Archive for ‘Science’

June 19, 2017

Nastyass Honey Badger

by allthoughtswork

How much fun would science class have been if all wildlife documentaries were narrated like this?

April 28, 2017

March For Science

by allthoughtswork

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“It’s a scientific fact.”

Say that in a Red State and you have a better than average chance of getting punched out, especially if the conversation canvasses what group deserves to be shot, what you should shoot them with, and what breed you’ve trained to retrieve the carcass. And beer.

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February 20, 2017

Why are some folk Corriejukit?

by duncanr

or tae pit it anither wa’ – corrie-fisted ?

this video hazards an explanation . . .

p.s. I well mind my own early days at school, learning to write – the teacher used to patrol between the desks, large ruler in hand, and would whack me, and one or two others, across the nuckles with it if she spied us writing with our left hand – Bitch !!!

January 2, 2017

Earth Viewed from Space – N.A.S.A. Live Feed

by duncanr

‘The International Space Station – ISS – circles the earth at 240 miles above the planet. The station is crewed by NASA astronauts as well as Russian Cosmonauts and a mixture of Japanese, Canadian and European astronauts’.

this is their view out the window . . .

May 21, 2016

2.6 Trillion Sperm

by duncanr

happy sperm

Hallelujah 🙂

I don’t usually blow my own trumpet but – well if you can’t believe the BBC, who can you believe – and that’s the number of sperm they reckon i’m on track to produce before I pop my clogs

no wonder I’m bloody knackered !

course there’s a whole load of other information about my body but I won’t bore you with that

you can find out all about your body here . . .

http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/the-making-of-me-and-you

April 5, 2016

Other Uses for Silica Gel Bags

by duncanr

damn, I just threw 2 of these away yesterday

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February 25, 2016

The Milky Way

by duncanr

the European Southern Observatory has released this video of the Milky Way to ‘mark the completion of the APEX Telescope Large Area Survey of the Galaxy (ATLASGAL)

December 27, 2015

Life Saving Drones

by duncanr

an interesting (and worthwhile) idea this !

November 26, 2015

Time Lord Explains General Theory of Relativity

by duncanr

it is 100 years since Einstein unveiled his General Theory of Relativity

here, David Tennant narrates a short video explaining what it’s all about

September 28, 2015

Wait for it . . .

by duncanr

Damn - the buggers 'll be all over the place now they've found our water

Damn – the buggers ‘ll be all over the place now they’ve found our water

NASA has something to tell us – click here

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