Cartoon Laws of Physics

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Cartoon Law I Any body suspended in space will remain in space until made aware of its situation. Daffy Duck steps off a cliff, expecting further pastureland. He loiters in midair, soliloquizing flippantly, until he chances to look down. At this point, the familiar principle of 32 feet per second per second takes over. Cartoon Law II Any body in…

Happy Supreme Sacrifice Day!

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Supreme Sacrifice Day recognizes the ultimate sacrifice made by some for the good of others. History is filled with examples of  people who offered the supreme sacrifice for other people. We offer these examples: Jesus Christ gave the supreme sacrifice when he died on the cross for us. Soldiers in battle gave their lives to protect our freedom, our way…

College Applicant

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This is an actual essay written by a college applicant to NYU in response to this question: IN ORDER FOR THE ADMISSIONS STAFF OF OUR COLLEGE TO GET TO KNOW YOU, THE APPLICANT, BETTER, WE ASK THAT YOU ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION: ARE THERE ANY SIGNIFICANT EXPERIENCES YOU HAVE HAD, OR ACCOMPLISHMENTS YOU HAVE REALIZED, THAT HAVE HELPED TO DEFINE…

The Ides of March

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Caesar: Who is it in the press that calls on me? I hear a tongue shriller than all the music Cry “Caesar!” Speak, Caesar is turn’d to hear. Soothsayer: Beware the ides of March. Caesar: What man is that? Brutus: A soothsayer bids you beware the ides of March. (Julius Caesar Act 1, scene 2, 15–19)   Ominous warning, one…