Number Sets

List the sum of all numbers between 7,777 and 70,000, where the numbers are divisible by 7. Identification of the problem The crux of this problem is to break the larger numbers down into smaller sets, or groups, so that we can try and identify some type of pattern to work with. To solve this … Read more

Cryonics

I recently saw a video on YouTube, which covered cryonics. The video got me thinking… The theory behind cryonics, is that a person can be frozen, and then revived, with technology, at some point in the distant future. The goal, is to allow a person to become “immortal”. The process involves refrigerating the body in … Read more

NES Classic Edition

Now You’re Playing with Power… Again.   The nostalgic console is back! Nintendo ran an old school advertisement on their YouTube channel, on July 21st, 2016, promoting their newest “console,” the NES Classic Edition. It won’t technically be a full console, it will, however, resemble the original Nintendo Entertainment System. The chamber lid doesn’t actually … Read more

What Makes You Happy?

This is the last post for 2015, and a good way to start the new year! See you on the flipside! If you’ve reached a point in your life, where you feel like you are “stuck”, and not making progress, you might need to take a step back, and reevaluate your life; figure out what … Read more

Jail Pass

In 1996, a 19-year-old man was arrested, and charged with murder. Although, the man claimed he was innocent, he was convicted of the crime, and sentenced to 25 years in prison. In 2006, after serving ten years of his sentence, a man came forward with an incredible story; that he, in fact, was the person … Read more

Forever

In life, one of the most harmful thoughts, is that nothing will ever stay the same. Nothing lasts forever, and, therefore, nothing is worth pursuing. Why start a new relationship, or make new friends, when the odds are against your success? Why start a new business, or invent a new product, when, again, the odds are against … Read more

Monkey “Cheese”

Can a monkey own a technology copyright? This image, provided by PETA, is a court exhibit in a case that states the photographer should be granted copyrights to the image, and, therefore, receive monetary damages, because the photograph was used on the cover of a wildlife book. The catch? The photographer, is a macaque monkey … Read more

Cultural Explanation Essay

Lord of the Flies Lord of the Flies has become an exceedingly popular novel since its first publication in 1954. The novel has been translated into 26 different languages and become a standard in English readings in both high schools and colleges (Lambert, 1993). But what is the reason for this popularity? Why does Lord of the Flies stand out so much from … Read more

Cultural Influence Essay

Lord of the Flies Lord of the Flies is an exceptional novel which has had several different influencing factors on current culture. The novel forces the reader to take a closer look into the human culture, where all social boundaries and rules have been removed. What story does this novel have to tell, and how has it affected modern … Read more

Cultural Context Essay

Lord of the Flies, a brilliant novel of a group of schoolboys marooned on an uninhabited island after an attempt to escape wartime events, via an airplane evacuation. Soon after their plane crashes on the island the boys are driven to segregate their selves into two groups. The first group, which is led by Ralph, uses a sensible … Read more