Few people are going to make that conclusion, and those people were always going to be racist anyway. Drugs are a problem in practically all sports. There was a huge investigation in baseball a while ago, affecting dozens of white players. Michael Phelps lost sponsorships over cannabis. If anything, the stereotype is… Read more
You may not like his style, but he’s clearly doing a lot for promoting science and scientific thought. I don’t think he can be said to be “hurting science” because he tweets about how Avengers could not, in actuality, happen in real life...
According to a production assistance agreement, Paramount Pictures Corp. was given a tremendous amount of access to Naval facilities and personnel in California, Nevada and Washington state — including permission to fly aircraft, place cameras on and in F/A-18 Super Hornets and Navy helicopters, as well as… Read more
During plebe summer at the Naval Academy (1997) one of my squadmates revealed that she had never seen Top Gun. She was roundly mocked, nicknamed Goose, and since plebes aren’t allowed to watch movies or listen to music, our platoon had to re-enact as much of the movie as we could remember, including the music. The… Read more
Under getting hit by a bus made of javelins.
Here’s an alternative view: this policeman has a position with a lot of power (e.g. the ability to arrest) and he used this power illegally to cover up one of his illegal and potentially deadly mistakes. He should be arrested, punished, and blacklisted from working in this industry for life.