Spoiler alert: everyone will nominate one of their own comments, just like when Raph used to come around asking for COTD nominations. » 8/29/14 10:21am Friday 10:21am

As a transplant to Boston, my experience was that it's more an issue of the city planning and condition of the roads (eg: 6-way intersections, lanes merging without warning, etc) than it is a serious inability for Bostonians to drive. » 8/26/14 10:48am Tuesday 10:48am

Don't think any physics laws were broken. It seems his forward momentum was slowed by the accident and the car slowed slightly when it hit the brakes, so his velocity relative to the velocity of the car must have been close to zero. Making landing on your feet on the car probably much easier than trying to land on… » 8/19/14 3:31pm 8/19/14 3:31pm

These complaints are true in practically every field. Example: Good scientists and engineers are promoted to supervisory roles because they are good at their job and they accept because it's the best/easiest/fastest way to make more money. Unfortunately their interpersonal skills are crap and there are things they… » 8/18/14 1:11pm 8/18/14 1:11pm

That's what you get for sizing the battery based on maximum lightness instead of maximum reliability. I bet this happens more than people realize. » 8/18/14 10:12am 8/18/14 10:12am