Lego, Space Invaders, & Nicholas Flamel

When people ask me why I chose to study mechanical engineering rather than music, English, or something else, I explain that I have never shaken my childhood urge to play with Legos. Engineering, while somewhat removed from Legos, scratches the itch, but it doesn't stop me from visiting as many Lego stores as I can... Continue Reading →


A Beach Getaway to Le Havre

Le Havre [Loo Ah-v-ruh] is a French seaport in Normandy. The town was almost completely destroyed in World War I, so architect Auguste Perret undertook the job of redesigning the city so that it would still feel French, but with modern considerations in mind. Thus, Le Havre has remarkably wide streets and building facades that... Continue Reading →

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