high science

While you’re on a study break:
  • Paint your nails. Doesn’t matter if you’re good at it or not. It’s a quiet, calming, easy activity that takes up the perfect amount of time for a break and still requires some amount of focus. Put on a Youtube video or Netflix while you do it.
  • Watch a John Oliver video. If you don’t know him, he’s a comedian and host of Last Week Tonight on HBO. His pieces are hilarious, informative, and all around 15-20 minutes. 
  • Change the sheets on your bed. Changing your sheets often is good for your skin, still technically productive, and who doesn’t love snuggling up in a fresh bed after a long day? 
  • While you’re at it, clean your space. It’ll get you on your feet and again, still technically being productive. 
  • Make yourself something to drink. I hate to be that blogger™ but  Stay hydrated, loves! No energy drinks, if you need something more exciting. We are adults in this household, we get our caffeine like adults. Always go tea or coffee. 
  • Take a nap. There are legends that if you drink a coffee before you take a nap, the caffeine will wake you up naturally a little bit later and you’ll feel super energized. That sounds fake but idk knock yourselves out. 
  • Put on an RIP Vine compilation and dissociate for a bit. I’m not kidding.
  • Take a shower. Or just stand there under the hot water a bit. You’ll feel like a new being. 
  • Know that you are a boss
  • Seriously 
  • You got this and I believe in you 

Types of Girls: city edition

Paris girls: loves pastries and sunsets, romanticizes everything, obsessed with bands, genuinely kind, in an existential crisis, keeps a diary, can be aloof

Tokyo girls: amazingly stylish, loves studio ghibli films, minimalists, good at giving advice, loves skincare and makeup, appears confident, takes naps, daydreams a lot

New York girls: passionate about their opinions, tall, eyebrows on point, interested in film and art, will ask you if you’re ok if you look sad, wise beyond their years

London girls: has short hair, loves coffee and stripes, can make anyone laugh, hardworking when they feel like it, can be easily anxious, likes creative hobbies

Sydney girls: loves beaches and nature, down to earth, prefers comfy clothes, easily distracted, always down to hang out, excited about the stars, easy to talk to

Berlin girls: talented in science, has high ambitions, easily jealous, loves collecting quotes, acts strong, always there for their friends, really likes flowers or sweet food

I think the best piece of advice I have got ever was in my third year of CS, in an algorithms and complexity class. I remember when we went up to the blackboard and someone was stuck in some part of a problem, the professor always told us to take a step back. Literally. So I remember people took a step back (even, sometimes some people returned to their seats to see the whole blackboard) and it seemed, they magically got the answer. In those times I questioned that. How someone who has been stuck in the same problem for a long time, take a step back and then see what’s the problem?

Then, one day, I was in the blackboard and was stuck somewhere, the professor gave me that advice. One step back and I saw the blackboard in a different way. I was able to keep on writing a solution for the problem.

After that, I found it doesn’t need to be a literal step back. It can be going for a walk, drink or eat something, whatever. You know that, if you ever feel stressed and you can keep going on, relax, but you seldom do that. At least, I don’t.

So, today, I was programming something, but it didn’t work. I was 100% sure, I understood what I needed to code, but it wasn’t still working. I decided to brush my teeth and drink water; meanwhile I was summing up what I had done. I rethought the whole problem for a moment, and I got it! I was focused in the details, instead of the whole picture.

I have been reading thos “Humans are weird” “Earth is space Australia” things etc. etc. and after reading the Humans need of an animal companion thread, Humans being super cute to aliens thread and humans having more survivability compared to aliens. After reading all of that makes me think we’re one of the most high maintenance sentient beings that can be one’s companion. And since there’s a variety of possible Alien outcomes, Human alien hybrids can exist, other aliens being allergic to us and some just unable to have a Human companion because they are just unfit for human companion care lifestyle.

Humans one of the most High Maintenance Companions of the galaxy.

80′s Movies You Need To Watch

Sharing some of the Movies I love the most from the 80’s, Here goes:

E.T. (1982)


Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)


Risky Business (1983)


Sixteen Candles (1984)


Teen Wolf (1985)


The Breakfast Club (1985)


Weird Science (1985)

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)


Stand By Me (1986)


Can’t Buy Me Love (1987)


Heathers (1989)


Say Anything (1989)


Subject- and Class-Specific Study Tips

SCIENCES

Biology

Anatomy & Physiology

General Biology (AP)

Chemistry

Biochemistry

Organic Chemistry

Physical Chemistry

Mathematics

Calculus

Physics

General Physics

Quantum Mechanics

Electromagnetism

Engineering

Electrical

Mechanical

Computer Science

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Psychology

HUMANITIES

History

European History (AP)

Literature

STANDARDIZED TESTS

High School

AP

College Admission

ACT

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Happy studying!

the other day i was covering for one of our cashiers and a customer came through with a monster high doll. normally I’ll ask if the kid or whoever is a fan of whatever the person is purchasing and this person told me “yeah, she’s really into science and this one is sciencey, but i’m not too keen about the outfit”. i look at the box and nod and say “yeah, I don’t think open-toed heels are safe for a laboratory environment”. the customer just looked up at me with big eyes and whispered back “thank you for saying that”

@ science people who get bad scores on exams but love learning their subject. I have some words of wisdom from my theoretical mechanics professor to you:

“The universe not only has an inexhaustible supply of wonder and excitement, it also has an inexhaustible supply of problems… and those problems are one of our great sources of joy as scientists. I know college is hard and this class is hard. But I hope that all of you students finish your classes this semester, no matter your grades and keep learning and keep doing what you love.”