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Weekend Wonderings

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekend Wonderings. We have tidbits regarding The James, a couple miscellaneous commentary topics and a musical finale. Fire up the speakers, cause it’s Sunday morning! Grab your beverage and let’s proceed.  The James/Wexner: Here is some research from the folks at The James regarding the use of a deadly […]

It's All Academic: Are Human Brains Quantum Computers?

Writing survey questions for research studies is a very tricky task that must be done carefully in order to not bias the results. Not only must one be careful in the wording of the questions in order to not bias the survey taker or lead them toward a certain response, even the order of the […]

tBBC Legends: The Worst Buckeye

We hope you enjoyed a very inspirational <a title="Jesse Owens Best Buckeye Ever” href=”http://www.thebuckeyebattlecry.com/2014/06/tbbc-legends-the-best-buckeye/” target=”_blank”>Best Buckeye Ever last weekend in Jesse Owens. And as unanimous as a choice as he was from our staff, and I was honestly surprised by the many choices for Worst Buckeye Ever. In my lifetime, it has hands down been […]

Wednesday Night Rumble: Things I Think

A little while back I let it out of the bag that one of my favorite writers is Sports Illustrated’s Peter King. Forget what you think of him as an analyst on Sunday Night Football, his columns are top notch and he has a style unique to himself. (One of these days I’ll spill who […]

Weekend Wonderings: Father's Day Edition

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekend Wonderings. Grab whatever beverage that you need (coffee is nice, see above) and let’s proceed. We’ll have some news from The James, some miscellaneous commentary and wrap it up with a track by Eric Clapton. The James/Wexner Here is an interesting example of cross-fertilization between departments and between universities.  The […]

Flag Day

Here we are, June 14th, Flag Day in the United States. This date is the “birthday” of our flag. Per the article on Flag Day in Wikipedia, below. And, as you see, below, it is also celebrated as the “birthday” of the creation of the United States Army. So, we get a two-fer today, and […]

Weekend Wonderings

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekend Wonderings. I hope that you notice the new header (above) that is the end result of efforts from tBBC’s Arts & Graphics Department. (Thanks, Joe). This is a “says it all” graphic; the James is in the background and our beverage if coffee. Another addition, the weekly embed […]

tBBC Roundtable: Summer Fun with Friends

We have always been and always will be the roundtable experts around these parts and this time, it’s no different! Important stressful stuff is winding down in the sports world and summer is here — so let’s have some fun with the usual suspects and some twitter friends (Jim, Jeremy, Mike) I have invited over for […]

Weekend Wonderings

Welcome to another edition of Weekend Wonderings. Grab whatever beverage that you need and let’s proceed. Go ahead, take whatever time you need, I’ll wait. We’ve got the usual updates from The James, a couple items that would not please Giordano Bruno (right) and a song that will get you in the mood to finish […]

It's All Academic: How Would You Pay It Forward?

The concept of ‘pay it forward’ is something that is very familiar to Ohio State fans thanks to people like Woody Hayes. For most of us, paying it forward takes the form of donations, in the form of time, money, goods, or a combination of these, to various causes and groups that are important to […]

Weekend Wonderings: Memorial Day Edition

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekend Wonderings. Grab whatever beverage that you need and let’s proceed. In fact, this is a 3-day weekend, so you’d better grab an extra one while you’re up. And, yes, let’s give thanks to these gentlemen on the right, and their fellow servicemen, who made the sacrifices that we […]

It's All Academic: Ohio State Named Most Unequal Public University

Buckeye fans enjoy seeing Ohio State at or near the top of rankings for a variety of things including numerous sports, academics, and research spending. Thanks to the all-around strength of OSU, we’ve gotten rather used to seeing the university we love at the top of those lists. However, not every list is one that […]

Weekend Wonderings: Anniversary Edition

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekend Wonderings. Grab whatever beverage that you need and let’s proceed. My Lovely Bride and I will. You can be sure of that. This coming week we’ll be taking a couple days off to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary.  As I tell her, it’s been the best 25 (26 […]

It's All Academic: OSU Researchers Look at Concussion Rates Among Athletes

Football has always been a dangerous game and while most people have always recognized that there was a chance that players can be injured at any time, that risk has generally been accepted as a cost of doing business. However, in recent years research into the long term effects of concussions and other repeated head […]

It's All Academic: tBBC Congratulates OSU's Faculty Award Winners

It is May and now that Ohio State has switched to semester, that means the school year is winding down; of course back in the day of trimesters we’d still be in school for another month. That means that students are studying for finals, seniors are hunting for jobs and preparing to graduate, coaches are […]

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