Ever want to have someone simply explain science-y stuff? Well, here’s your chance. Using only the most commonly used 1,000 words, scientists explain 18 pretty complicated concepts. The results are pretty stinking funny. Geologists Anne Jefferson and Chris Rowan created the Tumblr “Ten Hundred Words of Science” to collect examples of scientific text rendered into […]Read More 18 Complicated Scientific Ideas Explained Simply
This was my first Wes Anderson experience. Well, not actually. Apparently he’s also directed several commercials. You can watch those here. (Thank you Mental Floss.) Basically I went to see this because I thought it was hilarious when Ralph Fiennes ran away when the police accused him of murder. (It’s the little things that make […]Read More The Grand Budapest Hotel
So I have a problem. It isn’t a big problem, but it is recurring. The problem is I read a lot. How is that a problem, you ask? Well, let me ‘splain it to you, Lucy? My vocabulary is rather…extensive, because I read a lot. Some of the words that I know, don’t get bandied […]Read More How Do You Say That?
I grew up with The Comma Queen. Grammar mistakes were often met with glib sayings that have stayed with me, (and end up uttered whenever faced with a opportunity similar situation) apparently, for life. Did things like this ever happen to you? Examples Question: Where is the insert whatever you’re trying to find here at? Answer: Somewhere […]Read More Things That Drive Me Nuts…Common Grammar and Spelling Mistakes
Do you ever wonder about stuff? I wonder about stuff. Like those life hacks that I have been inundated with online. They sound really helpful! I pin them on Pinterest, share them on Facebook, but I never actually try them. Really what I wanted was to ask around until I found someone that had tested […]Read More Have You Ever Wondered, Do Those Life Hacks Actually Work?