leading lights

  • L: my deductive skills have brought me to the conclusion that light is in fact kira based on the fact that my theories have all made sense and all evidence leads back to light. i have all the facts to prove that light is kira.
  • Light: i'm not kira i swear
  • everyone: well light just said he wasn't kira, L.
If you don’t know which road to take in life: Do what’s loving. Take a path that is loving, with yourself and towards others. That’s the only path leading to light. If it’s loving it builds up, if not, it will only tear down.
—  Sereno Sky, author of “Lonely Traveller”

when your scary but stupidly attractive boss’s less scary but also attractive partner starts to work with them ;) @feynites

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Local lesbian attempts to find good lighting and angle to show off her, hand-me-down-from-her-6-feet-tall-cousin, pants. Fails.

nature.com
Quantum computers ready to leap out of the lab in 2017
Google, Microsoft and a host of labs and start-ups are racing to turn scientific curiosities into working machines.

Quantum computing has long seemed like one of those technologies that are 20 years away, and always will be. But 2017 could be the year that the field sheds its research-only image.

Computing giants Google and Microsoft recently hired a host of leading lights, and have set challenging goals for this year. Their ambition reflects a broader transition taking place at start-ups and academic research labs alike: to move from pure science towards engineering.

“People are really building things,” says Christopher Monroe, a physicist at the University of Maryland in College Park who co-founded the start-up IonQ in 2015. “I’ve never seen anything like that. It’s no longer just research.”

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[EPISODE] 188. Invitation to Terror! Usagi’s Night Flight.

Series: Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Sailor Stars

Kana: 恐怖への招待! うさぎの夜間飛行
Romaji: Kyoufu e no Shoutai! Usagi no Yakan Hikou

Original Air Date: October 12, 1996

Director: Noriyo Sasaki
Writer: Kazuhiko Kobe
Animation Director: Shigetaka Kiyoyama

Plot: Sailor Aluminum Seiren sets a trap to steal Usagi’s Star Seed.

TRIVIA

  • Makoto has a fear of airplanes in the manga.
  • The song that played during Usagi, Ami, Rei, Makoto, and Minako’s transformations was “Todokanu Omoi: My Friend’s Love” (Thoughts that Cannot Be Delivered).
  • The in-flight movie was the one that the Three Lights filmed in episode 183.

FIRSTS

  • A completely new animation sequence for Star Serious Laser was first shown here. It would become the standard stock footage used for the remainder of the series.
  • Sailor Tin Nyanko physically appeared and spoke, but she was not identified by name. The ending credits listed her as “Nyanko,” though.

LASTS

  • This episode marked the final appearance of Sailor Aluminum Seiren.
  • In this episode only, Sailor Aluminum Seiren performed an improvised technique called “Galactica Tsunami.” This maneuver shares the same name as her signature attack in the manga.

PLACES

  • The Three Lights’ studio
  • Sailor Galaxia’s chamber
  • Juuban Municipal High School
  • The Tsukino Residence
  • Airport