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Bill Nye The Science Guy Boo’ed off Stage For Stating Facts

You can do and say a lot of things in Waco, TX but don’t you dare try to tell them how the moon works.

Bill Nye The Science GuyBill Nye “The Science Guy” was in town for the McLennan Community College’s Distinguished Lecture Series giving speeches on Mars exploration, climate change and energy consumption. Everything was apparently going fine until Nye made the cardinal mistake of suggesting that the moon itself does not emit light but rather reflect the light from the sun. Read the rest of this entry »

10 Tips for Staying Sharp During an Online Class

online schoolsAs we might have covered in the past, one of the greatest benefits of attending an online college is being able to go to class at your leisure. However, with that freedom comes challenges, such as staying awake and on top of things when you decide to start class at 11 o’clock at night. You might need help staying awake though your online nursing school lecture, for example. Here are ten tried-and-true pieces of advice you can employ the next time you’re attending class by moonlight.

Eat and Drink. Stimulation of any kind helps to keep your brain awake and focused, and not daydreaming about butterflies and bunny-filled fields. Protein-rich foods (meats, cheese, soy) are known for promoting brain function, fruits like blueberries and bananas give you antioxidants and happy, wakeful nutrients, and anything spicy will give your mouth something to think about other than your pillow. To be avoided: milk, turkey, sugary stuff and excessive caffeine, since those either contain the food-coma inducing tryptophan or cause catastrophic brain crashes further down the road. EduBook has a few other ideas you might use.
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A Cartoonish Cure for Your Back-to-School Blues

Feeling down because school is around the corner? Here are some back-to-school cartoons to cheer you up and let you know you’re not alone.


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OMG, It’s Grad School!

Would you apply to graduate school based on this ad? OMGLOLWTFLMAOIOUBBQ!!!


Stream Your Education Online at Netflix

Online movie rental pioneer Netflix is shifting its focus more and more to streaming video online through your computer, video game system or other streaming device. But did you know that among the thousands of movies and TV shows available on Netflix are scores of educational options on virtually all of the most popular college majors? Here are some examples. Now, if anyone busts you for “goofing off” on Netflix, you can tell ‘em you’re trying to earn your degree… Read the rest of this entry »