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  1. Plato: Ze Girugameshu (1/2)

    Because I was asked to Blog it.

    1. Plato’s ideal society

    In Plato’s ideal society, justice is present when all citizens have their own place and are happy in their place, respecting those who are above them in the hierarchy and content to fulfil their duties. We’ll go over this in more details if it becomes required, but for now I’ll simply briefly present the hierarchy that Plato suggests for such a city.

    The first, most populous, class ...
  2. All aboard the hype train

  3. To Know the Unknown, Part 1: Ammonium is a Dumb Bitch

    We had our practical test on cations yesterday, and we were asked to find an unknown cation. No big deal, I said. It'll be easy, I said.

    I was wrong.

    First off, since our instructor told us that ammonium gives out the smell of pee, I immediately tried to smell the solution, but it didn't smell like anything. So I dropped some hydrochloric acid in there, and nothing. My shoulders drooped slightly. I didn't get a group I ion. So I added some thioacetamide to that and put ...
  4. Self/Destruct

    by , March 3rd, 2015 at 11:13 AM (The Headless Galah)
    "You've got to be fucking kidding me."

    >be me
    >high-achieving History student at top-shelf Aussie university
    >early in the new academic year
    >shit to be done, shit's getting done
    >today's project, flesh out preliminary bibliography for honours dissertation
    >venue? the library
    >library computers = unrestricted access to JSTOR/ProQuest/Project Muse/et.c.
    >cocaine for history majors
    >anyway, searching
  5. Zyuuden Sentai Kyoryuger

    With the premiere of Power Rangers Dino Charge, I decided to rewatch this series, and I gotta say this is probably one of best Sentai Series I've seen. The chemistry of the cast and the zany antics probably has a lot to do with it.

    Plus the auxiliary rangers are really cool. Just wish they had more screen time. Kyoryu Silver was the best out of them, but that's just probably because of Torin being cool.

    After watching a few eps of Dino Charge, I have to admit it's being ...