As an ant man, I’m psyched for the release of Ant-Man. There are so many ants with real superpowers, that we know about because of amazing Real Ant People, genuine ant savants. Let me tell you about some ants with amazing superpowers. Two classic…
I had to renew my driver’s license this month. I considered heading to the DMV dressed like this: But I decided to go sans colander, and my driver’s license ended up looking like this: Meh. I’ve looked worse. In California, you’re not supposed to be able…
I’ve done most of my fieldwork at a biological field station. Many people come and go, but there are a lot of common interests and some longstanding friendships. I’ve had the chance to befriend people over the course of several cohorts of doctoral…
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How Many More Books Will Students Read Because I'm Not Writing One?
Research in the humanities may be keeping higher ed from giving sufficient priority to teaching, but the problem is not the research itself,
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Dr. Seuss Apps Can Now Record Parents Reading Books Aloud
The Dr. Seuss iOS apps -- digital, interactive versions of childhood classics like The Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham -- have been up