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I feel they're both important, but my mom feels that medical research is more important and more in demand, though I'm trying to convince her that I wouldn't be committing career suicide by pursuing economic research, what I'm actually interested in. I'm currently a college student, majoring in economics and mathematics. Feel free to give your lengthy, true opinion, I'd really appreciate it. I support people wanting to do medical research, but the economy would not function if everybody was in the medical field! It's annoying when my mom tries to encourage me to switch fields when I've never once been interested in the medical field for me personally, and I don't want to choose a field I hate just for the money. A top economist could make as much as a top surgeon, anyways. And it's more than the money for me, as obviously I will take on debt for all the years of college I have ahead. It's a lifestyle choice I'm making. I just need a better way to prove to my mom that I'll be fine. Again, I'm still a student, not yet an economist, so obviously I still have a lot to learn on my own, and it's why I have trouble explaining the relevance of econ to my mom beyond general things.

Medical research can be monetized; the research leads pretty directly toward profit so there's a lot of forces pushing it along.


Economic research is stymied by the fact that governments are the ones that set policy, not economists. The amount of influence an economist has is dependent on how much the leadership buys into the data.


Medical research saves lives, economic research has the potential to do the same but that gets blocked by government the same way climate change research does.

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Looks like the bitch is back.

This bitch is here forever.

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My brother keeps yelling at me. What do I do?

introduce him to this trap life

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So, I am about to have a baby and someone mentioned that there are a bunch of places that will send you baby stuff in your mailbox if you just ask for it? How do you do this? Is there a list of companies that do this, or do you just have to write everyone and hope they send you something? LOL!

idk thank god why are you asking me this?

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I'd like some good ideas for how to reveal the genders of fraternal triplets at a gender reveal party.

I've heard of the idea to have your doctor write down the gender and seal it in an envelope. Then you take the envelope to a bakery, give it to an employee, have them bake you a cake, and fill it with either blue frosting for a boy or pink for a girl. Then at the party, you and your spouse cut into the cake and discover the gender when you see the color of the frosting on the blade of the knife. I like the idea, but I don't think we'll be needing three cakes.

What are two other ideas? I thought about maybe using punch or lemonade, blueberry flavored for a boy and strawberry for a girl. I am friends with employees and two different restaurants that could help me out with that. The could put it in some kind of container that's not transparent at all and the gender could be revealed when we pour the punch or lemonade, but is that lame?

I might use the punch/lemonade idea and get two cakes, or perhaps some cupcakes, half revealing the gender of baby #1 and half revealing the gender of baby #2. WDYT? My sister's not much for cake, so is there another dessert I can use in addition to a cake? Maybe have someone go get blueberry or strawberry ice cream?

I really want to use refreshments to reveal the kids' genders. I'm not crazy about the balloon idea or the outfit idea. WDYT?

I don\'t mean for my answer to be offensive, but in all my years of reading advice and etiquette columns the consensus is that these parties are unnecessary because, frankly, nobody gives a shit what gender your babies end up being.

My advice would be to just wait until the baby shower to party.

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Which destination is best to visit in summer vacations?

LA duh

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So my boyfriend & I recently discovered we both had chlyamdia. I got it cured. But my boyfriend on the other hand, hasn't yet. He went but they sent him somewhere else, anyways we were messing around we been using condoms since we found out but I was messing around & I was teasing him & didn't think anything of it but I just licked the top of his dick (the head) & just remembered you can get chlymadia through oral. I didn't think about it, but it was literally just a lick. Not a suck or anything. One lick! Lol he didn't cum or anything. Is there a chance I have a chlymadia? Please answer asap!

No idea, call Planned Parenthood.

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Tinder in Argentina. I match with lots of girls but none reply back, is it broken? why would they click like if they wont chat with matches?

I'm just using "hi" (and other synonims like hello) and I don't keep sending messages if they don't reply to the first one, so nothing creepy or disgusting.

Is the app broken and doesn't send/receive messages?
or why would they push like if they wont chat with matches?
is it normal? girls just push like because they are stupid and dont know what Tinder is about?

AM I THE ONLY ONE IN MY COUNTRY THAT KNOWS WHAT THIS APP IS FOR?

Haha it's not just you. My friends and I talk about this frequently. Nothing you can do about it.

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Hi all,

I've been working out consistently for a month now and would now like to incorporate more weight lifting into my routine, rather than just cardio.

As a beginner, I feel that using the weight machines would be a better start in terms of doing the right movement and so on. A more controlled situation, should I say.
However, I'm not really sure what my "plan" should be or how to make one.
My gym does offer fitness consultants but they are very pricy and I can't afford to make a fitness plan with one right now.

So I was wondering if anyone with weight lifting experience would be kind enough to tell me the kind of sets/reps I should have and what order I might want to do things in. I'm looking for an overall tone-up of my body whilst I'm losing weight and of course gaining strength.

My gym offers machines for any kind of muscle work out so there's no problem there.

Right now, on a bicep curl machine I can lift 20kgs 10 times until I feel totally exhausted if that's of any use.

Overall, I would majorly appreciate any input as to how to get this weight training thing going and the kind of routine I should have :)

Generally four sets with 10 or 12 reps is the standard.

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I was just curious about this as it came up in conversation briefly with a few friends but didn't think to ask about it at the time.

Say someone is going to college online and they do their work quick and graduate a year or two early and in the middle of the year. What happens? Do they get their diploma then? Do they wait til the end of the year? Do they go to graduation with their classmates or are they not allowed to participate in the official ceremony?

I graduated from college a semester early back in January. I got my diploma in the mail a couple weeks later, and then in May I did the whole graduation thing -- it's an option though, whether you want to do it. They actually gave me another diploma at my graduation too, so if you wanna skip college and just buy my extra diploma LET ME KNOW!!!

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I always fear all type of insects

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4A0PZL2uws

Problem solved.

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Ok do today the boy I am partners with in math that I like walked with me to lunch. But while we were at lunch his friends turned around right I scratched the tip of my nose and moved a piece of hair from my eyes unattractively. Should I freak out???? Do I still have a chance?

Wow dude chill out. I don't think there's a way to move a piece of hair from your eyes attractively or unattractively. Just chilllllllllllllllllll

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Hi, sorry if this is weird, but well whatever.
I was just looking at ur channel. You seem cool. And I noticed you answered a million questions on here. My question to you is, why and how does a (yeah, seemingly) quite cool guy spend a seemingly large amount of time answering questions on a site like this here one?
Just a hobby maybe?
Sometimes I'm just curious about what brings what people to sites like this.
Thank ya (;

Seemingly is the operative word.


I joined this site when I was 13 years old, I just never really saw much of a reason to leave. For now, I put very little time or effort into it, but I keep chugging along.

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So, I am a HUGE fan of Lady Gaga. I love to listen to her. The other day, my mom pulled me aside and told me she might ban me from listening to her because I am "obsessing" over her. I have tried to convince her she is good, but she says that she is evil and a horrible person. I respect Lady Gaga so much, and it hurts me to hear what she says about her. I am 14 and really want some help. I just want my mom to accept that I really like Lady Gaga.

Lol your mom sounds old and stodgy, there's not really anything you can do about it. Rock Lady Gaga in secret.

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i'm a christian... can anyone tell me if masturbation is wrong, or considered a sin? thanks

Jesus loves masturbation.

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Hello, I'm an eighteen-year-old female that just recently graduated from high school. I'm not employed or going to any other schools, but this annoys my family, so my mother signed me up for a therapist because she thinks it's making me depressed.

I don't feel depressed. I very content with what I spend most of my days doing, but I'm going to give it a try. However, I've never had a therapist before. What exactly am I supposed to talk to this person about if I'm not depressed or miserable or anything?

Whaaattteeevvveeeeerrrrr youuuu wwaaannnttttt. It's awesome. You don't need to be depressed to reep benefits from therapy. I rep that shit ten thousand percent.

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What is a position that wikl have a man dick hurting

If you're on top and he slips out and you slam down. Like jamming a finger, only your life flashes before your eyes.

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Do you know there's such a thing as a Gothic Metalhead? I myself am a GOTHMETAL HEADBANGER. That's another subculture in the Goth lifestyle. What do you think of Gothmetal heads and y?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqOHNS2cZCQ


Follow their lead.

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sex makes your boobs grow bigger

No stop lying to me ARE YOU TRYING TO GET ME PREGGERS????

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How do you make a fake penis

Toothbrush.

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