Some really cool images of the LHC.
...followed by revealing comments on the state of general education... these people did attend school. They can write. They read the words, though the sense escapes them.
When we think of the "third world" we are reminded of the great economic and technological divide that separate us, of Somalia and Chad and Haiti, but in those comments we witness a chasm even greater in the developed world.
This is what happens when 'education' is perceived primarily as job training: create corporate, relatively well paid (though less and less so) corporate slaves to keep the wealth flowing to the top: everything beyond that (art, literature, philosophy--even basic science has to fight an endless defensive rear-guard action) is at best, superfluous, at worst, subversive.