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A review; Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy

All I’ve been doing this past week has been playing Crash Bandicoot. As I’m sure most of you know, the remastered N. Sane Trilogy of Crash came out on June 30th of this year. Of course it was right before the weekend and I work every single weekend of my life currently, so I saved game play for this past week. I will admit that I did not play the original Crash Bandicoot when I was younger, however I did play a lot of the side scrolling platform games like Mario and Donkey Kong. Playing Crash Bandicoot did give me that nostalgic feeling I had when I spent hours playing Mario, and dying, repeatedly. The anger of dying repeatedly is so real, even after all this time but I really wouldn’t replace it for anything.  Disclaimer: I haven’t beaten the game yet. I started solo on the first, then to make it co-op my husband and I started the second one and just have been switching off every level or when we die, which is unfortunately a fair amount of the time. So here are some of the tips and …
A couple of weeks ago I did a handful of presentations for my friends’ S.T.E.M class. If you don’t know what S.T.E.M, that’s ok because I also wasn’t aware that a program like this existed until my friend asked me to present. The program “is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — in an interdisciplinary and applied approach” (http://www.livescience.com/43296-what-is-stem-education.html) It’s a fantastic program, once my friend explained what it was. My audience was multiple classes of female high school students, yikes. I remember being in high school and having guest speakers and just being bored out of my mind. So I decided to make my presentation blunt. I presented on what I currently do for work, what my likes and dislikes were and my daily tasks as a Lead Scientist Quality Control Microbiologist for a Pharmaceutical Company. However, I told them “Most of what I do at work is yell”. And …