“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.

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“Dangerous Knowledge”

September 5, 2009 at 5:30 am | Posted in History, Mathematics, Physics, Science | Leave a comment
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A BBC production documenting the perilous theoretical journeys of four tormented geniuses: Georg Cantor, Ludwig Boltzmann, Kurt Gödel, & Alan Turing

The Crow Paradox

September 5, 2009 at 5:21 am | Posted in Science | Leave a comment
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“Don’t anger crows.”  Words to live by, because crows not only remember faces, but they tell their fellow crows who to be wary of.

The Neuroscience of Poverty

July 25, 2009 at 9:00 pm | Posted in Journalism, Psychology, Science | Leave a comment
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“How poverty passes from generation to generation is now becoming clearer.  The answer lies in the effect of stress on two particular parts of the brain.

Mapping Science in Real Time

July 25, 2009 at 8:41 pm | Posted in Science, Statistics | Leave a comment
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Increasingly, we can watch science as it marches on.

Non-Reversing Mirrors

July 25, 2009 at 7:59 pm | Posted in Physics, Science, Technology | Leave a comment
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Seems like a lot of work to be able to see your hair parted on the right side of your head. 😉

Science Commons

July 16, 2009 at 9:55 am | Posted in Gratis, Legal, Science | Leave a comment
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A spin-off of the Creative Commons license with scientific publication in mind.

The Foundational Falsehoods of Creationism

January 12, 2009 at 5:02 am | Posted in Biology, Philosophy, Religion, Science | Leave a comment
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A series of very thorough rhetorical arguments demonstrating the intellectual dishonesty of the modern creationist movement.

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.

YourMorals.Org

September 25, 2008 at 4:37 pm | Posted in Psychology, Science, Webware | Leave a comment
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Boldly contribute your views to the world of survey psychology, and see how you measure up.

Galaxiki

August 18, 2008 at 7:58 am | Posted in Astronomy, Science, Webware | Leave a comment
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A wholely fictional galaxy whose content is user-created.

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.

The Indonesia Mimic Octopus

June 29, 2008 at 11:41 am | Posted in Biology, Science | Leave a comment
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Here’s an octopus that can imitate over a dozen species of all sorts.  Don’t believe me?  See for yourself.

The World Community Grid

June 25, 2008 at 10:17 am | Posted in Charity, Science, Software, Technology | Leave a comment
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Don’t just waste those unattended CPU cycles: devote them to science and charity!

Your Life Vs. The Age Of The Universe

June 15, 2008 at 6:15 pm | Posted in History, Science | Leave a comment
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When you need to put it all in perspective, scroll down.

“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.”

The World According To Monsanto

April 15, 2008 at 4:49 am | Posted in Economics, Journalism, Propaganda, Science | Leave a comment
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The war on traditional agriculture by megacorporation Monsanto is described in a French documentary “that Americans won’t ever see.”

Powers Of Life

April 11, 2008 at 2:17 am | Posted in Biology, Drawing, Science | Leave a comment
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A bit of context about our place in the tree of life, over at Tipping The Spherical Cow.

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.

Blue Marble Next Generation

February 12, 2008 at 4:55 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Photography, Science, Technology | Leave a comment

NASA would like to remind you that it studies the Earth as well.

The Trap-Jaw Ant: Fastest Jaws In The World

December 29, 2007 at 11:16 pm | Posted in Biology, Science | Leave a comment

It’s one thing to read about it, but it’s another thing entirely to see it in action.

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.

A Vending Machine For Crows

November 19, 2007 at 5:48 am | Posted in Biology, Commerce, Science, Technology | Leave a comment

Teaching crows to turn in shiny in exchange for crunchy.

1932 ‘Histomap’ of Evolution

November 19, 2007 at 5:47 am | Posted in Biology, Eye Candy, History, Reference, Science | Leave a comment

Now with free skeptical disclaimer!

Creative Common Microorganism Art

November 8, 2007 at 8:50 pm | Posted in Art, Drawing, Gratis, Science | Leave a comment

Digitized representation of the world as seen through the microscope of Ernst Haeckel, 1834-1919.

Evolving Clocks

November 4, 2007 at 1:57 pm | Posted in Biology, Propaganda, Robotics, Science, Software, Technology | Leave a comment

Proof that, if clocks could breed and reproduce, evolution would make a fine watchmaker.

The Matrix vs. Carl Sagan

October 28, 2007 at 10:20 pm | Posted in Film, Humor, Mashup/Remix, Science | Leave a comment

If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.”

NASA’s Beginner’s Guide To Aeronautics

October 24, 2007 at 3:15 am | Posted in Physics, Reference, Science, Technology, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Zoom!

Pork Stone

October 15, 2007 at 8:38 am | Posted in Photography, Science | Leave a comment

A curious mineral spotted in China.  Delicious!

The Deep

October 8, 2007 at 8:41 pm | Posted in Biology, Books, Photography, Science | Leave a comment

Claire Nouvian’s new book devoted to photographing deep sea life has an excellent web site.

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