Twenty Sixteen

Wowwee, 2016 has sure been a hell of a ride. We’ve had our ups, and we’ve most certainly had our fair share of downs. But now the year is finally coming to an end and I’d just like to say, on behalf of both of us here at The Nexus, we’ve had an absolutely amazing time. Thank you so much for all the support and kindness. It really makes writing these posts worthwhile.

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The Brazil Nut Effect

Perhaps you’ve been working for a long period of time and you’re suddenly craving some nuts. Oh, how convenient, there happens to be a container of mixed nuts next to you. But as you open the lid, you make a horrifying discovery – all those large, pesky Brazil nuts have wormed their way to the top (unless you love Brazil nuts in which case it will be a more pleasing discovery).

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You’re struggling on a difficult problem, trying to rack your brains around how to approach it. However, every path you try leads to a dead-end, leaving you shaking your fists in frustration. Casting your attention elsewhere, you notice a flock of birds flying past outside your window. Suddenly, for no apparent reason, the solution strikes you and you want to cry out in joy. But what word could possibly fit the occasion?

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