THE COLLEGE HILL INDEPENDENT

Articles by Matt Surka

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I NEVER FORGET A FACE

Science, Feb 26 2009

by Matt Surka

A female voice greets you by name, and you know you should feel happy that this girl, from six paces of …

THIS WEEK IN WEIRD SCIENCE

Science, Feb 12 2009

by Matt Surka

Vampire traps12:17 PM, T-minus seven hours and forty-three minutes to third-date pickup hour, strolling down a mall walkway somewhere between Abercrombie …

CONCERNING E-DEHUMANIZATION: THE DIALECT OF INSTANT MESSAGING, AND WHY IT'S NOT THE END OF CLOSENESS AS WE KNOW IT

Features, Nov 06 2008

by Matt Surka

Friend request accepted," reads a Dentyne gum ad on the wall of a Boston subway car. The huge letters are watermarked …

KNOWIN' THE WAY THE WIND BLOWS: DESPITE NEW TECHNOLOGIES RI WIND FARM OPPOSTION PERSISTS

Features, Oct 23 2008

by Matt Surka

It is the largest state-sponsored project in Rhode Island's history, and it's being proposed during extremely tight financial times. As Katie …

THE ART OF GOING UNNOTICED: TUNE IN, FADE OUT-NO TABLETS REQUIRED

Science, Oct 09 2008

by Matt Surka

Throughout history, people have been fascinated by the idea of the Invisible Man. In movies, novels and comic books, invisibility has …