"One woman from the neighborhood actually called police the first time she drove by," says David Boraks, editor of DavidsonNews.net. "She thought it was an actual homeless person."
That's right. Somebody called the cops on Jesus.
Some systems that do this are already in place. I had my debit card number stolen (twice!) several years ago, but dealing with it was nothing more than annoyance.
- UCLADeveloping a new math curriculum for biology majors, 2012 - present
I love ecology, networks, geography, and anything that makes me see the world a little differently. I have been described as being "more interesting than an attack goose".
I'm happy when a post inspires active discussion. Please note, however, that non-standard definitions of standard words tend to impede communication. If you insist on such definitions, I will start a new post where you can discuss them to your heart's content and leave the original post to more substantive conversation.
- University of GeorgiaEcology, 2006 - 2012
- UCLAEcology, Behavior and Evolution; Geography, 2001 - 2005
- North Hollywood Zoo Magnet1997 - 2001
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Rat retraction reaction: Journal pulls its GMOs-cause-rat-tumors study
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