Let Me Tell You About My Successful Cousin…

Procrastination seems to infect people around here. People arrive, all bright-eyed and enthusiastic, and then you give them a couple of months and they’re just like the rest of us. I was going to go to Japan at the end of last year, you know. I just put it off for so long that I felt … [Read more…]

Expanding the University Right Into the Water

I know our university is on the waterfront, but I never really considered boat parking to be something we’d need. How many students could possibly be arriving via yacht and/or sailboat of some sort? One, perhaps two maximum? Usually it’s zero, but this year we’ve suddenly had a petition signed by sixteen students who’ve all … [Read more…]

Everything Must be Airtight

I think architectural research is going quite well. Many would simply think that building on the moon is the same as Earth, but it is not true. You have to account for lower gravity, and a less stable surface. Also, you can’t just stack bricks on top of each other and call it a day. … [Read more…]

The Ghost Boat Chronicles

Day 1, on the ghost boat: I’m not sure what the fuss was about. In terms of this boat being old and creepy, I guess I can see what they mean. It’s about 200 years old and barely sea-worthy, which is fine because the challenge said that it’s just getting pushed out into the bay. … [Read more…]