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The Public Disdain for Science

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

An essay about common public opinion towards science.

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science in the public

Chapter 4: Faceless Clues

Posted on Jan 26, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Investigators find a terrible scene on the wrecked Rogue 5... and a mystery threat is born.

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mask of rogue seven 7, mystery murders, science fiction, story, shawn olson

Scams to make you feel cool

Posted on Jul 15, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Scams I almost fell for... Poetry.com and Manchester Who's Who

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manchester who's who, poerty.com, scams, frauds, cons

Colorful Insect Photos

Posted on Jul 30, 2013 | Last Updated Jul 30, 2013

Some colorful insect photos.

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insects

Why I believe in free will

Posted on Sep 1, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Why a skeptic believes in free will.

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free will, metaphysics, belief

Creatures in 2011

Posted on Dec 5, 2011 | Last Updated Dec 5, 2011
Blanchard's Cricket FrogLarge Blue DragonflyDead Assassin BugFly on BranchSpider in Web with fangsSwamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle

Photos of various creatures I took in 2011, including the Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle, flies, a dragonfly and the Blanchard's Cricket Frog.

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insects, animals, frog, wildlife, photos, blanchard's cricket frog, dragonfly

Jessica Strock

Posted on Jun 29, 2011 | Last Updated Jun 29, 2011

I go to North Franklin Elementary.

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jess,jessy,grump bear

The root of educational failure

Posted on Nov 17, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

The reason public education suffers is because the primary participants (students and parents), do not share a love for learning.

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why schools fail, educational problems, education, curriculum

The other end of life

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

An emotional editorial by Shawn Olson about old age originally printed in the Messenger.

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life and death, old age, nursing home, grandpa olson, grandpa himes, solitu

Insect Oddities

Posted on Jan 1, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 3, 2011
aphids on stemwater boatman

These are some interesting photos of insects I took in 2003.

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cool insects, insect photos
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