By Claire I have spent the afternoon at a seminar titled, “Write that journal article in 7 days”, put together by the Research Skills and Training Centre at ANU and wanted to share some of the wisdom I’ve soaked in. … Continue reading →
Living fossils? For a long time I have wondered about so-called "living fossils." The definition is not really settled, but basically, they are organisms that haven't changed appreciably for hundreds of thousands, or millions, of years. They appear no different than ancient fossil specimens, but they are alive and well today (hence the name.) Darwin himself coined the term in The Origin of Species: Platypi portrait from 1863“... In fresh water we find some of the most anomalous
Lesbian Talk, Episode 19: Rational Thought: How does it work?
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In this week’s primary podcast, your skeptical hosts The Omega & Diamanda Hagan welcome Youtube’s “Queen Of Atheism” Zinna Jones to talk about a colorful collection of topics that are sure to break your mind at least a little!
Amongst the things they discussed are sun burns on spring break, the inherent strangeness of the Eucharist and youth groups of its fans, death
Several days ago I finished reading Charles C. Mann’s article in The Atlantic titled “What If We Never Run Out Of Oil?”, a long-form discussion of the history and technology of established sources of energy like oil and natural gas, as well as relative newcomers from hydraulic fracturing or methane hydrates. If you haven’t read [...]
It’s A Race To Inflate! And You’ll Always Win
Are you tripling your lung power, or is it a trick? Here’s a way to always win this trash bag inflation trick.
A big thanks to John Maverick for harnessing the power of science and turning it into a cheap bar scam. We at Scam School salute you.
Go learn some science - here’s more about Bernoulli’s principle:
via Scam School.