Category Archives: Misc.

View from Above

So today, after some work in the apotheke in the morning, Brandon and I decided to take a drive out into the countryside and see what we could see since neither one of us has really been sightseeing in the … Continue reading

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Getting Acclimated

Today was a down day to catch up on things after my travel to Cyprus. Surprisingly, jet lag has not been a problem. I was able to catch up on some research work and some departmental work, so it was … Continue reading

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Bumper Car Sighting

So, I went down to Larnaka today to pick up Brandon at the airport and get ready for a PKAP day at the museum tomorrow. We still have some illustrating and cataloguing that needs to be done, so hopefully that … Continue reading

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Cheating at UCF

As we approach final exams, it was interesting to read about a cheating scandal at the University of Central Florida. The post on this topic by Robert Talbert includes a video of the class where the professor at UCF confronts … Continue reading

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Gambling on Grades?

A new website called Ultrinsic is letting students bet on the grades they will earn in college. According to the website: “Ultrinsic is a web-based college platform that provides incentives to students for academic achievement. Ultrinsic exclusively dedicates itself to … Continue reading

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Organizing…

Each summer, after the PKAP season concludes, I spend some time back in PA trying to organize things (my office, my laptop, my desktops, etc.). Usually any new system I adopt does improve my organization……for a while anyway. So, I have been … Continue reading

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Rent your Textbooks

I spent some time surfing at the Barnes & Noble website today, looking at their e-reader the Nook. I have been looking at eReaders desperately trying to figure out which to get. I want to use one in Cyprus when I am looking … Continue reading

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