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Social Media: The Fast Food of the Internet

I haven't been very satisfied with the internet these days. Actually, I haven't been satisfied in general--why is there a bowl filled with Windex in my kitchen?--but the internet certainly hasn't helped. Between bad advice, stupid comments in the comments section, and a steady, exhausting bombardment of celebrity news and Valentine's Days advertisements, the internet … Continue reading Social Media: The Fast Food of the Internet

Science Problems in “Interstellar”, Part Two (Global Warming/Environmental Issues)

In this segment I'd like to focus on the environmental science of this film and the climate-change scenario they portray. Credit where it’s due: Dust-bowl conditions could happen again. And millions/billions could/would starve. Even on a decadal time scale, we will see the bread basket of America suffer from severe drought, water depletion and top … Continue reading Science Problems in “Interstellar”, Part Two (Global Warming/Environmental Issues)