One possibility: The Great Filter could be at the very beginning it might be incredibly unusual for life to begin at all. This is a candidate because it took about a billion years of Earth’s existence to finally happen, and because we have tried extensively to replicate that event in labs and have never been able to do it. If this is indeed The Great Filter, it would mean that not only is there no intelligent life out there, there may be no other life at all..

Geez! Case fkng closed man. Give me a break. Renee needs to find a better hobby this isn going well for her. (There’s some real world evidence that Asian American men are less preferred by American women. Over the years, online dating website OKCupid has studied its user activity. Researchers found that Asian American men receive far fewer “likes” and messages compared with men of other races on their site.

Ohio State can fuck off. Obviously we not even close to their level so we can consider them legitimate rivals, but there have been multiple games in recent memory where we ALMOST beat them, and I sore from those blue balls. Also their mascot is dumb (fight me Ohio State fans idgaf).

More traditional companies are catching on and offering freelance like project opportunities to their own employees, says Meister. For example, both IT giant Cisco and financial services firm MasterCard are testing so called mobility platforms that allow employees to cherry pick projects to fill specific gaps for the company rather than staying in a more structured role, says Meister. Instead of continuing in one department under a single supervisor, workers are encouraged to choose their next projects based on their skills, or skills they want to develop, which can mean working in a different part of the company.

Why should we expect anything less? Every time we turn on the TV, there’s some sports superstar in our demographic achieving new career bests. From Tom Brady to Serena Williams to LeBron James to Shalane Flanagan, the arrival of life’s fourth decade is looking ever more like the beginning of an athlete’s prime rather than the end of it. As sports science and medicine get better at pushing back the onset of decline, we’re seeing for the first time what it looks like when an athlete’s physical peak overlaps with mental, technical and emotional mastery: all time greatness..

(Obama has 341 days remaining.) Brandeis was ultimately confirmed, but only after 19 public hearings. Public hearings, by the way, were new to the process 100 years ago. Before Brandeis’ nomination, the Senate had never before held the public hearings we’re all now so used to.