Jesse Stone
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Jesse B. Stone loves science and writing. Apologies if you were looking for the "Jesse Stone" played by Tom Selleck in the CBS movies.

From the mind of Jesse

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Guns + Galois = The REAL Good Will Hunting

Will Hunting isn’t the only misguided mathematician with a Hollywood story. Meet Evariste Galois, the OG of algebra. Real duels, real guns, real murder.

Jesse Stone
September 17, 2020
Science
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The Art of Racing in a Derecho

In which the author learns how stupid it is to try and outrace a derecho on a bike.

Jesse Stone
September 10, 2020
Lifestyle
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An Incomplete and Growing List of Things I’ve Wanted to Be “When I Grow Up”

Ah, little Jesse Stone had some big dreams. And, you know what? So did medium and big Jesse Stone. What do YOU want to be when you grow up?

Jesse Stone
August 14, 2020
Lifestyle, Wildcard
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Where I Can {Sign In}: A 2020 Reboot of Where the Sidewalk Ends

Much has changed since Shel Silverstein published “Where the Sidewalk Ends” in 1974. Notably, well, the internet. A modern adaptation for the wired days.

Jesse Stone
August 5, 2020
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Einstein vs. Newton Rap Battle: Real Physics {Beef}

Einstein vs. Newton. A Hamilton-inspired rap battle to determine who is the undisputed king in the physics battle royale.

Jesse Stone
July 16, 2020
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Consider The Lobster’s {Inner Monologue}

The last thoughts and despondent inner monologue of a lobster on the verge of being boiled. Contemplating existence never tasted so buttery and rich.

Jesse Stone
June 18, 2020
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5 Crazy Facts About Your {5 Senses}

Did you know you can see with your tongue? It’s true. And there’s more where that came from. We’ve got a crazy fact for all of the 5 senses.

Jesse Stone
June 12, 2020
Prompts, Science
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FAQ About the Food and Drug Administration’s New Microfiction Contest

Drugs used to need to satisfy some of the strictest medicinal criteria to earn FDA approval. These days? A good narrative is all you need.

Jesse Stone
May 26, 2020
Politics, Pop Culture, Science
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Some All-Time Lists “Sir” Charles Barkley Would Not Be On

Charles Barkley deliberately left LeBron James off his “Top 5 NBA Players of All-Time” list. So, where does Chuck rank… on anything?

Jesse Stone
May 6, 2020
Sports
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