More than $60,000 in cash and prizes is up for grabs at Penn's annual student invention competition. Finalists include an alarm clock which uses "advanced physiological signal analysis" to wake you up at the perfect time, and a machine which can automatically assemble and package burgers. It's all more evidence the future of America will be a lazy and obese one.
This lecture seems pointless. What could you possibly learn from hearing somebody speak in paragraphs that you couldn't learn from random five-word sentence fragments?
It appears hockey stole all the excitement set aside for the entire NCAA postseason. Three No. 1 seeds went down in the first round, two game tying goals were scored with under one second left, and two game-winning goals were scored with under twenty seconds left. The result is a Frozen Four consisting of one top seed (Boston University), one No. 3 seed (Vermont) and two No. 4 seeds (Bemidji State and Miami of Ohio). It's almost exciting enough to make people in D.C. care about college hockey.
Things are looking up for Conference USA. In addition to having two baseball teams in the top 25,
Not so fast with that hobbit costume. Vermont's annual Tolkien shindig is an academic conference (i.e. the attire should be "casual" and not "fantasy.")This year the focus will be on "sex and/or gender in Middle Earth." Scintillating.