It's Okay To Be Smart
There’s a lot of science out there. I’m Joe, let me be your guide to the creative side of discovery, big science news, wondrous science visuals, analysis-izations and all the otherwise cool science-y things out there, with all the woo and BS filtered out.“Everyone’s favorite Feynman of the Tumblr era” - Maria Popova One of Time Magazine’s 30 Must-See Tumblrs - 2012 Featured in The Best Science Writing Online - 2012
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staceythinx: cultivatevision: Series of posters created for the love of math, nature, art, and education. Prints available: http://meganemoore.storenvy.com/ If only there were one for reticulated splines, the set would be complete!
themathkid: This GIF makes my brain hurt in the best way.Does this mean coastlines are infinite? I think Veritasium did a video about that once.
via mucholderthen: Charles Darwin – Fernando Vicente Alfred Russel Wallace – Fernando Vicente Such highly evolved facial hair!
This week struck me as a particularly exhausting one when it came to that certain brand of provocatively-headlined-but-probably-not-what-you-think-it-is science news that we know and love hate. As usual, it’s the science media click-machine that’s to blame, which is a polite way of saying that there exists a gaping void of careful, cautious, skeptical, dare I say scientific science writing out there amidst the great internet knowledge machine. It’s desperately hard […]
I was gonna try and not respond to a couple really frustrating science stories this week, two rather...
I was gonna try and not respond to a couple really frustrating science stories this week, two rather benign research papers that were blown completely out of proportion by less-than-savory news coverage, but I can’t help it. *rolls up sleeves* Get ready …
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