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Richard Dawkins Conversation With Neil deGrasse Tyson At Hayden Planetarium

A really interesting, albeit fairly lengthy, discussion between Neil deGrasse Tyson and Richard Dawkins. They start off their talk with the human mind, logical thinking, and science, and carry on from there. I like when they talk about beauty in the world, … Continue reading

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200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes – The Joy Of Stats

“Hans Rosling’s famous lectures combine enormous quantities of public data with a sport’s commentator’s style to reveal the story of the world’s past, present and future development. Now he explores stats in a way he has never done before – … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #6 – Darwin Day

Happy Darwin Day! February 12th makes the birth of one of the most famous scientists known today: Charles Darwin. Darwin Day is a celebration of his birth and his achievements, and so today’s Throwback Thursday is to do with that. … Continue reading

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BAHFest West 2014 – Sarah Hird: Why Do Mammals Sleep?

“Sarah Hird explains the need for sleep. BAHFest is the Festival of Bad Ad Hoc Hypotheses, a celebration of well-researched, logically explained, and clearly wrong evolutionary theory. Additional information is available at http://bahfest.com/” (YouTube) This is a highly amusing video that … Continue reading

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The 25 Biggest Turning Points In Earth’s History

The BBC have an excellent interactive infographic detailing the “25 biggest turning points in Earth’s history“. From leaps forward in evolution to devastating asteroid impacts, these were the turning points that shaped our world. The 25 milestones are: The Earth … Continue reading

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Why Science Is NOT ‘Just A Theory’

“Have you ever heard ‘evolution’ dismissed as ‘just a theory’? Is a scientific theory no different to the theory that Elvis is still alive? Jim Al-Khalili puts the record straight. There’s an important difference between a scientific theory and the … Continue reading

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Nature’s Masters Of Disguise

Can you spot the mossy leaf-tailed gecko in the image above? If you can do it within a few seconds, you have a very keen eye. Over at The Guardian, they have a great collection of photographs of nature’s masters of … Continue reading

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