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Why graduate school is harder than you think… (Part 1)

Assuming that you don’t have money, you will have to 1) take out a massive loan, 2) find a fellowship and/or assistantship (Grad Ass), 3) work a minimum of 15-25 hours a week on that assistantship (usually teaching or researching something not your own), or 4) work your ass off in a 20-40 hour a week job in the “college town.” First you usually need to finish a Master’s before your... read more

Top 5 Best Superbowl XLV Commercials

So, the game is over and Green Bay won. Some of you may be reveling in your own defeat right now but I’m happy the Packers have finally stuck it to the Pittsburgh Steelers. I mean after all they didn’t need another win did they? Anyhow, after the confetti cleared I was thinking about all the commercials and a few were memorable. Here are my top 5 commercials for this year. 1. Volkswagen... read more

A Little Reorganizing

As some of you may have noticed, I’ve made some changes to the site.  We are using a new template and I’ve reorganized the categories.  I’m sure there will be even more changes made in the next few weeks as we tweak the site for better performance and work-flow. read more

The (best) World Cup Schedule

This is an amazing design in Adobe Flash that automatically pulls from the schedule data on FIFA’s website. The site is completely in Spanish (I think) but really keeps me up-to-date on scores and upcoming matches. Worth checking out… read more


Well, we’re live and online!  Chris and I decided yesterday to get a blog up and running.  We’re not sure yet what exactly we will cover here but it should be fun (as long as we remember to write something every once in a while).  We may cover everything from the origins of the universe to nano technology or who knows, we may decide to never post anything at all.  All I know is that some of... read more