Category Archives: Science & Technology

Internal Medicine – The ‘House’ of Vet School

I just recently finished my first required senior clinical rotation – Small Animal Internal Medicine. Despite my trepidation at taking on such a broad and deep field, I seemed to have escaped the six weeks relatively unscathed, having learned several … Continue reading

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Amusing Ourselves to Death – Part 2

Amusing Ourselves to Death – Part 2 Neil Postman, author of Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business, spends the second half of his book detailing the “Age of Television” and its affects on our … Continue reading

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Amusing Ourselves to Death – Part I

Neil Postman, author of Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business, makes an interesting case on how our generation has migrated from a culture centered on the written word, or the “Age of Typography”, to a culture centered on the visual word, or the “Age of Television”, and how this shift has led to our demise as a thoughtful and intelligent people. Continue reading

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Earth Day Perspective

I have plenty of my own thoughts on the ignorance and insolence of Earth Day, but for right now here is a blog posted by Melinda Penner over at Stand To Reason that makes a good observation concerning a disconnect … Continue reading

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This is sooooo going to be my Fall Break Project…

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The Cult Tightens It’s Grip

After many months of praying and hoping, after long hours of toiling and sweating, crying and screaming. After hundreds of miles and thousands of dollars…my baby has arrived. And no, don’t feel bad that you missed the baby shower. This … Continue reading

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27th February RSS Feed Digest

1) Higher tectonic activity during Earth’s early history could have played a key role in cycling critically important nutrients and energy sources for life. a. Release trapped nutrients b. Release pockets of methane gas and molecular hydrogenhttp://beta.blogger.com/img/gl.link.gif c. Methane and … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Student Resource List

It’s back to school time, yet again. In the spirit of the season, I decided to gather together the best tools, websites, and advice I know of to help make you a more effective and relaxed student this semester. Since … Continue reading

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Human Events Notes on Global Warming

“Global warming made the winter too warm and caused increased snowfall. It made the summer way too hot in one state and much too cool in another. Global warming causes both storms and stagnant air. It causes desertification and flooding. … Continue reading

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Lightbulbs

National Geographic claims that the Egyptians might have had a primitive-type incandescent lightbulb while building the pyramids. They found a large glass bowl (large meaning several dozen feet across) with two brass rods inside. These rods were bridged by a … Continue reading

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