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A multi-part series of history. …

A multi-part series of history. A picture-book way better than anything you'll find on Buzzfeed.

One hundred years ago, in the summer of 1914, a series of events set off an unprecedented global conflict that ultimately claimed the lives of more than 16 million people, dramatically redrew the maps of Europe, and set the stage for the 20th Century.

NASA Posts a Huge Library of Spa…

Space is the place. Again. And SoundCloud is now a place you can find sounds from the US government space agency, NASA. In addition to the requisite vocal clips (“Houston, we’ve had a problem” and “The Eagle has landed”), you get a lot more. There are rocket sounds, the chirps of satellites and equipment, lightning … Continue →

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Sometimes we need to remind chil…

Sometimes we need to remind children that science isn't magic or even, at times, anything more that process definition.
Stop glorifying the sciences, make them more approachable.

Science can be at simple as defining the below.
"Feel test – Rub some moist soil between fingers. [Figure 4]

Sand feels gritty.Silt feels smooth.Clays feel sticky."


http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/2…

http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20141016-your-life-on-earth

Really neat little infographics and metrics to browse through on the world since you were born.


On service providers delivering …

On service providers delivering pre-canned content. Another reason to ditch TV.

The “local” reports that resource-strapped TV stations are increasingly airing aren’t so local. Here’s why.

Dinosaur Feathers Discovered in …

Today a group of paleontologists announced the results of an extensive study of several well-preserved dinosaur feathers encased in amber. Their work, which included samples from many stages in the evolution of feathers, bolstered the findings of other scientists who’ve suggested that dinosaurs (winged and otherwise) had multicolored and transparent feathers of the sort you might see on birds today. The researchers also presented evidence, based …

RDS 2.0 = holy crap they are sel…

RDS 2.0 = holy crap they are selling add space on radio meta data channels now.

"The RDS Forum is planning a new edition as RDS 2.0. This will be upward compatible, but more data-service oriented. "


“Are you surprised that your med…

"Are you surprised that your media in a genre dominated by religious conservative consumers was rejected?"
"Yes," answered no one ever when reflecting on edgy or ambiguous content.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/style-blog/wp/2015/03/25/why-stations-are-pulling-little-big-towns-girl-crush-from-the-airwaves-and-what-that-says-about-country-radio-today/

Some listeners are misinterpreting the lyrics as being about a lesbian relationship and demanding radio stations pull the song.

Pepper&Carrot Great little comi…

Pepper&Carrot

Great little comic.

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