Use DropBox, Don't Drop Out

This story of a grad student who had his dissertation and the backed-up files stolen from his car. Bummer. Now he may have to drop out.

Don't let this happen to you! Back up your stuff using DropBox or a free online service like it. Store stuff. Don't drop out.


Soy Aphids, Part II?

It's that time of year again in Champaign-Urbana: time to start wondering if the soy aphids will return like a plague. As everyone with a face and lungs remembers from last year, the bugs were everywhere. They'd cover your face when you walked, jogged, or biked—and they were all too easy to breathe in.

So we wait. For the bugs.