Ptolemy explained and expanded on Hipparchus’ work by subdividing each of the 360 degrees of latitude and longitude into smaller segments. Each degree was divided into 60 parts, each of which was again subdivided into 60 smaller parts. The first division, partes minutae primae, or first minute, became known simply as the “minute.” The second segmentation, partes minutae secundae, or “second minute,” became known as the second.
Why is Dropbox more popular than other programs with similar functionality? http://qr.ae/zCz8
"There’s a black family in your neighborhood, right? I gave some kid a ride to school last week. I think he’s one of them." — old white guy.
Interesting interview/conversation with Ira Glass: http://wtfpod.libsyn.com/episode-117-ira-glass
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Stung by a jellyfish ON MY FACE.
[T]ake a shower. What topic do your thoughts keep returning to? If it’s not what you want to be thinking about, you may want to change something