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A selection of worldwide content ratings for Fifty Shades of Grey:
- Banned: China
- 21+: Singapore
- 18+: UK
- 17+: US
- 16+: Quebec
- 12+: France

Oh, France.
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What appears to be an exchange of beauty for socioeconomic status is often actually not an exchange, McClintock wrote, but a series of matched virtues. Economically successful women partner with economically successful men, and physically attractive women partner with physically attractive men.

“Sometimes you hear that really nice guys get hot girls,” McClintock told me, “[but] I found that really nice guys get really nice girls.

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Similarity and companionship are the currency of attraction, for better or worse.
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"I suppose it would be safer to split open the sides of the tanks than to let an uncontrolled failure re-launch the interstage (top of the booster)"

Add "re-launch the <section>" to my list of favorite euphemisms for rocketry failure.

(For those curious, the rest of the list contains:
- RUD (rapid unexpected disassembly)
- CFIT (controlled flight into terrain)
- "achieved submerged geostationary orbit"
- "lithobraking"
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"You can drink all the HVIIIterade you want, but no way are you getting my annVIIment."
- Pope Clement VII
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"Must be able to withstand repeated impacts from rockets re-entering from outer space" must be a rare design requirement for naval barges.
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From what I could see on the video, it actually set down pretty gently this time. But for some reason (wind gust?) it veered sideways during the last few seconds and was trying to correct, but still had too much lateral velocity when it touched down, so it tipped over. :-/

Still went much better than the first attempt, where they ran out of maneuvering fuel and dropped it! :)
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"Taking photos of your food is like the modern version of saying grace."
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I have no idea how this film came to be made, but it's fantastic in a bizarre way.
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Thanks to +Jim McCloskey for leading me to this awesome D&D story of DMing done right.
Head of Vecna. If you aren't a role-player, you might not get this ... From Steve Jackson Games website.... Many years ago (back when we all were still playing D & D), I ran a game where I pitted two groups against each other. Several members of Group One came up with the idea of luring Group ...
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British eccentrics are in a class of their own.
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Live kpop performances are usually quite cringe-worthy, but Mamamoo delivers once again.

(No blatant overdubbing? Singers who can stay on key? Distinct lack of sexualized infantilism? What is happening.)
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Mamamoo stay giving us hope for Kpop.
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Oh man, a new Mamamoo music video? Yes, please.
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Spent a little "offline" time from Chrome with some lego today :)
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