Tag Archives: reading

Post 42: The answer to life, the universe, and everything

“This must be Thursday,” said Arthur musing to himself, sinking low over his beer, “I never could get the hang of Thursdays.” This is the 42nd post I have published on Inlostlands, and because I’m a dork and like discussing … Continue reading

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How to read science like a scientist… and why grad school is the number one cause of alcoholism.

Usually it all starts out innocently enough. I first read the abstract (a short summary provided by the authors) of a scientific “peer-reviewed” paper in order to decide if I want to commit myself to finding and downloading the pdf file of … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins: Addictive, but oh-so predictable.

It’s addictive, fun, but oh-so predictable. And it suffers from the fact that there’s potential for it to be more interesting than it actually is. The series picks up in the last novel, but you still have to get through … Continue reading

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