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 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: Math Tips?

Posted: 05 Apr 2012, 5:37 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 1,062


I had a conversation with an art teacher about visualizing math. It can be done, usually, but it just isn't the way it's taught since the people that teach math really didn't learn it that way. For example, in algebra you lean "FOIL" to separate and then multiply, say, (a+b)^2 and get = a^2 + 2ab +b...

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: Do any of you have this scent or is it just me???

Posted: 21 Feb 2012, 1:18 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 1,693


I've also heard about the study that says women's tears are chemically effective in reducing male arousal. But concerning emotions manifested in ways other than effusive, torrential sobs, i think the opposite correlation is true. I should make a graph that tracks my stress level (independent) and th...

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: "But you don't /seem/ like you have aperger's..."

Posted: 24 Jan 2012, 11:36 pm 

Replies: 40
Views: 4,983


I've heard this everytime (except for one person who happened to have autistic siblings) I've disclosed in the last 2 years. It's kind of upsetting, feels like I'm being undermined, but at the same time i guess it's a sort of victory. I guess. I really do not hide my eccentricities at all, really I ...

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: How can you be a team leader?

Posted: 24 Jan 2012, 10:55 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 635


This sounds like it will be a cheery presentation! Haha. First off, I'm always for keeping the mood as light as you can, but still focused and not too far from the topic. I mean, don't be a task master - you can joke around and have some fun (actually, in moderation this can make you all more produc...

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: Khan Academy

Posted: 23 Jan 2012, 6:18 pm 

Replies: 21
Views: 6,208


I love this man. Spent so much time on that website; it's a wonderful place. Oh! Word to the wise (or hopelessly lost as the case may be) Another awesome math helper is patrickjmt on youtube. Oh man, I was pretty much in love with that man all through calculus I and II - and I revisited the fling du...

 Forum: Art, Writing, and Music   Topic: Drawing

 Post subject: Drawing
Posted: 02 Dec 2011, 2:41 am 

Replies: 7
Views: 1,324


So, I was in a legit drawing class this semester. I had no experience and no idea what to expect going in but it has been a wonderful experience. I've never drawn with a model before, or at least never really tried to draw realistic depictions of things before so i had no idea what to expect as far ...

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: Extracting dna from ancient bone

Posted: 02 Dec 2011, 2:03 am 

Replies: 9
Views: 1,977


Thanks for the replies! Yeah... so ancient is a no go anyway. But I imagine bones that are just 1 or 2 centuries old will be significantly less problematic to work with, yes? And I will be working with human bone - probably a femur, maybe a tibia, and it should have some marrow leftover inside. Also...

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: Extracting dna from ancient bone

Posted: 09 Nov 2011, 2:20 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 1,977


I don't know if this is a long shot, but does anyone have experience in this?

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: Filling out scholarship apps

Posted: 07 Nov 2011, 1:22 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 608


Man, I've worked hard. When did my life get so ridiculously busy? O_o I don't understand why I have to prove to people how busy I've been in these scholarship apps by taking time that I don't have to write out everything that I am doing in a way that they find appealing. I wish they could just take ...

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: lab class

Posted: 16 Oct 2011, 3:37 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 1,151


I'm a visual thinker and can't read that well. so answering non visual questions in class is a no go. If something seems nonvisual to you, you should try to come up with a visual interpretation of it that you understand so that you can answer questions about it. I am the most visual thinker that I ...

 Forum: Games and Video Games   Topic: Arkham City gets 10/10

Posted: 05 Oct 2011, 12:40 pm 

Replies: 28
Views: 3,148


Freaking excited I can't even express how much oh man I am going to play this thing to death i can't wait too excited for punctuation I can't wait

 Forum: Women's Discussion   Topic: Halloween costume advice - sorority girl

Posted: 01 Oct 2011, 5:03 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 2,983


Hey, ladies! So I'm going to a halloween party with my highschool friends that I've known for a long while now and it's costume mandatory. I attend one of the most fratty and greek colleges in the US. We're literally almost 90% greek. We also have many spoiled daddy's girls about - you know, the sor...

 Forum: Women's Discussion   Topic: A sense of pride

 Post subject: A sense of pride
Posted: 29 Sep 2011, 12:24 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 710


Hey, when you make it through a really hard day, successfully, and that day just happens to be one of the heaviest days of your period do you ever feel like past feminists (Like susan b and margaret thatcher) would be so proud? NT friends told me i was hilarious when I asked them this. :lol: But I'm...

 Forum: Health, Fitness, and Sports   Topic: Running shoes

Posted: 29 Jul 2011, 4:22 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 935


Thanks so much for the advice! I'll head to a running store next chance i get.

 Forum: Health, Fitness, and Sports   Topic: Running shoes

 Post subject: Running shoes
Posted: 27 Jul 2011, 2:28 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 935


I recently decided I should get a good pair (been running 1 or 2 miles before work ~5 mornings a week for a few months now and I plan to keep it up) so I googled some info on how to pick a pair out. ... O_O. I had no idea it would be so complicated. I figured I'd just pick a pair up in my size next ...

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: Relating to and/or easily accepting "rude" or &quo

Posted: 21 Jul 2011, 9:10 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 824


Title is supposed to be "relating to and/or easily accepting 'rude' or 'mean' people " but the forum hates me right now. :p I find that I tend to be more forgiving and accepting of others' social indescretions (stuff that most people see as being rude or mean) than others are. For example, a while b...
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