My restaurant rating scale

My friends and I have, over the last six months, developed a numeric scale we use for rating restaurants. In the interest of concretizing these definitions, »

Why and how to quit Facebook

You're addicted to Facebook, most likely. It's alright to admit that. A lot of us are addicted. I was addicted, too. After all, it's one of »

Temps perdu

I write this post from Fort Lauderdale International Airport as I wait to board the last South Florida to Philadelphia flight of my life. The second »

Maximizing the distance of a throw

I stumbled upon an interesting problem in Kleppner's An Introduction to Mechanics — chapter 1, problem 21. The problem states: A boy stands at the peak of »

The most important lesson the Ivy League teaches

Let’s face it — if you were sufficiently academically successful in high school to be admitted to an Ivy League university, you were probably a big »