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The ABSOLUTELY outrageous cost of textbooks

The ABSOLUTELY outrageous cost of textbooks

Background “Books in a shopping cart in a library – 8459” by Jorge Royan – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons. Why I care Simple answer, I have to buy them. More complex answer, they betray a lot of socio-economical issues plaguing academia. There are multiple issues that I could talkRead more about The ABSOLUTELY outrageous cost of textbooks[…]

Egghead by Bo Burnham: A review

Egghead by Bo Burnham: A review

Egghead, or You Can’t Survive on Ideas Alone by Bo Burnham As earlier promised, here is a full review of Bo Burnham’s new book, Egghead. I’m going to start this off by saying two things. 1st, I really enjoyed this book. 2nd, I have not written a book report since high school… sooooooooo, this willRead more about Egghead by Bo Burnham: A review[…]

Can elephants can differentiate between different groups of people?

Can elephants can differentiate between different groups of people?

Elephant’s never forget a voice apparently! In this fascinating piece of science, elephant researchers have figured out that the these giant walking tanks are able to pick out different groups of people based on their voices. The researchers from the University of Sussex and Amboseli Elephant Research Project recently published their work in Proceedings ofRead more about Can elephants can differentiate between different groups of people?[…]

Hangovers do not deter people from drinking, according to one study

Hangovers do not deter people from drinking, according to one study

Hangovers move over, I have to drink! A new study coming out from the University of Missouri has found that getting hangovers after drinking did not serve as a strong predictor of people’s next drinking session. According to the study, “The findings suggest that [a] hangover has, at best, a modest or inconsistent influence onRead more about Hangovers do not deter people from drinking, according to one study[…]

NFL tax exempt status? The game with NFL tax exempt status

NFL tax exempt status? The game with NFL tax exempt status

The game with NFL tax exempt status That’s right the multi-billion dollar enterprise known as the National Football League has a tax exempt status. Let that one just roll around in your brain for a minute or two. Multi-billion dollar business… tax exempt status. Uhhhhhhhhhh… whats the problem? The NFL tax exempt status comes fromRead more about NFL tax exempt status? The game with NFL tax exempt status[…]