with @hmhappymix and...
HM was sharing a story about a male acquaintance who "doesnt know personal space/boundaries/appropriate social behaviour" and apparently touched a female friend on her thigh while talking/interacting. The appearance of this male acquaintance was emphasized as "really not good looking".
Me: So, 如果是... 郭富城， 就可以lah？
HM: 如果是郭富城就, 爽到~!!!!!!
So moral of the story - looks ARE everything, unless you already have them.
FOLK NEUROSCIENCE Popular misconceptions ■ The “left-brain” is rational,...– Vaughan Bell debunks the myths of “folk neuroscience.” Also see how neuroscience became popular culture. (via explore-blog)
If one wanted to crush and destroy a man entirely, to mete out to him the most...– Dostoyevsky, making an eloquent case for why you should learn to avoid work and find your purpose. (via explore-blog)
Chingay2013. Every year for the past 3 years, I’ve wondered how it would feel like to sit on the spectator stand and watch the show comfortably instead of running around as a volunteer usher. And now I know hahaha. It looks cool like this but it’s quite annoying swatting the soap bubbles away. +the cheer in the background REALLY SUCKS HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
Phrase of the day
Today I learnt a more socially appropriate phrase to express “You’re so naive!!!” to someone - “You seem to have an overly romanticised idea about [context]”
Rather than trying prematurely to model the whole brain, the federal government...– Neuroscientist Gary Marcus responds to the Obama Administration’s announcement of an ambitious plan to study the human brain. Meanwhile, Sebastian Seung has been trying to map the connectome. (via explore-blog)
Untitled: X-Surface: Don't believe everything you... →
x-surface: I am a gamer. I don’t work for Microsoft. I, like most other gamers, am sick of seeing endless rumours and speculation citing “anonymous sources” or “insiders” with no evidence, no proof, no guarantee that they’ve been fact-checked or can be relied on. The games industry is the only one I can…
“If you dislike someone, leave him alone or eliminate him; don’t attack...– Nicholas Nassim Taleb - Antifragile
如果人原來只是為了「搵食」而生存，那做人豈不是很容易，但也很可悲？– 依然快樂 - 鄭丹瑞 https://m.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=388932844508140 “小女兒上大學，揀選了考古這一科。一眾 uncle auntie、契爺契媽都暗地裏問我：「吓！你俾個女讀考古？第時佢出嚟做咩？ 點搵食呀？ 」 如果人原來只是為了「搵食」而生存，小時候逼她學琴學功夫學體操，都是為了將來可以輕鬆「搵食」，那做人豈不是很容易，但也很可悲？ 我跟他們開玩笑說：「我未聽過讀完考古，畢業之後會餓死！」「但讀考古係唔會發達㗎噃！」「你睇吓阿邊個個仔讀 Finance...
FB exchange with Mr Lim where I asked him a favour for something, and he agreed.
Me: Thank you!!!!!!!!
Mr Lim: u want me to sing that song?!?
[I laughed out loud on the bus when I saw his msg]
Me: HAHAHAHAHA no need no need. I sing to you - 歲月無聲消逝~~~
Mr Lim: mmm enjoying the music nostalgia..............
HAHAHAHA 無言感激 is also a song by Alan Tam. I think no one else would respond in that way other than him hahahahaha!
Most of the smart people I know want nothing to do with politics. … We expect...– Brian Eno’s contribution to the excellent This Explains Everything: Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works. (via explore-blog)