Friday, May 29, 2015

so wat?

 Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day. 


Thursday, May 28, 2015

Quote of the Day


"An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong. "
Russell Baker

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Word Parts - bio


One of the fastest ways to increase your vocabulary is by learning word parts, i.e., roots, prefixes, suffixes or forms.

The TRiO SSS Scoop will give you a new word part every so often so that you can begin to work on increasing your college vocabulary. Here's your word part for today...

bio - life

biology - study of life; biography - story of someone's life; biosphere - layer of earth that has living things; biohazard - something that could harm living things; bioluminescence - light made by living thing (some fish or lightening bug); symbiosis - when two different kinds of living things have a close relationship.

And what do these mean?

autobiography, antibiotic, biodegradable, biopsy

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

so wat?


For all you smokers and non-smokers who keep saying that tobacco is bad for you...try blame plonium instead.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Word Parts - academ


One of the fastest ways to increase your vocabulary is by learning word parts, i.e., roots, prefixes, suffixes or forms.

The TRiO SSS Scoop will give you a new word part every so often so that you can begin to work on increasing your college vocabulary. Here's your word part for today...

academ - Latin, originally Academus/Akademus a name of a hero in Greek mythology; then it became a gymnasium near Athens where Plato taught.

academe - place of learning, especially a college or university; academia - scholars and students of the academic world and their activities; academic - connected with education, educational institution, or educational system; academical - belonging to an academy or higher institution of learning; academicism/academism - artistry that relies on conventional techniques or emphasizes the formal aspects of an art form, such as painting or poetry.

So what's an academician or what does academy mean?

Thursday, May 21, 2015

so wat?

Did you know...
If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on your right side. If you are left handed, you will tend to chew your food on your left side.