Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Happening on a real life scale…

The Happening is a movie written and directed by the very well known M. Knight Shyamalan. However, it is ridiculous.  It starts out rather interesting with Mark Wahlberg’s character teaching his high school science class, being funny, and asking for … Continue reading

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A Fascinating Place and Awkward Dance

Sanjay Gupta came to Charlotte to lecture in the Knight Theater as one of the Queens Learning Society’s semi-annual speakers in its lecture series on Wednesday, Feb. 20. I found the topic of his presentation to be relevant not only … Continue reading

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CDC—Just a Skype Video is Needed to Save a Town

Do you ever wonder what would happen if a hospital is so swamped with an unknown disease that the doctors do not know what to do? To be honest, the possibility that this can actually happen is a little frightening. … Continue reading

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50 First Dates- Romantic Comedy or Realistic Portrayal?

The first Romantic Comedy I ever saw, 50 First Dates, with Adam Sandler and Drew Berrymore, actually has a surprising amount of real psychology in it. The basic plot revolves around Berrymore’s character who is involved in an accident which … Continue reading

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If Men Took Estrogen…

Whenever I watch the movie John Tucker Must Die I am always interested in the scene where the girls sabotage the character John Tucker by adding in crushed-up estrogen tablets into his muscle-inducing formula. Although I’ve seen this movie tons … Continue reading

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The Core? Pssshh… More like The Birds

Do animals such as birds depend so much on the magnetic field that if the field were to disappear they would drop out of the sky dead? Birds indeed do seem to rely on the magnetic field for navigational purposes. … Continue reading

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Errant Depiction of Psychosis in “The Yellow Wallpaper”

In Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s short story “The Yellow Wallpaper,” the narrator is married to a physician who subjects her to a period of rest and taking in air as treatment for her recent outbreak of “temporary nervous depression with a … Continue reading

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