Archive for the 'tv' Tag


I’m not much of a TV person… In fact, I haven’t had cable (or an antenna) hooked up to my TV in going on 7 years now. So when I do like a TV show, it says something (and in the wonderful world of the internet, getting that show without cable is easy as pie. Mmm, pie.). Heroes is such a show. Sure, it has a sci-fi/comic book theme. But beyond that, it’s filled with complex character interactions, thrilling and thought-provoking storylines, and characters who are interesting and fully-formed, with actual inner lives and realistic motives. And the central themes the series is dwells on- heroism, courage, faith, discovery, and the desire to understand– are a powerful brew.

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Futurama may be returning to TV

Why you should cancel Cable TV

Alright– two posts in one day. This is a great article on Why You Too Should Cancel Cable, along with a good summary of how TV’s passive nature is insidious. Check it out!

The twilight zone?

Just when I thought things couldn’t get much weirder at work, the bosses begin discussing something I expect out of news of the weird, not something an actual company would consider. (continued)


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My first first-author paper!

Just wanted to share that my first first-author paper is now online! In the journal Stem Cells and Development, here’s my paper on “Roles of Integrins in Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Growth on Matrigel and Vitronectin.”

The Future of Scientific Publishing

Just read a fascinating (if lengthy) essay on disruptive technology and the future of scientific publishing. Well worth the read!


Just wanted to share’s Visual Guide to Deflation, which is quite explanatory.

All Things Stem Cell

Hey all Paradoxdruid readers! I recently started up a blog on stem cells that I’d love you all to take a look at:

Barely Literate: The Fermata

I participated in another Barely literate book review podcast, this time on Nicholson Baker’s “The Fermata”. Give it a listen!

Time for Change

Obama has outlined a strategy for America, in great depth. Read all about!

Free Rice

Okay, I’ll admit that it’s entirely possible that I am the last person to learn about this website*, but it’s really addictive. 


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