WordArc: Lilian's Articles/rss/LilianRSS Feed for WordArc: Lilian's Articlesen-usMon, 04 July 2011 03:26:47 GMTMon, 04 July 2011 03:26:47 GMTWordArc RSS 2.0 GeneratorWordArc@wordarc.comWordArc@wordarc.comSome Thoughts on Contraposition Logic/Lilian/2010/06/29/Some_Thoughts_on_Contraposition_LogicContraposition is when we are given a proposition such as "If Socrates is a man then he is a human" and from the given proposition another is inferred having for its subject the contradictory of the original predicate, such as "If Socrates is not... Continue Reading at: /Lilian/2010/06/29/Some_Thoughts_on_Contraposition_Logic2010-06-29 03:29:20/Lilian/2010/06/29/Some_Thoughts_on_Contraposition_LogicA Quick Sum up of the New iPad/Lilian/2010/01/28/A_Quick_Sum_up_of_the_New_iPad27 years ago, what we marvel today already existed. Continue Reading at: /Lilian/2010/01/28/A_Quick_Sum_up_of_the_New_iPad2010-01-28 01:53:16/Lilian/2010/01/28/A_Quick_Sum_up_of_the_New_iPadNew Craze: Organic Mushroom Houses/Lilian/2009/03/27/New_Craze%3A_Organic_Mushroom_HousesI guess the Smurfs had it right all along. Turns out that, Insulation made with mushroom spores could eventually replace the familiar pink synthetic foam used by many homeowners to pad their attics and walls. The patented Greensulate formula is... Continue Reading at: /Lilian/2009/03/27/New_Craze%3A_Organic_Mushroom_Houses2009-03-27 18:28:30/Lilian/2009/03/27/New_Craze%3A_Organic_Mushroom_HousesBrainwashing Yourself/Lilian/2009/03/09/Brainwashing_YourselfI am sure that many of you are aware of the placebo effect. When given an inert substance under the guise of treatment, patients often recover from their illnesses in a remarkable show of "mind over matter". Similarly, the 'nocebo effect' is provo... Continue Reading at: /Lilian/2009/03/09/Brainwashing_Yourself2009-03-09 02:35:54/Lilian/2009/03/09/Brainwashing_Yourself100 Year Old Light Bulb/Lilian/2009/03/01/100_Year_Old_Light_BulbToday you'll find a remarkable light bulb burning bright at a fire station in Livermore, California. It hasn't been turned off since 1901. The Guinness Book of World Records, Ripley's Believe It Or Not and General Electric agree the bulb, of un... Continue Reading at: /Lilian/2009/03/01/100_Year_Old_Light_Bulb2009-03-01 21:42:16/Lilian/2009/03/01/100_Year_Old_Light_BulbArtists that Can't Reinvent Themselves./Lilian/2008/11/28/Artists_that_Can%27t_Reinvent_Themselves.%c2%85I remember in Grade 2 I had the entire lyrics to Will Smith's "Parents Just Don't Understand" memorized as I'd rap it to my fellow suburbians during school hours. A few albums and eight years later I heard Will Smith was making a comeback with "Ge... Continue Reading at: /Lilian/2008/11/28/Artists_that_Can%27t_Reinvent_Themselves.%c2%852008-11-28 18:01:28/Lilian/2008/11/28/Artists_that_Can%27t_Reinvent_Themselves.%c2%858 Reasons Downloading Music Shouldn't Be an Issue/Lilian/2008/11/26/8_Reasons_Downloading_Music_Shouldn%27t_Be_an_IssueI've actually lost count of reasons why downloading music is good. But I'll list a few main ones which I'd be interested in hearing your counterpoint, keep in mind that I'm speaking in terms of the type of music I listen to since I don't listen to... Continue Reading at: /Lilian/2008/11/26/8_Reasons_Downloading_Music_Shouldn%27t_Be_an_Issue2008-11-26 23:37:08/Lilian/2008/11/26/8_Reasons_Downloading_Music_Shouldn%27t_Be_an_IssueThis Christmas, skip out on the fireplace will you?/Lilian/2008/11/21/This_Christmas%2C_skip_out_on_the_fireplace_will_you%3FThat fireplace you plan on lighting up for the holidays may cost you a fine rather than bringing you coziness. Yes, the fireplace is a tradition and brings up nostalgia. But along with those old memories it also brings up an old way of polluting.... Continue Reading at: /Lilian/2008/11/21/This_Christmas%2C_skip_out_on_the_fireplace_will_you%3F2008-11-21 01:48:57/Lilian/2008/11/21/This_Christmas%2C_skip_out_on_the_fireplace_will_you%3FObama Brings "Cool" to the White House./Lilian/2008/11/06/Obama_Brings_%22Cool%22_to_the_White_House.%c2%85You can take the cat out of the jungle but you can't take the jungle out of the cat. Ever since Obama's run at President it seems that a new level of youth and enthusiasm has been brought to American politics. That includes the way he speaks, his... Continue Reading at: /Lilian/2008/11/06/Obama_Brings_%22Cool%22_to_the_White_House.%c2%852008-11-06 14:37:44/Lilian/2008/11/06/Obama_Brings_%22Cool%22_to_the_White_House.%c2%85Existentialist Love Poem./Lilian/2008/10/30/Existentialist_Love_Poem.%c2%85I saw a cute boy on the street, It could have been you, It doesn't matter much if it still is, You can approach me if you want to, It doesn't matter if I'm still interested, Either way we'll still feel alone. Continue Reading at: /Lilian/2008/10/30/Existentialist_Love_Poem.%c2%852008-10-30 01:27:15/Lilian/2008/10/30/Existentialist_Love_Poem.%c2%85