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Can a strong human beat a leopard?

Can a strong human beat a leopard? by Luis Medrano

Answer by Luis Medrano:

See this image?

That's a leopard carrying about 80–100 pounds of gazelle up to a tree branch to eat in peace. Imagine that much weight carried by your jaw and neck. This leopard is also climbing out of the strength of its claws digging through the tree bark. A male leopard can weight about 130 pounds plus the 100 pounds of gazelle. That should give you an idea of the claws you are dealing with.

See this guy?

It's an eland. An adult male can grow to a 1000 pounds. Yes, three zeros. Leopards kill these guys for dinner. Leopards have been seen carrying small 270+ pound giraffes up the trees. Oh I forgot to mention they are fearless predators. Maybe you should try to wrestle an eland or a giraffe first and when you get good at it, try your luck with a leopard. I’m pretty sure it would shred a human to pieces.

Can a strong human beat a leopard?

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When the president goes out to eat, who pays for the food?

When the president goes out to eat, who pays for the food? by Anonymous

Answer by Anonymous:

I have a funny story most people don’t know, its about Presidents Obamas visit to our restaurant Estela in NYC.

Michelle and President Obama came for Dinner, while the secret service politely placed themselves in the kitchen and asked multiple questions about the meal and our night.

Come bill time, President Obama placed his credit card on the bill and our server when to process the payment. Declined. Awkward. What to do?

I should also add our server was nervous enough to actually spill hot tea on the President during his meal. (He was a great sport about the situation I might add)

Upon the server returning, She politely said something to the notion “Mr President, your card has been declined”. Michelle and President Obama had a good laugh with the Server and Michelle reached into her purse and provided her credit card for payment.

Before leaving the restaurant, the President told our server “I wont tell anyone you spilled tea on me, if you don’t tell anyone my card was declined”. Everyone laughed and took a group photo outside our restaurant together. It was a great night for everyone, it was fun and an honor.

Since that night, that server and all the employees have told everyone about the declined card and the spilled hot tea around a million times. Even the President himself mention the dinner and his declined card on a short interview once.

So yea, the President pays even when his card is declined. 🙂

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How does freeCodeCamp compare to coding bootcamps like Flatiron, Bloc, and Thinkful? How does FreeCodeCamp plan to compete with them?

How does freeCodeCamp compare to coding bootcamps like Flatiron, Bloc, and Thinkful? How does FreeCodeCam… by @ossia

Answer by Quincy Larson:

If you’re asking how freeCodeCamp competes with coding bootcamps, then the answer is we don’t compete with coding bootcamps.

freeCodeCamp isn’t a coding bootcamp – it’s an open source community that helps people learn to code so they can get developer jobs.

We don’t see coding bootcamps as our competitors. We see them as additional resources that people can use to learn to code.

A lot of people use both freeCodeCamp and a coding bootcamp. In fact, a lot of coding bootcamps use parts of freeCodeCamp’s curriculum as part of their own curriculum. (To be clear, our curriculum is open source, and they don’t pay us to use it – but we’re thrilled that it can help their students.)

Coding bootcamps – like other traditional vocational education programs – provide in-person teachers, and the extrinsic motivation that comes with their strict timelines. They can also help people with job placement. These things are beyond the scope of freeCodeCamp’s mission.

Many people don’t need those extra services that coding bootcamps provide, and can just work through freeCodeCamp’s curriculum, build a portfolio, then go out and get a job. So far, more than 4,000 people have done just that.

But for the people who do want an in-person experience – and have enough time and money – the right coding bootcamp can be a good investment.

How does freeCodeCamp compare to coding bootcamps like Flatiron, Bloc, and Thinkful? How does FreeCodeCamp plan to compete with them?