Putting things in focus

Once in a while, you need to just focus and see the beautiful things out there.

Playing fetch with a big, dumb, lovable dog

Sometimes even a very good dog decides that she's going to do what she wants to do and does it.


“How to deal with road rage”

I don't know if I've told this story before, but here it goes... A few years ago, when I was driving down to DC for classes almost every day, I decided to pull into a fast food place and grab lunch. I was a little rushed because I wanted to get to school early and ...


Best Inspirational Speech Ever

I think I've posted this here before, but it's worth re-posting. Today I take a biostats quiz and next week a biostats final exam. They're known for their brutality. So let this be something to inspire all of us being tested in this and so many other ways:


Terry Crews on what being a man is all about

It's refreshing to see someone be open and very vocal about what being a "real man" is all about. Hint: It's not about putting down women; we're not in a competition with them. The interview runs for about 20 minutes, and each minute is worth it.


How Korea sees unwed mothers

This is an interesting and eye-opening video. It deals with how women in Korea are treated when they become pregnant out of wedlock. You think the United States is "conservative" about marriage... Just wait until you listen to this:   It is a very sobering video from an otherwise funny and informative couple of ...


Video of the Day: Dr. CJ Peters

I've been an admirer/fan of Dr. CJ Peters for a long time. His book, "Virus Hunter", is his autobiography and it tells many fascinating stories of Dr. Peters chasing viruses around the globe. Here's a video of him telling us about a "wake up call" he got.


All those nicknames you’ve been using? Not cool.

How many of us, as children and even as adults, have called people names because they acted "weird"? I know I have. It's one of those things about human interactions that anything outside the norm is to be labeled and made fun of, or shunned and kept away. What we often fail to recognize is ...


A moment of levity: The life of a guinea pig

Eight hours in the life of a guinea pig compressed into a minute and a half.

From Crash Course History: “Disease!”

Diseases, especially infectious ones, shaped human history to where it is today. But you don't have to take my word for it...