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Children, Food, and Life: What is the loveliest thing a child has ever said to you? Richard Muller, Prof Physics, UC Berkeley, author "Now, The Physics of Time" Updated Aug 2, 2017 Originally Answered: What is the loveliest thing your child has ever said? "Would you like one, Grandpa?" OK- it was not my child but my 3-year-old granddaughter, but I still think it counts. I had read about the marshmallow test. You give a child a marshmallow, and then say that if she (Layla, in this case) could keep from eating it for 10 minutes, you'll give her a second. So I tried that test with my granddaughter (not with marshmallows, but with chocolate, which she likes much more) According to extensive experiments, children who "pass" the "marshmallow test" are far more successful in later life. They have learned a fundamental truth in life, that delayed gratification can lead to a far better long-term outcome. She sat and watched the chocolate. The 10-minute hourglass finally emptied, and she had succeeded. She asked for her second piece of chocolate. I gave it to her, and she now had two in her hand. That's when she looked up at me and asked, "Would you like one, Grandpa?" Needless to say, from that moment on I would readily give my life for her. 1.3m views View Upvoters View Sharers hippo-pot: awesomacious: The sweetest granddaughter btw the marshmallow test has been linked to class - kids from wealthier families are essentially more likely to trust that they will actually get the marshmallow if they wait whereas poorer kids are generally more used to like, if you have food, eat it. and being wealthier correlates to being more successful later in life because our system is broken. so THAT鈥檚 probably why the marshmallow test is a predictor - because it tells you who is wealthy, not who is innately primed to be successful Classic correlation does not equal causation锟
Children, Food, and Life: What is the loveliest thing a child has
 ever said to you?
 Richard Muller, Prof Physics, UC Berkeley,
 author "Now, The Physics of Time"
 Updated Aug 2, 2017
 Originally Answered: What is the loveliest thing your child has ever
 said?
 "Would you like one, Grandpa?"
 OK- it was not my child but my 3-year-old
 granddaughter, but I still think it counts.
 I had read about the marshmallow test. You give a child
 a marshmallow, and then say that if she (Layla, in this
 case) could keep from eating it for 10 minutes, you'll
 give her a second. So I tried that test with my
 granddaughter (not with marshmallows, but with
 chocolate, which she likes much more)
 According to extensive experiments, children who
 "pass" the "marshmallow test" are far more successful
 in later life. They have learned a fundamental truth in
 life, that delayed gratification can lead to a far better
 long-term outcome.
 She sat and watched the chocolate. The 10-minute
 hourglass finally emptied, and she had succeeded. She
 asked for her second piece of chocolate. I gave it to her,
 and she now had two in her hand. That's when she
 looked up at me and asked, "Would you like one,
 Grandpa?"
 Needless to say, from that moment on I would readily
 give my life for her.
 1.3m views View Upvoters View Sharers
hippo-pot:

awesomacious:
The sweetest granddaughter
btw the marshmallow test has been linked to class - kids from wealthier families are essentially more likely to trust that they will actually get the marshmallow if they wait whereas poorer kids are generally more used to like, if you have food, eat it. and being wealthier correlates to being more successful later in life because our system is broken. so THAT鈥檚 probably why the marshmallow test is a predictor - because it tells you who is wealthy, not who is innately primed to be successful

Classic correlation does not equal causation锟

hippo-pot: awesomacious: The sweetest granddaughter btw the marshmallow test has been linked to class - kids from wealthier families are es...

Fake, Fun, and For: For fun I develop fake products, I was tried of losing my AirPods every week so I created the BulkPods.
Fake, Fun, and For: For fun I develop fake products, I was tried of losing my AirPods every week so I created the BulkPods.

For fun I develop fake products, I was tried of losing my AirPods every week so I created the BulkPods.

Ass, Bad, and Blade: 1AM glyndarling: aerylon: loloftheday: Let鈥檚 see you little punks smash my letterbox now This reminds me of this guy who used to live on my dad鈥檚 street. 聽 Every time it snowed, the snow plow would take out his mailbox - and only his mail box. 聽And just to be clear - it was done intentionally. 聽No one knows why, but the driver of the snow plow would target his box and mow it down. 聽He鈥檇 call the DOT to complain, and would get an earful of excuses that amounted to 鈥渘ot our fault you have a wimpy mailbox.鈥 聽 Fast forward to the next winter. 聽First decent snow starts falling, and every kid is hoping for a snow day. 聽It was right around 4:30 am that the whole neighborhood was woken up to this loud CLANG and the screech of tearing metal. 聽My dad made it to the window first and started laughing his ass off. Sitting out side was one very totaled, and almost ripped in half, snow plow. 聽And these weren鈥檛 little pick-up trucks with a blade on the front, we have these up in NY: Well, turns out over the summer, my dad鈥檚 neighbor got himself a backhoe and sank a steel I beam into the ground in his front yard. 聽Then he covered it with a decorative wood sleeve and topped it with a brand new mailbox. 聽When the snowplow driver tried to mow it down it was a bad case of immovable object meets unstoppable force - and the mailbox won. 聽With the plow firmly impaled on the I beam, it was very clear that the driver had gone out of his way to hit it. 聽 Naturally, the DOT wasn鈥檛 happy, and the neighbor鈥檚 reply was simple: 鈥淣ot my faulty you have a wimpy snowplow.鈥 聽They did try to sue him for the damages, but as he had gone to the town, gotten approval for the post and its installation, and made sure everything was up to code, it was thrown out pretty quick. 聽 And for anyone wondering about the driver鈥 聽He was fine. 聽His job and tighty-whiteys 鈥 not so much. That is a very satisfying read.
Ass, Bad, and Blade: 1AM
glyndarling:

aerylon:

loloftheday:

Let鈥檚 see you little punks smash my letterbox now

This reminds me of this guy who used to live on my dad鈥檚 street. 聽

Every time it snowed, the snow plow would take out his mailbox - and only his mail box. 聽And just to be clear - it was done intentionally. 聽No one knows why, but the driver of the snow plow would target his box and mow it down. 聽He鈥檇 call the DOT to complain, and would get an earful of excuses that amounted to 鈥渘ot our fault you have a wimpy mailbox.鈥 聽

Fast forward to the next winter. 聽First decent snow starts falling, and every kid is hoping for a snow day. 聽It was right around 4:30 am that the whole neighborhood was woken up to this loud CLANG and the screech of tearing metal. 聽My dad made it to the window first and started laughing his ass off.

Sitting out side was one very totaled, and almost ripped in half, snow plow. 聽And these weren鈥檛 little pick-up trucks with a blade on the front, we have these up in NY:

Well, turns out over the summer, my dad鈥檚 neighbor got himself a backhoe and sank a steel I beam into the ground in his front yard. 聽Then he covered it with a decorative wood sleeve and topped it with a brand new mailbox. 聽When the snowplow driver tried to mow it down it was a bad case of immovable object meets unstoppable force - and the mailbox won. 聽With the plow firmly impaled on the I beam, it was very clear that the driver had gone out of his way to hit it. 聽

Naturally, the DOT wasn鈥檛 happy, and the neighbor鈥檚 reply was simple: 鈥淣ot my faulty you have a wimpy snowplow.鈥 聽They did try to sue him for the damages, but as he had gone to the town, gotten approval for the post and its installation, and made sure everything was up to code, it was thrown out pretty quick. 聽

And for anyone wondering about the driver鈥 聽He was fine. 聽His job and tighty-whiteys 鈥 not so much.


That is a very satisfying read.

glyndarling: aerylon: loloftheday: Let鈥檚 see you little punks smash my letterbox now This reminds me of this guy who used to live on my ...

Af, Africa, and America: B0BBC News Africa Follow NEWS @BBCAfrica Kenyan women are using the Twitter hashtag #MyAlwaysExperience to express outrage over the Always brand of sanitary pads, which they say causes rashes, burns and discomfort bbc.in/2F4jrT4 9:43 AM 13 Mar 2019 4,033 Retweets 4,345 Likes Airhorn Ren Follow @AirhornRen The pads they sell in the West are very different from the ones they sell in Africa. I've used both. They save their substandard products for the African market knowing they'd be sued to bankruptcy if they tried this in America. #MyAlwaysExperience BBC News Africa@BBCAfrica Kenyan women are using the Twitter hashtag #MyAlwaysExperience to express outrage over the Always brand of sanitary pads, which they say causes rashes, burns and discomfort. bbc.in/2F4jrT4 3:51 PM - 21 Oct 2019 11,791 Retweets 19,836 Likes ellieintheskywithdiamonds: newhologram: fierceawakening: erikkillmongerdontpullout: gahdamnpunk: This is actually so messed up鈥aking African women use substandard hygiene products is absolutely ridiculous People are mad about them taking the female symbol off the package but are silent about this. 馃槰馃槫馃槨馃が what the hell Hold up, some time last year I totally bought some really cheap Always bc I was low on money, and I ended up with a really horrible red painful rash like my bare ass had been dragged across asphalt. I couldn鈥檛 even get into the bath it was so painful.聽 i鈥檝e had problems with this brand in bulgaria, made me itchy af, but so far i haven鈥檛 had a problem with them in germany and it鈥檚 p much an open secret eastern europe gets lower quality products than the west. i鈥檇 wager it鈥檚 way worse in africa. those poor women鈥 Fuuuuuuuck
Af, Africa, and America: B0BBC News Africa
 Follow
 NEWS
 @BBCAfrica
 Kenyan women are using the Twitter hashtag
 #MyAlwaysExperience to express outrage
 over the Always brand of sanitary pads, which
 they say causes rashes, burns and discomfort
 bbc.in/2F4jrT4
 9:43 AM 13 Mar 2019
 4,033 Retweets 4,345 Likes

 Airhorn Ren
 Follow
 @AirhornRen
 The pads they sell in the West are very
 different from the ones they sell in
 Africa. I've used both. They save their
 substandard products for the African
 market knowing they'd be sued to
 bankruptcy if they tried this in America.
 #MyAlwaysExperience
 BBC News Africa@BBCAfrica
 Kenyan women are using the Twitter hashtag
 #MyAlwaysExperience to express outrage over the Always
 brand of sanitary pads, which they say causes rashes,
 burns and discomfort. bbc.in/2F4jrT4
 3:51 PM
 - 21 Oct 2019
 11,791 Retweets 19,836 Likes
ellieintheskywithdiamonds:
newhologram:


fierceawakening:

erikkillmongerdontpullout:

gahdamnpunk:
This is actually so messed up鈥aking African women use substandard hygiene products is absolutely ridiculous

People are mad about them taking the female symbol off the package but are silent about this. 


馃槰馃槫馃槨馃が 
what the hell

Hold up, some time last year I totally bought some really cheap Always bc I was low on money, and I ended up with a really horrible red painful rash like my bare ass had been dragged across asphalt. I couldn鈥檛 even get into the bath it was so painful.聽


i鈥檝e had problems with this brand in bulgaria, made me itchy af, but so far i haven鈥檛 had a problem with them in germany and it鈥檚 p much an open secret eastern europe gets lower quality products than the west. i鈥檇 wager it鈥檚 way worse in africa. those poor women鈥 


Fuuuuuuuck

ellieintheskywithdiamonds: newhologram: fierceawakening: erikkillmongerdontpullout: gahdamnpunk: This is actually so messed up鈥aking Af...