Monthly Archives: March 2011

Matter as the 4th dimension?

As many know, the way we humans view the world in three dimenstions: length, width, and height.  However, from a mathematical perspective, it is possible that there could be more dimensions.  A common misconception is that time is the 4th … Continue reading

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A possible explanation for the Arkansas bird fiasco

http://www.hulu.com/watch/205726/saturday-night-live-weekend-update-cameron-the-blackbird

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Is 2012 happening?

It may be just me, but I feel recently (like as soon as the calender turned), a lot of crazy things have been happening.  The year started off with thousands of birds dropping dead out of the sky.  I still … Continue reading

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Outbreak…Could it happen to us? Or do we see any rise in the Flu as such?

The movie Outbreak was really interesting to me from an epidemiological and pathological standpoint. Maybe it’s just my interest in nursing coming out, but it seems the topic of diseases is always entertaining. The movie especially reminded me of a … Continue reading

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Caution. We’re screwed.

Let’s be serious for a moment. While we all have our differences, we all have one thing in common: A crazy Aunt. Ok, let me rephrase that, my Aunt isn’t really crazy, just paranoid. My Aunt always tells me that … Continue reading

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Believability Rankings

After reflecting on the movie Outbreak, I’ve decided that it is perhaps the most believable film that we have viewed in class thus far. I realize that there were some significant holes in the plot, especially with regards to timelines, … Continue reading

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Oh, Now I Get It!

It is not uncommon for me to be the last person to get a joke. The usual “ohhhh” moment might come a couple minutes later. Going back to the movie Sunshine, I (like most people) thought I fully understood it. … Continue reading

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