The Physics Philes, lesson 112: Sea Shell Resonance
Why do hear the ocean in sea shells? Physics, of course!
50 Shades of Fail: Chapter 2 Yeah Uh, I totally Love DIY, Yeah Ha Ha Ha, This Isn’t Wildly Inappropriate at All.
“Come with me and you’ll see a world of poorly written, abusive eroticaaaaa.”
ATLAS Soared: Fabiola Gianotti and the Discovery of a Higgs Particle (Women In Science 19)
Dale profiles physicist and coordinator of the ATLAS project at the LHC, Fabiola Gianotti.
What’s in a Color Name? Racism.
“Skin tone? What’s the big deal? We all have one!”
The cats of Mad Art Lab.
Scottish Independence Part 1: The How and the Why
Scotland is voting on Independence on September 18th. Alasdair will be showing us the arguments on both sides in this multi-part series.
In light of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne’s withdrawing an accepted job offer over the candidate’s harsh online criticism of Israel, Apostrophobia wonders how we are to distinguish between civility and professionalism.
Wikipedia 1, U Chicago News Office 0
A recent video on music and mathematics released by the University of Chicago gets some basic facts very, very wrong. Dan explains.
WTF Cure: The Cutler Protocol
Deek talks about Dr. Andrew Cutler, a charlatan promoting chelation “cures” for autistic kids.
Boy/Girl Sleepovers? What’s the Big Deal?
Cassandra’s 11-year-old daughter wanted to invite her 12-year-old male friend over for a sleepover, but his mom said no because “boys and girls your age do not do sleepovers.” Is there really a problem?
While We Dump Ice Water, Here’s What England Is Doing: The 100,000 Genomes Project
Kavin brings up a good point: how many people doing the ice water challenge are actually pro-genomic research?
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