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Infinity, part I

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In which, not wanting one of his sleepless nights to go to waste, a humble engineering student tries to explain infinity to “normal” people. This is part I of a three-part series, if… Continue reading

Five Fairly Obscure National Anthems

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As someone who’s fascinated by the amazing diversity of languages on this planet, I’ve often wondered what a particular language sounds like, and as such I’ve ended up listening to countless national –… Continue reading

Reviving a Blog

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Despite the lack of new posts since June 2013, this blog is still getting views!So I felt like doing some long-needed blog necromancy. The blog, with the other posters’ help, shall be revived!No… Continue reading

Blank Page Syndrome

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  You know what I’m talking about. It’s when you’re supposed to write something but can’t seem to be able to start, for whatever reason. I was suffering from it until a minute… Continue reading

Why I won’t ever be able to read fantasy and keep a straight face

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  I just finished reading A Storm Of Swords, the third book in the A Song Of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin (you know, those huge books Game of Thrones… Continue reading

A quick, unscheduled question.

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 = 100 Add three symbols to the above equation to make it correct. Answer correctly to win 2.7 Internets.

Gotta get down on Friday

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… or not, in fact. After a big test, my main priority is to get some sleep. Since I’m still thinking about tests, I’m going to ask you a question at the end… Continue reading

A Counterpoint of Sorts

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A Counterpoint of Sorts A while back, I found this rather biased, but still valid, opinion about the evils of vegeterianism. Enjoy! I disagreed at first, but I now find it rather convincing. 

The little finger, not so useless after all

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I shall let this man speak for himself. Subscribe if you like; he’s got lots of interesting stuff.

Languages & Thought

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  I speak three languages fluently: Italian, English, and French. Several people have asked me: in which language do I think? Maybe only in my native language, Italian? Maybe it depends on the situation? Or… Continue reading