Category Archives: Science

24 Hours Of Reality: 24 Reasons For Hope – Live Now!

24 Hours of Reality is live now. If you care about a better, cleaner future, tune in and check it out, and live to hope again. Onwards!

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24 Hours Of Reality: 24 Reasons For Hope

“Every movement has its moment. This is ours. On September 16-17, Al Gore, chairman and founder of The Climate Reality Project, will share 24 reasons why he’s hopeful that we CAN solve the climate crisis.  Want to watch? RSVP now, … Continue reading

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Origami Robot

“Using techniques inspired by the art of origami, a US-based team has built a robot that can fold itself into shape starting from a flat sheet.” (YouTube) This is both amusing and awesome. It’s an origami robot that can fold … Continue reading

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There Was No First Human

“If you traced your family tree back 185 million generations, you wouldn’t be looking at a human, a primate, or even a mammal. You’d be looking at a fish. So where along that line does the first human show up? … Continue reading

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PHD Comics – Open Access

“What is open access? Nick Shockey and Jonathan Eisen take us through the world of open access publishing and explain just what it’s all about.” (YouTube) PHD Comics has an excellent explanation of what Open Access is all about. In brief, … Continue reading

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Pixels

I’m a huge fan of xkcd. The most recent comic, entitled “Pixels“, is one of those that you can spend a long time getting lost in. Similar in scope to “Click and Drag” and “Time“, “Pixels” invites you to scroll … Continue reading

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Airline Cancellations Are Always Bad, Right? Wrong.

It’s horrible when your flight gets cancelled. All the excitement and preparation go out the window, and you’re left feeling angry, resentful, and frustrated. So why are flights cancelled? Is it purely for the airline companies to save money? The … Continue reading

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