On How Music Affects Your Brain (and Why Canadians are Awesome)

Music is my #1 motivation for pretty much anything- especially homework.  Do work for biology?  Maybe the Beatles will take some of the weight off of it.  History paper?  The Hamilton soundtrack on low volume can serve the same function as caffeine.  Got a truckload of algebra equations?  A bit of Beethoven can make things…

Science is Inspiring!

Science is Inspiring!  Sorry we’ve been gone so long, but with the current scientific climate, our adventures ( and yours) through the world of science have become even more critical.  That is why were back!!   We plan to explore such topics as the return of the Galapagos tortoises, the effect of music on our…

The Grand View

“In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.”                                                                              …

Can you put an equation to happiness?

Yeah, it’s true. Scientists have created an equation that can determine how happy you can be at a given moment. To me, personally, it looks like a bunch of gibberish which I can only hope to understand. But in plain English, it shows the relationship between your expectations for how good (or bad) something’s gonna…

National Park Service Centennial: 100 Years of America’s Greatest Idea

Today, America’s National Park Service turns 100.  One century of preservation of this country’s natural and historical beauty, one century of activists legacies of protecting some of the gems of the wilderness from ourselves. This epic of preservationists, conservationists versus corporate interests goes back farther than the establishment of Yellowstone National Park.  I can’t pinpoint…

One Giant Leap for Mankind: The Story of the Space Race

          People have been dreaming of flying to the moon for centuries (yeah, Jules Verne, I’m looking at you). But for most of the time, it was confined to poorly informed science fiction (creative, though) mythology and fairy-tales with magical creatures that did not require life support to not, like, die….