Prominent opponent of climate change funded by oil and coal companies.

Documents obtained by Greenpeace show prominent opponent of climate change was funded by ExxonMobil, among others. According to a Greenpeace US investigation, Willie Soon has been heavily funded by coal and oil industry interests since 2001, receiving money from ExxonMobil, the American Petroleum Insitute and Koch Industries along with Southern, one of the world’s largest [...]

Gut Bacteria Know Secrets About Your Future – Robert Krulwich

You have a hundred trillion of these guys in you right now. Before you were born, you had hardly any. Back then, you were floating in amniotic fluid, protected, sanitized. Bacteria kept their distance. Until you slipped down that birth canal, you were pretty much spic-and-span. Then came your birthday, and all of a sudden, [...]

Global Warming – The power of mass manipulation of public opinions.

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Krulwich Wonders…

Robert Krulwich is a correspondent for NPR's Science Desk, reporting on the intersections of science and technology with culture, politics and religion. His specialty is explaining complex news in a style that is clear, compelling and entertaining.<br /> Additionally, Krulwich co-hosts WNYC's NPR-distributed scientific documentary series Radio Lab with host/producer Jad Abumrad. VISIT LINK: Krulwich [...]

Why can't we walk straight?

NPR's Robert Krulwich reports on why people can't walk in a straight line from point A to point B without visual cues. VISIT LINK: Why can't we walk straight? (tags: straight video Krulwich NPR line science …)

If It Was My Home – Visualizing the BP Oil Spill

Move the oil spill on your city to visualise its size in context. VISIT LINK: If It Was My Home – Visualizing the BP Oil Spill (tags: 2010 activism disaster environment geography google gis googlemaps infographics map maps mashup mashups news science visualisation visualization bp currentevents deepwaterhorizon ifitwasmyhome gulf oil …)

Creepy Robots. It's only a matter of time before one of these kills somebody.

Creepy. Robots. VISIT LINK: Creepy Robots. It's only a matter of time before one of these kills somebody. (tags: blog blogs funny humor inspiration robot robots science technology tumblr to video robotics …)

Time Paradox

Cool lo-fi game that will drive you crazy… VISIT LINK: Time Paradox (tags: arcade browser flash freeware game games science time videogame videogames …)

If Global Warming Is Real Then Why Is It Cold?

If Global Warming Is Real Then Why Is It Cold? Repetitive newspapers comics joke is repetitive… (tags: blog funny images humor media politics comics environment science bd cartoon cartoons change dumb globalwarming stupid climate satire algore gore …)

Terminator v0.1a

Terminator v0.1a The makers of the eerily lifelike robotic mule have a new creation: a machine that walks around like a real human being. Boston Dynamics is building the “Petman” prototype for the U.S. Army, to test out protective clothing. “Petman will balance itself and move freely; walking, crawling and doing a variety of suit-stressing [...]

How a PR firm contracted to Monsanto appears to have played a crucial but invisible role in shaping scientific discourse

How a PR firm contracted to Monsanto appears to have played a crucial but invisible role in shaping scientific discourse "Monsanto knows better than any other corporation the costs of visibility. Its clumsy attempts, in 1997, to persuade people that they wanted to eat GM food all but destroyed the market for its crops. Determined [...]

Play With Spider – 3D Flash

Play With Spider – 3D Flash An incredibly natural and interactive spider made in Flash. (tags: design fun art cool funny graphics online flash interesting game animation awesome incredible entertainment science animals 3d biology demo interactive physics spider simulation papervision realistic kids spiders …)

A breakthrough in science may save the bluefin tuna?

A breakthrough in science may save the bluefin tuna? Japan may offer the key to tuna's survival, thanks to a team of researchers who have perfected a method of assisted reproduction in which sperm and ovaries from donor trout are implanted in salmon recipients. When the salmon reach maturity and mate, they produce a large [...]

Bone marrow 'cures Aids patient'

Bone marrow 'cures Aids patient' Doctors in Germany say a patient appears to have been cured of Aids by a bone marrow transplant from a donor who had a genetic resistance to HIV. About one in 1,000 Europeans and Americans have a resistance to HIV. (tags: HIV aids sida cure resistance marrow science medicine genetics [...]

When Good People Do Evil

When Good People Do Evil Article in the Yale Alumni Magazine by Philip Zimbardo on the 45th anniversary of the Milgram experiment. The Milgram experiment was a series of social psychology experiments which measured the willingness of participants to obey an authority figure and perform acts that conflicted with their personal conscience. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milgram_experiment (tags: psychology [...]