What was I thinking? Archives | Baltimore Post-Examiner

‘Active shooting’ yourself in the foot at Stevenson University

You’d be hard pressed, in this day of Virginia Tech/Columbine/Navy Yard to blame a college for panicking around reports of a potential gunman. But panic is exactly what Stevenson University did today, and blame I will. “Active shooter” they instant-messaged students […]

article-stevenson3-0331

‘Active shooting’ yourself in the foot at Stevenson University

By

You’d be hard pressed, in this day of Virginia Tech/Columbine/Navy Yard to blame a college for panicking around reports of a potential gunman. But panic is exactly what Stevenson University did today, and blame I will. “Active shooter” they instant-messaged students […]

Continue Reading...
colors and people all jumbled

The strength of the Irish (trigger warning)

St. Patrick’s Day proves the mettle of Irish culture throughout the world like few other ethnic celebrations can. It shows the strength of the Irish that on this one

martin

Zimmerman verdict: Sympathy for the bigot?

No one is innocent. Not Zimmerman. Not Martin. Not myself, nor you, dear reader. I feel for Trayvon Martin’s family, and though white, I do know the experience of being

footprint

NASA: Dinosaurs walked on Goddard Campus

A grouping of 110 to 112 million-year-old dinosaur footprints pressed into mud from the Cretaceous Period have now been safely moved from their original setting on the grounds of

Comet_Hale-Bopp_1995O1

World Ends: Asteroid heading toward Earth and Moon’s orbit

Did we survive the Mayan Apocalypse? Really? Because I’m totally girding my loins for the mass hysteria surrounding 2/15/2013 when Asteroid 2012 DA14 sweeps between the Earth and the Moon’s orbit.

gunviolence

Let’s help people with mental health problems

“… Sources across the nation shook their heads, stifled a sob in their voices, and reported fuck everything. Just fuck it all to hell. “All of it, sources added.” Too soon,

caroling

Worst Christmas (Caroling) Ever

It seems trite to say you couldn’t make this story up, so I’ll just say that if you knew Vern (not his real name) you’d know this could be

SANDY-GOES-FULL

Hurricane Sandy slams Maryland – Is this all you’ve got?

Growing up 100 yards from the Chesapeake Bay, but just high enough to thumb my nose at the storm surge tide gave me an unhealthy skepticism of the power

writing

Academic titles and writing – sucks

Academics make me sick: Why some people need to just shut up. This paper will discuss horrible things about academic writing and why academics need to just stop. First we

brain-1

Knowledge Omnivore: Taking learning more seriously than school

The other day, Brendan told me most of his school assignments were too easy. Tonight, we watched a Smarter Every Day YouTube video about all the mechanics of bird

HOME / ABOUT / CONTACT / JOIN THE TEAM / TERMS OF SERVICE / PRIVACY POLICY / COMMENT POLICY