Science Videos Triple
Dec07

Science Videos Triple

Here, have some science videos on the house. No, really, they’re absolutely free and contain lots of lovely science to help fill up the science hole in your brain. What’s that? There’s no such thing as a science hole in the brain? Can you prove that? With science?! I thought not. Insect Adventure, Part One As you can probably guess there is more than one part to this insect adventure hosted by Emily Graslie but...

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Jill Trent: Science, Sleuthing, Sex, And Violence
Nov17

Jill Trent: Science, Sleuthing, Sex, And Violence

Jill Trent – accompanied by her best friend Daisy Smythe – was a comic book heroine from the 1940s, appearing in issues of Fighting Yank and Wonder Comics. We should, of course, welcome anything that pushes forward female equality or superiority during that period, as well as the promotion of science. And yet… Here we see Jill and Daisy using top quality sleuthing skills to detect some criminals in front of them,...

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Ghosts In Water Vapour
Aug17

Ghosts In Water Vapour

From This Is Cornwall comes this amazing story definitely worthy of reporting as news and absolutely not a pile of steaming horseshit. Hugh Fairman, psychic expert, sent over these photographs of faces that appeared in water vapour during a psychic reading, which he then captured on camera. What pictures are those, you ask? I’m glad you did. Friends, we are gathered here today to mourn the loss of our dearly departed common...

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Lucky Heather
Apr25

Lucky Heather

“Lucky heather?” The voice cuts through the general white noise of mumbled conversations, shop music spillage, and distant street-busking and traffic, slowing my determined lunchtime strolling through the precinct. I glance at the area in which the voice originated; it’s a woman, older than me, shorter than me, and holding more plantlife than me in an outstretched hand. And she’s started to smile, I’m...

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Star Trek And Mrs Thatcher
Apr14

Star Trek And Mrs Thatcher

Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died this week and the world went a little crazy. It’s been a week that’s seen British people partying in the streets because an old woman died of a stroke. It’s been a week that’s seen people who assert that they are rational, skeptical people liken Margaret Thatcher to Robert Mugabe. It’s been a week that’s tested my ability to hold my tongue and walk away...

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Professor Brian Cox, Drunk in Borneo
Jan27

Professor Brian Cox, Drunk in Borneo

Professor Brian Cox‘s latest programme for the BBC starts tonight. Wonders of Life follows the programme formula showcased in Wonders of the Solar System and Wonders of the Universe taking Brian across the globe in a bid to explain the complexity, simplicity, and beauty of the evolutionary process and the way in which life came into being on the planet. It will be shown in HD so for those couple of people recently searching to...

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