Tag Archives: Science

Neil deGrasse Tyson Has Some Advice for Parents

June 13, 2014


Originally posted on The Feminine Miss Geek:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIEJjpVlZu0 How to raise a scientist.

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The Science of Game of Thrones

May 23, 2014


Originally posted on Anibundel:
PBS takes on the science behind Game of Thrones…namely the seasons and why they are so wildly unpredictable. But there’s more to it than that. There’s also discussion of the planet’s size, Continental drift, and of course, dragons.

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Stop What You Are Doing and Watch This Film: Mindwalk (full film)

April 29, 2014


It isn’t hyperbole to say this film changed my thinking profoundly and I re-watch it every year or so. This is the conversation that could save our Planet and help us not self-destruct as a species. One kind of strange thing…I discovered I relate to different characters/points of view at different points in my life. […]

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Tweet of the Day: Hoverboard Hoax Edition

March 7, 2014


So mean to tease us. WE NEED OUR HOVERBOARDS & WE NEED THEM NOW. If drones can soon deliver pizza and books, SURELY we can find a way to make this happen. C’mon Science! I’m counting on you!

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347. Spring Break at Adventure Science Center

March 4, 2014


Originally posted on 365 Days of Music City:
This Spring Break take a journey to the outer reaches of the universe, discover the amazing systems of the human body, or scale seven levels of the Adventure Tower at the one and only, Adventure Science Center, located in Music City! This place has EVERYTHING a family needs…

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How Sriracha Makes Everything Better. #Science

February 25, 2014


From this article, “Jalapenos and other chili peppers are packed with two potent compounds — capsaicin and dihydrocapsaicin. These molecules perform a mind trick on our nervous system: They make us think our tongues have touched something scalding hot, like boiling water. To keep the tongue from getting burned, the brain triggers the sensation of […]

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6 studies that offer fascinating conclusions about human sexuality

February 20, 2014


Originally posted on TED Blog:
At TED2013, Christopher Ryan explains the evidence that, before the dawn of agriculture, humans had overlapping sexual relationships. Photo: James Duncan Davidson In today’s talk, Christopher Ryan, the co-author of Sex at Dawn with Cacilda Jethá, takes a deeper look at the standard narrative of human sexual evolution we’ve long…

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Can Emotional Intelligence Be Taught? Yes, and it should shape all our interactions with kids.

September 12, 2013


Can Emotional Intelligence Be Taught? Yes, and it should shape all our interactions with kids. I worked as a counselor for twelve years and an educator for ten. I cannot stress how important this concept is. You see the glaring absence of these skill in college students — unable to learn because they have no […]

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Ok. I admit. I originally read this because of the giant “PENIS” on the graphic. #LearnSomethingNewEveryDay

May 13, 2013


From I love fucking science group on FB

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Guest post: Best Books on Quantum Physics for the Not-So-Good-At-Science

March 9, 2013


Billy Valentine . A friend recently asked me to recommend books on Quantum Physics. So far here are my favorites ranked by accessibility and fun. 1. “How to Teach Physics to Your Dog” by Chad Orzel -fun and super accessible 2. “Voodoo Science: The Road from Foolishness to Fraud” by Robert Park -funny and super […]

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