Academics, Writing and the Real World
sasquatchmedia: I just read about a phony 1996 study an NYU physics professor submitted to a journal for publication as part of an experiment. Alan Sokal’s study, titled “Transgressing the Boundaries: Toward a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity,” was riddled with academic jargon and intentionally made absolutely no sense. But the author wanted to see if the big words and fancy talk...
International Space Station sex ban - Telegraph →
John Lennon autographed Lyrics sell for $1.2M USD →
Wish I could have bought this! Also video of song A Day in the Life”, which was lyrics that was sold! link to pics of original manuscript!
Found this concept to be quite interesting especially for videographers or anyone who loves video…in beta now
Giant Eye sculpture to lure tourists? →
Wow..kind of bizarre..Chicago will display this sculpture in an attempt to draw tourists…my take…I don’t think so…but…interesting though and will like to see stats to see if it indeed did attract tourist.