How to survive the "snake-fight" portion of your Ph.D. defense

Most people think that Indiana Jones' fear of snakes stemmed from a traumatic childhood experience. Wrong. In truth, his ophidiophobia came about after failing repeatedly to defend his Ph.D. thesis. Jones may have known his archaeology backwards and forwards, but all his hours of academic research did basically nothing … » 7/06/12 3:40pm 7/06/12 3:40pm