Bill Nye: Creationism not appropriate for children
The popular bow-tie wearing science educator stumps for evolution in a new online video.
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On December 3rd 2012, Mercury , Venus and Saturn will align in the northeast over the pyramids in Giza. This particular alignment over the spacing of the pyramids is very rare. This won’t happen again for another 2,000 years.
Most astronomers will probably say this event is just a coincidence, but given the evidence of ancient Egypt’s impact in history, I keep an open mind. This could be a phenomena lost with an ancient civilization that seemed to have known a few things about the universe that we have yet to understand…
Underwater photography by Alexander Semenov.
Cookie Monster’s famous cookie recipe. Make to the sound of Cookie Monster singing Tom Waits.
“There are many things that you can learn by doing it yourself and taking it beyond the limits in which it works, and you cannot learn just by watching something the way it’s supposed to.”
In 1969, particle physicist Frank Oppenheimer (who shares his 100th birthday today with celebrated chef Julia Child’s centennial) opened the Exploratorium in San Francisco, the first American museum to use interactive science exhibits. It was an effort to counter the “terribly passive education” of the classroom and marked the dawn of both interactive science education, engaging artists in fostering science literacy using new technology.
How is heart disease risk tied to blood type?
The correlation between blood type and heart disease risk may increase people’s motivation to look after themselves better, say researchers.
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