“Fun To Imagine” Starring Richard Feynman

September 5, 2009 at 5:48 am | Posted in Chemistry, Physics, Science, Television | Leave a comment
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This 1983 British television show demonstrated why Feynman was one of the finest teachers and thinkers of the 20th century.

How To Build A 6,000 km Sandstone Wall

July 26, 2009 at 1:18 am | Posted in Architecture, Biology, Chemistry, FutureTech | Leave a comment
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The answer: Use bacteria.

Weird, Weird Science

October 17, 2008 at 12:43 am | Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science, Television | Leave a comment
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Dailymotion User Weird Weird Science has a variety of admittedly weird videos you might enjoy.

Chemical Party

August 22, 2008 at 7:21 am | Posted in Chemistry, Humor | Leave a comment
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How the elements dance at parties.

The Periodic Table of Videos

July 16, 2008 at 4:10 am | Posted in Chemistry, Education, Reference, Science | Leave a comment
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The University of Nottingham would like to take you on a journey across the periodic table of elements, one Youtube video at a time.

“Garbage Island” By VBS.TV

April 22, 2008 at 4:41 pm | Posted in Chemistry, Health, Journalism, Propaganda, Science, Television, Webware | Leave a comment
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A part of the TOXIC series on VBS.TV, “Garbage Island” puts its money where its mouth is and sends a team into the North Pacific Gyre, home of the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch.”

Elementeo

April 16, 2008 at 4:04 am | Posted in Chemistry, Education, Games | Leave a comment
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Finally, a CCG-style game that actually teaches something!

The Wellcome Image Awards

March 11, 2008 at 11:15 pm | Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Eye Candy, Photography, Science | Leave a comment

Awards distributed only to the very best microscopic photography.

The Bacterial Art of Eshel Ben-Jacob

December 17, 2007 at 1:27 am | Posted in Art, Biology, Chemistry, Eye Candy, Science | Leave a comment

Life as paint.

“Elemental Hexagons” Deck

November 14, 2007 at 9:50 pm | Posted in Chemistry, Commerce, Esoterica | Leave a comment

‘Elemental Hexagons’ is a divination deck, similar to Tarot, based on 60 of the chemical elements.  Creator “Calyxa” gives a bit of background here. (via)

Superfund365

September 26, 2007 at 7:51 am | Posted in Chemistry, Health, Journalism, Reference, Webware | Leave a comment

When this interactive visualization is complete, you’ll be able to see a Sacrifice Zone for every day of the year!

Information Policy For The Library Of Babel

September 11, 2007 at 3:35 pm | Posted in Advertising, Books, Chemistry, Dance, Mathematics, Painting, Reference, Statistics | Leave a comment

Inspired by a wonderful short story by Borges, James Grimmelmann has outlined how to manage impossibly huge amounts of information.

Law Is Code

August 7, 2007 at 12:01 am | Posted in Chemistry, History, Literature, Politics, Software, Statistics, Webware | Leave a comment

Legal writing turns out to be more like programming than prose.

Pick Your Candidate

July 23, 2007 at 4:55 am | Posted in Chemistry, Journalism, Politics, Statistics, Webware | Leave a comment

Find out who aligns with your political views among the 2008 presidential contenders.

Graphviz

July 17, 2007 at 4:33 am | Posted in CG, Chemistry, Gratis, History, Software, Statistics | Leave a comment

Graph visualization freeware.

GGobi

July 12, 2007 at 11:34 pm | Posted in CG, Chemistry, Dance, Gratis, History, Mathematics, Software, Statistics | Leave a comment

An impressive, cross-platform data visualization system.

The Largest Known Prime By Year

June 24, 2007 at 6:16 pm | Posted in Chemistry, Dance, History, Mathematics, Painting, Physics, Reference, Statistics | Leave a comment

1,000,000,000 digits by 2024!

DIY Catnip Extract

June 6, 2007 at 3:08 am | Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Crafts, Drawing, Robotics, Statistics | Leave a comment

a.k.a Kitty Crack

Flags By Color

May 29, 2007 at 12:32 am | Posted in Books, Chemistry, Politics, Statistics, Webware | Leave a comment

Pie charts reveal the color coding of world flags.

Did You Know? (Shift Happens)

May 11, 2007 at 8:32 am | Posted in Chemistry, Statistics | Leave a comment

Turns out, size does matter.

Polling Report

May 9, 2007 at 2:54 am | Posted in Chemistry, Gratis, Journalism, Politics, Propaganda, Statistics, Webware | Leave a comment

Get polling information for presidential races.

The Golden Guide To Hallucinogenic Plants

May 2, 2007 at 12:34 am | Posted in Advertising, Biology, Books, Chemistry, Drawing, Painting, Reference, Statistics | Leave a comment

(cue music) The More You Know! (ding!)

The Statistical Art Of W. Bradford Paley

April 29, 2007 at 9:31 pm | Posted in Art, Chemistry, Eye Candy, Science, Statistics, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Responsible for the “Map of Science” below, Paley is considered a rare talent in his displays of data.

The Map of Science

April 26, 2007 at 3:03 am | Posted in Art, Biology, Chemistry, Drawing, Eye Candy, Legal, Physics, Science, Statistics, Vehicles | Leave a comment

It’s beautiful, compelling, and freakin’ huge.

Piracy Attacks Map

April 25, 2007 at 11:40 pm | Posted in Cartography, Chemistry, Painting, Reference, Statistics | Leave a comment

Arr!

Seed Magazine’s Cribsheets

April 20, 2007 at 8:47 am | Posted in Biology, CG, Chemistry, Drawing, Gratis, Health, Journalism, Legal, Painting, Physics, Reference, Science, Statistics | Leave a comment

Handy one-page guides for understanding esoteric science.

Inner Life

April 15, 2007 at 3:54 am | Posted in Animation, Art, Biology, CG, Chemistry, Drawing, Fiction, Mashup/Remix, Science, Statistics | Leave a comment

Stunningly portrayed animation of the inside of a cell.

Interactive Bush Approval Ratings

April 14, 2007 at 11:47 am | Posted in Books, Chemistry, Journalism, Politics, Statistics, Webware | Leave a comment

So linear, you can ski down it.

Mapping The Mal-Web

April 11, 2007 at 2:11 am | Posted in Architecture, Books, Cartography, Chemistry, History, Legal, Software, Statistics, Technology, Webware | Leave a comment

Where are malicious websites hosted?

The US Real Estate Market As A Rollercoaster

April 9, 2007 at 10:23 am | Posted in Architecture, CG, Chemistry, Economics, Fashion, History, Mashup/Remix, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics | Leave a comment

Whee!

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