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Histography – Timeline Of History

Histography is a fascinating project. It’s an interactive timeline that spans across 14 billion years of history, from the Big Bang all the way up to 2015. The site draws data and events from Wikipedia, and allows you to search … Continue reading

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Will Varley – Seize The Night

Will Varley – Seize The Night. Great song by Will Varley, with backing vocals courtesy of Frank Turner. Bit of an odd video, but amusing. Seize the night, do you best to lose track of time. Onwards!

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xkcd – Hoverboard

You can’t help but love xkcd. Most of the time, the author Randall Munroe draws single, one-off images. Occasionally, he goes all out and creates truly wonderful comics. A few previous examples include Time, Pixels, and Click and Drag. This … 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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Time Trap (Short Film)

Time Trap is a clever and funny little film by Michael Shanks, about a spaceman who becomes stranded in space, but not in time. After his ship develops a fault and he’s forced to land on a desolate planet, the spaceman … 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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Leon Vanstone – Science Is Not Magic

“Winner of FameLab, PhD Hypersonics Leon is a rocket scientist; he researches how air flows over things at several kilometres a second. This really only applies to rockets, re-entry vehicles, a few missiles and a plane or two. Missiles aren’t … Continue reading

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