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15 Fun Facts About...Everyday Einstein

QDT is pulling back the curtain to reveal fascinating facts about each of our experts. This week, 15 things you didn't know about Everyday Einstein, Dr. Lee Falin. 

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QDT Editor
May 8, 2014

One thing you don’t know about me is…

I like frozen grapes.

The best piece of advice I’ve ever gotten was…

From my father: Wish into one hand and spit into the other, and see which one fills up first. This was his standard reply whenever I said something like "I wish I had a..." or "I wish I could do..."

The weirdest reader/listener email I’ve ever gotten was…

Asking about the dangers of radioactive lipstick.

If I wasn’t Everyday Einstein, I would be…

Iron Man

In my spare time I like to…

Write science fiction and fantasy books like this oneThe one I'm working on now is even more exciting.

The strangest pet/animal I’ve ever owned was…

A hive of honeybees.

My favorite book or book genre is…

Pride & Prejudice and pretty much anything else by Jane Austen. Persuasion is a close second.

The book I’m reading right now is…

I, Robot

If I had a super power I would like to...

Join the Green Lantern corps.

My favorite social media platform is…

Real Life™ because you get to meet actual real people - in person!

The weirdest place I’ve ever recorded or written a podcast is…

In the middle of a wetlands nature reserve.

The famous person I’d most like to have lunch with is…

The Writing Excuses podcasters.

If I could give my avatar another accessory, it would be…

A spaceship.

The one thing I would tell my 20-year-old self is…

Dude, stop wasting time playing video games.

My college major was…

I started in physics because I love Star Trek, but there were too many balls rolling down ramps and not nearly enough warp drives and phasers, so I switched to computer science because I enjoy writing code. But part of me always wanted to be a doctor so I compromised and got a PhD in computational genetics. One day I hope to tie it all together and become a science officer in Starfleet. 

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Tune in next week for another installment of this series when we'll learn the 15 things you didn't know about Mighty Mommy, Cheryl Butler.

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