the worst part about being a Canadian child was colouring in Nunavut
a close second is being forced to fit the entire word “Saskatchewan” within the borders of the narrow-ass rectangle that is the province
What about trying to cut out a map of Canada? Do I try to follow the edge of all Nunavut’s islands or do I just cut one giant triangle up there?
A student going through for engineering is like a woman going through childbirth. Once it’s over, you forget how intense the pain was in those moments and how much you suffered. It’s easy to rationalize going through it again.
—My former TA, an engineering graduate herself
How is it that someone was smart enough to realize pants should come in different lengths because people have longer or shorter legs, and yet I can’t buy a “long sleeve” shirt that actually goes to my wrist?
How is it 3 am?
—Me, at least twice a week during my last year of undergrad
For the first time ever, a paralyzed man can move his fingers and hand with his own thoughts thanks to a new device. A 23-year-old quadriplegic is the first patient to use Neurobridge, an electronic neural bypass for spinal cord injuries that reconnects the brain directly to muscles, allowing voluntary and functional control of a paralyzed limb.
w h a t