Wise Words

Wise Words

Wise Words offers tips, perspectives and insight into topics of interest to the general public.
blogjuly4repeat

Two years ago, Wise Words dispelled some of the myths and shared a few surprising facts about Independence Day. Marie McDaniel, assistant professor and Southern’s...
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You’ve probably heard that people use only about 5 to 10 percent of their brain. (As pointed out in a previous post, that’s actually...
bloggettingjob

As college and high school students receive their diplomas this spring, thoughts of finding a job are bound to proliferate. Can I find a job...

You’ve almost certainly seen at least one of those tests that attempts to predict how long you’re going to live. They are usually based...
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Spring has sprung. But for students, the gift of the warmer weather often comes with a price: the anxiety of final exams and projects. The...
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There are loyal fans, rabid fans, and then there are the hooligans. Those University of Kentucky fans who lit fires on the street following their...
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Now this jaw bone is a little long in the tooth. Make that a lot long. An Arizona State University student recently discovered what appears...
Pi

In honor of National Pi Day (March 14), we wanted to recall a 2013 post that talks about a few practical uses for America’s...
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You’ve almost certainly heard the “vocal fry” inflection in conversation. You might even use it yourself. But you probably aren’t familiar with the term,...
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It turns out that George Lucas might have inadvertently crossed the line between science fiction and science when he created the planet Tatooine in...