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Archive for December 18th, 2009

A quick look at the entire universe

Posted by Martin Poulter on 18 December 2009

Never let it be said that science and art are opposites: this mesmerising video is one of the results of a collaboration between the American Museum of Natural History and the Rubin Museum of Art. Watch in HD!

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Anthropological introduction to YouTube

Posted by Martin Poulter on 18 December 2009

A genuine lecture at the US Library of Congress, this 56-minute video explains how the video-sharing site (and other social media sites) transformed the media world. Includes cats, babies and Moldovan pop, but it’s for the sake of science!

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Beer, coffee, bacon and armoured pets

Posted by Martin Poulter on 18 December 2009

Matthew Inman’s distinctive, colourful cartoons as The Oatmeal are hilarious and often truly educational. A personal selection:

Dave K writes, “Not only funny – but educational too.  I just learnt a thing or two about coffee whilst laughing rather a lot.  Am I easily pleased?  Who cares – that’s just gotta be the best way to learn. “

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