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How to defeat physics?

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If your only issue is with the problem solving, then the only thing that's going to help you is practice. Do exercises until you're beyond sick of them.

Halfway through the week Cant wait for the weekend

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Me looking out of my window: http://imgur.com/Ypw79Dq

I might get kicked out of college due to false accusations

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I realize how serious this probably is for you, but I honestly couldn't help but laugh for a solid three minutes straight. With that out of the way, if you can get campus police to somehow suppo

what039s an ability you want to be good at

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Composing music. It's on the bucket list, but that's for a couple decades down the line.

Are you a morning or night person?

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Depends on when I'm awake.

I am genuinely concerned at this point

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Skimmed through his last few stories; to be frank, I couldn't tell you for sure. The only real insight I can offer (aside from the common sense alternative: "he was joking" ) is regard

where do you get your news

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Anywhere halfway reputable, but I always acknowledge the presence of some sort of bias. So instead of reading the entirety of what some half-whit journalist has to say, I just skim over the article to

How do I become you?

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Forgo a full night of sleep for the rest of your life.

Opinions on what classes to take next semester?

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I can't be entirely specific about what you should take, but I would recommend some things to consider. -If you're considering taking either physics or calculus, just take them both. The ap

Opinions on Cussing

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I speak like a saint by default, but like a sailor when frustrated enough (without regard to my surroundings). There really is no in between with me.

I work at the front end of a grocery store, ask me anything

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Is customer service every bit as infuriating as I remember?

My flights been delayed

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Sneak into the VIP lobby and grab some food.

Cool stuff to do while taking a year off from school?

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With respect to @acuppa 's comment, I would recommend getting to know MATLAB a bit better if you can afford the student license. It's not difficult to learn and you'll probably make use

Is college a popularity contest

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College is only a popularity contest for those who don't deserve to be there in the first place. It's fine to have a healthy social life; in fact, it's even recommended, but one has to

How badly do W039s affect your transcript

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@dbenbaruk: Depends on your justification; in this case, you claim that most of them were due to your active service, which is easily justifiable. Just one essentially unexcused W isn't going to

How badly do W039s affect your transcript

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W's have no numerical effect on your GPA, but too many of them can be a source of some questioning. So long as you are able to sufficiently justify the W's, there shouldn't be a problem

Were you groomed to act a certain way

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I was meant to be a devout Catholic with a set of family-prioritizing morals (essentially a typical Filipino). I'm the climactic opposite of that, so they failed miserably.

What did you eat lately? Food adventure thread

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I had a chicken salad about eight hours ago. That was pretty much the last "real" food I've had all day today. Dinner was the vending machine special (bottled green tea and two bags of

can anyone help me do this math question

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Assuming simple interest: -note that the model for simple interest is A = P(1 + rt) where A is the end value, P is the initial value (or principal value), r is the rate (remember your decimals), and

need help with some high school math pls

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I wont do your homework for you, but I will at the very least give you a hint. Note that the maximum number of turning points for a polynomial function of order n is "n-1". So long as you

God is crap

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@readers: I'm well aware of the actual definition; it was simply a joke (admittedly a poorly executed one, perhaps a bit too esoteric). Although, you do having something of a point with Nietzsc

God is crap

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Well, if you assumed the definition of the Spinozian "God", then you'd technically be correct.

i just wanna slap this kid

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Unfortunately, that's just reality; I always see students just doing the bare minimum or cutting corners on their assignments. Sometimes it bugs me a bit, but in the very end, it's their t

isnt this some weird sense of humor?

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It may be shock humor (which really isn't all that weird), but I would first need a bit more context. Is it a forum specifically known to intentionally parody this sort of thing or is it them be

Your Free Time

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What is this "free time" you speak of?

Trouble deciding a major. What039s yours?

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I majored in Psychology for my undergrad at first, but eventually tacked on more and more minors because I kept developing new interests. In the end, my transcript read off as follows: Psychology, B

What is your insecurity?

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The possibility that I may reach a point where things stop making sense. It's happened before; for example, do research on any late mathematicians that ended up studying concepts of infinity. Th

What YouTube videos do you watch

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During my undergrad I would watch various online lecturers for different courses. My personal favorites were Stanford's Machine Learning and Harvard's Abstract Algebra. It's a pretty ef

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@piana: It's an automatic process; if you've spent as many years as I have reading academic papers, it just becomes habit at some point. Also, you can't really "read" a rock;

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@piana: I actively critique things as I read them; you're free to dismiss the post (not that you absolutely had to in the first place).

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As others have either hinted or actively pointed out, there are ways to touch onto existential philosophy without giving off the impression that you're "trying too hard". I don't m

are you getting younger?

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I'm fairly certain I'm aging at an accelerated rate.

Why do smart people look smart?

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Have you considered that people you think 'look smart' might not actually be all that intelligent and vice versa? For every 'smart-looking' person you show me, I'd have an eas

seems like a no brainer but I want some opinions

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Money is great, but if you're genuinely content and/or happy with your current job, then I don't see why you should change. People have a tendency to forget that wages aren't everything

Shoplifting

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Shoplifting? No; if I were actually going to put the effort into stealing something, it wouldn't be something as petty as a $0.99 trinket or pack of gum. It would have to be something far more pr

How much character do you have?

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This isn't the kind of question you can get a reliable self-reported answer from; the only way to effectively evaluate these characteristics is to ask their peers about how they view them. By ask

games i can waste a lot of time on

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Any game that has a grinding component (this includes Maplestory) can fill that quota. Grinding-oriented games are literally built to be time sinks.

Which Sports Do Basilers Do?

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I used to kickbox, but I still play raquetball every now and then.

What do you score on this political compass?

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http://i.imgur.com/zsKVoew.png

Do you smoke marijuana?

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No; I've never been a fan of the cognitive effects excessive use of the plant tends to have. Then there's that smell.

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It would probably be worth mentioning that the only mathematics background required for accounting is very basic arithmetic (meaning addition/subtraction and multiplication/division). Even then, this

Why did you vote for Trump

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In terms of potential outcomes, I can scarcely see the difference between the two; honestly, the filth-flinging contest between the two parties seems redundant at this point.

Weird thing with my hearing

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It sounds like a fairly common condition among swimmers referred to as "Swimmer's Ear". In short, it causes temporarily impaired hearing or complete hearing loss. Here is something a bi

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-Mathematics, cognitive science, philosophy(specifically philosophy of science and etymology) -Academia (even the horror stories) -Teaching -Staying up for 36 hours at a time(which I don't recom

What do you eat at a buffet?

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I stopped going when I was younger because people don't know how to not sneeze on everything at point-blank range.

Would this combination of classes be too much for a freshman

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@angelkinda: I would recommend setting time aside every weekday for any particular given subject. Since there are five weekdays, you can schedule two days (preferably in a row) for Calculus. Keep note

Would this combination of classes be too much for a freshman

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You should be fine; your classes are actually fairly typical of most incoming freshman. Introductory philosophy courses typically aren't that heavy, but be prepared think a bit differently. Bio

Loki s guide to sleep

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Why would I sleep when there's so much to do?

what039s interesting

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Trying to get this damn drift diffusion model to work.

Do you tip

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Usually; unless that particular employee was exceptionally bad. Otherwise, I usually tip fairly well out of pure empathy for customer service workers due to my time working in some upscale(ish) grocer