Tag Archives: The Guardian

Throwback Thursday #18

What better way to start off this week’s Throwback Thursday with an epic rap by Bert and Ernie. Who doesn’t want to see these excellent characters rapping? You never know, they may play the violin next. Or better yet, a violin with … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #15

It’s that time of the week again! Throwback Thursday is back, so let’s get stuck in. First up, a speedy, trippy, Google Street View Hyperlapse video. This is cool, speeding along various roads and landscapes, but becomes great with the … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #14 – Magic

Today’s Throwback Thursday is all about magic, science, and mathematics. Above is a fantastic video showing a little wooden automata performing magic, created by Per Helldorff. Using a simple turning lever, a ball appears to teleport before your eyes. I … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #12

After last week’s down-to-Earth living in Brighton special Throwback Thursday, this week we take the stars. I can’t remember where I got the above image from (probably Twitter), but it’s awesome. Around our planet, we have one moon (you may … Continue reading

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Pi Day 2015

Tomorrow is Pi Day 2015! March 14, 2015, otherwise written as 3/14/15. I wrote about Pi Day last year, but this year is even more special. Not only does the written date go up to five digits, but it’s possible … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #10 – Fukushima

“A year ago, three nuclear reactors melted down at the Fukushima power plant in Japan. Nature Video takes a look at the ongoing efforts to stabilize the reactors and prevent the spread of further contamination.” (YouTube) It’s been four years and … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #7 – Kepler

In last week’s Throwback Thursday, we focused on Darwin and the species on our planet. This week we’re focusing on the Kepler spacecraft and the new planets it has discovered. Back in 2011, Kepler discovered several planets orbiting within the habitable zone … Continue reading

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