Top 3 Lies Teachers Told Me
Sometimes a teacher or professor says something so prolific (read: bizarre) that it resounds with me. Here are the top three things that made me blindly believe everything my teachers said, only to have me find out within this past year that they were lies. Horrible, horrible lies. 1. Mr. Ellithorpe, World History I, c. 2001-2002 The lie: “The Romans had this thing called vomitoriums. They...
Do Red Light Cameras Reduce Accidents? (click) →
I won’t lie about this… this article is painfully and unnecessarily long. So I read the beginning and the end and skimmed the middle. Twenty-four states have installed red light cameras. Fifteen states have banned red light and speed cameras. So what’s the deal? This article basically concludes that studies have been inconclusive… great. The cited report recommends that...
Questions I've Googled
A variety of things pique my interest. I decided to share the answers to some questions that appear in my Google history: How long does it take a gum wrapper to decompose? — 2 to 3 weeks in a warm, moist compost. How did the Village People start? — Two French musical composers had the “cop” record the first demo. After that, they took out an ad in a music trade magazine...
I can count 14 mushrooms from where I’m sitting in my room right now. None of them edible. Fancy that.
If Historical Events Had Facebook Statuses (click) →
This professional photographer I know from Miami posted this. Too funny. Even features an appearance by Buddy Christ. This stuff is funny because it’s trueeee. :P