"If you could give one piece of advice to a large group of people, what would it be?"
“If something can be destroyed by truth, it should be.”
“I like that. Where’d it come from?”
“I’m not sure exactly. But it’s really just another way of stating the scientific method. We shouldn’t be clinging to hypotheses that are contradicted by observation.”
The first three females ever to endure and pass the Marine Corps’ combat training course — nine grinding weeks that include “live fire events” and a furious 20-kilometer, full-pack hike — graduate Thursday from infantry school in North Carolina.
"I came over from Greece when I was 17 and started out working in a market. I worked so much that I supported my mother, my father, and put my brother through college. Now my kids have everything, and don’t appreciate anything. You Americans cut em’ off when they’re 18. And that’s probably for the best. But we can’t do that, cause we’re Greek. They’re ours until they’re married."
PHILIPPINES, TACLOBAN : A young girl plays with a balloon in the rubble where her family’s house was flattened by an uprooted coconut tree during typhoon Haiyan on the outskirts of Tacloban on November 19, 2013. Some 600,000 survivors of a deadly typhoon that tore through the Philippines are yet to receive World Food Programme assistance, the body said on November 19, 11 days after the disaster struck. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN