Tales of senior year: volume II // a weird bio lab

This is the first year I can remember where Halloween fell on the weekend --- and it's also the one year I can remember where it wasn't just religious people who think the holiday is demonic that decided to skip celebrating it. Speaking of dark magic, we did a spooky lab in biology a few… Continue reading Tales of senior year: volume II // a weird bio lab

Imagine there was an invisible skyscraper everywhere on earth

The seeds of this post started when I saw that a newsletter I'm subscribed to made a mini-series of five videos about 5G. I had no idea what 5G really was, so I made my dad watch them with me. And because he has a weirdly detailed understanding of the topic and helped explain it… Continue reading Imagine there was an invisible skyscraper everywhere on earth

More virtual games to play with your friends

The Wikipedia Game Description: It's like Candyland, but instead of drawing cards, you get to the end by clicking hyperlinks. I first learned about this game freshman year in geometry class. My teacher that year shared her room with another teacher, and they were super good friends. So one day we walked into class and… Continue reading More virtual games to play with your friends

I finally read those classics I bought two years ago

One on hand, I wouldn't really recommend any of these, and on the other, I would recommend all of them. That's how I feel about classics in general. (Of course To Kill a Mockingbird is an exception, that goes without saying.) Sometimes they're confusing, and sometimes they're boring, but I don't know -- there's just… Continue reading I finally read those classics I bought two years ago

The Percy Jackson/Heroes of Olympus Book Tag

Finding out from Olivia that Percy Jackson is getting a Disney Plus adaptation ranks among the most exciting news I've ever heard. It's also one of the most bewildering. Like, what are venture capitalists doing? They be out there throwing money at risky start-ups while this unicorn is just waiting for them. The market for… Continue reading The Percy Jackson/Heroes of Olympus Book Tag