Cool Geeks = an oxymoron?
Bookish Fun: 7 Projects to do once you finish reading a book
Can geeks be cool?
Let’s take a step back and think about the inherent nature of words that describe people.
Beauty = the eye of the beholder
This cliched saying used to confuse me. Is beauty not black and white? Aren’t people either beautiful, average, or not? But then I realized that beauty is an opinion, and as such, it is subjective and can not accurately defined. This liberates the term and allows it to be used on the full spectrum of human existence.
To the Little Girl who Hatched Mosquitoes in Her Room
During my goal to read 101 books in a year, I've discovered that after a reading binge I need time to process the books I read. But of course I don't want to stop thinking about books. If you are similar, you may be in the following situation.
School Doesn't Teach You About Death
Dear Little Girl, One hot summer, upon perusing the dusty shelves of books in your living room, you pulled out a book about mosquitoes. You read this book and learned about the threat mosquitoes pose to the world, how scientists genetically engineer them, and most importantly for this story - how to recognize a mosquito egg sac.
5 Ways to Procrastinate More Effectively
School doesn't teach you about death. What to do when you're working at the table next your dying grandpa who's clutching at your monitor because he thinks it's something else.
Does your brain ever nag you about that thing you "should be doing" when you are actually quite enjoying the sound of virtual seagulls while surfing in the web? Never fear, you live in the internet age. With these 5 easy steps, learn to procrastinate at will. And once you get started, it only gets easier.