1. Turns out that college freshmen are lazy and sleep deprived.


  2. Though model performance is not great, we’re pretty sure glaciers are melting

    MSc. Climate Change, University College London


  3. Monsters are people too.

    English and Creative Writing, University of Utah


  4. There are easy ways to make the Auteur Theory better, and all of them have to do with Christopher Nolan

    English, Dickinson College

    "Death of the Auteur?: Making the Auteur Relevant to Film Studies Again"


  5. The quantum world is unusual, but not as unusual as usually thought.

    Philosophy, University of Bremen

    "Entanglement and Causation: Causal Explanations in the Quantum World"


  6. Tennyson was probably pretty gay for Prince Albert and wrote Arthurian fan fiction for him

    English Literature, Agnes Scott College

    (writing about Idylls of the King)


  7. Big fish swim faster than small fish

    School of Botany and Zoology, Australian National University


  8. i played yume nikki when i was 18 and am trying to build an academic career from it

    Communications, Media and Cultural Studies, Emmanuel College

    "I am not a Machine; Remapping Political Discourse in Postmodern Japan Media" 


  9. Frankenstein fucked himself over just like the Greek Gods did (by not listening)

    English, Hull University 

    "Hubris, Hamartia and the Downfall of the Gothic Hero"


  10. How people’s emphatic, macabre fixation with really awful murders has an effect on legal policies and punishment and stuff

    Murder, Media, and Mayhem: The Metamorphosis of California Murder Cases to International Media Sensations

    Legal Studies, University of California, Berkeley


  11. powerful people want your personal data because $$$

    Sociology, San Diego State University

    "The Surveillance Network."


  12. The (mis)recognition of qualifications is all about the violence of the collective knowing-it-all-better.

    Sociology, Humboldt University Berlin



  13. Do we actually make choices???? A depressed man tries to justify why he broke up with his fiancee.

    Philosophy, Boston College

    (The Concept of Freedom within Søren Kierkegaard: A Philosophical Reconciliation of the Human and the Divine)


  14. David Hume probably thought mathematics was possible.

    Liberal Arts, St. John’s College

    “Hume’s Empirical Mathematics”


  15. The muscles in my thumb are so much stronger after eighteen months of constant pipetting to make these nanoparticles.

    Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University

    "The Development of Polysaccharide-based Nanoparticles for the Prevention of Foam Cell Formation during Atherosclerosis"