My Actions and Reactions

I've had a really hard time for some reason coming up with this post.  It's not even like I've been neglecting to write...literally my draft box is full of half-posts, quarter-posts, one-liners.  But still, I think I needed to just wait until I found something I really wanted to write about before sending this out. […]

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Bacon Numbers

Throughout college, I've felt like February can be one tough month.  Maybe it's because classes have restarted at school, activities are back in action, and I still haven't recovered enough sleep from the Fall semester.  Or it could be that I went an entire two weeks of college without a laptop (which surprisingly made me […]

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Cows and College

Any college student has to deal with a concept of the 'bubble'.  I'm not talking about the soapy bubbles that you probably blew when you were 5 years old.  This bubble is more of a shield, a shield that is strong during freshman year but slowly decreases is size, or thickness, and becomes more vulnerable […]

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The Problem with My Memory

First off, thank you to the random person who followed my blog a few weeks ago (Emily I believe), reminding me that this exists and something needs to be done about it.  In case you have lost all belief in my writing, I would like to take a second and shed a little light on […]

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Funny things about 'Girl Talk'

I'm usually not good at girl talk (obviously), so you're probably wondering why I'm writing about Girl Talk.  Actually, I should note, we're not going to talk about girl talk like this girl talk: We're going to talk about Girl Talk.  Girl Talk looks like this: Girl Talk is actually Gregg Gillis.  Now if you're […]

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"Spoke"-en Differently

This one's a little weird.  It's about using things...unconventionally.  Unconventional inventions are nothing new to nerdy engineers likes us though.  For instance in 1905, 11-year-old Frank Epperson accidentally left a wooden stick outside sitting in a cup of soda.  That night, the temperature dropped below freezing.  He came outside the next morning and removed the […]

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To provide a little explanation...

This is a blog about two things.  One is the field of engineering, which is seen as a rigorous discipline combining the two wonderfully interesting (depending upon your personality) fields of math and science.  The other, is the beautiful.  But just to spark your interest as to why I might be writing about engineering and […]

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