A Billion to One

In the Star Wars movies C-3PO is often heard quoting the odds of something happening and it’s usually at a moment where there’s a lot of very precise digits.  So, in case you wondered the Star Wars odds for successfully navigating an asteroid field are 3,720:1.  I wouldn’t bother to confirm if this is accurate or…

Writing Past the Professor

It’s late. You’ve been at it for hours. You got the assignment weeks ago. On this one you didn’t procrastinate. You started compiling notes. Now you’ve now been writing for hours. You look at the clock on the computer screen you’ve been staring at. Is that what time it is? It was easy to lose…