Early 70’s behind the scenes of Sesame Street with the Muppets.
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Five great mathematicians and their contributions, in minimalist posters – the best thing since those minimalist posters celebrating pioneering women in science and philosophy’s major movements distilled in minimalist graphics.
Pair with 17 equations that changed the world.
The best journalists use every tool in the shed, to craft stories that carry readers easily through elaborate worlds. Complicated stories shouldn’t be dumbed down. Reporters need to develop better signposts and guides for navigation.
As discerning readers, we should support the work of those journalists who take us to new vistas by way of familiar signposts—or, to quantum mechanics by way of scrambled eggs."
Despite the mixed metaphor, Brendan Fitzgerald does an admirable job of articulating the responsibilities of science writers – and science readers.
Complement with Richard Feynman on the role of scientific culture in modern society.
12 Animal Adjectives to Bolster Your Vocabulary
ANGUINE The word means snakelike.
BUTEONINE Resembling a buzzard.
DELPHINE Delphine is an obsolete adjective referring to the dolphin.
DIDELPHINE It’s a variant of didelphian (double uterus) and refers to a subclass of marsupials including opossums.
HIPPOCAMPINE A rarely used adjective relating to seahorses.
LIMACINE Of, relating to, or resembling a slug, slime.
MACROPODINE Refers to kangaroos or wallabies.
MURINE Relating to a mouse or mice.
MUSTELINE Of or belonging to a weasel.
PHOCINE Rresembling a seal.
PICINE Like a woodpecker.”Source: explore-blog
my mind is blown!
The GOLDEN SECTION FINDER is a lens through which you can find proportional “perfection” in your surroundings. The golden section is a number regularly found when calculating the ratio between the dimensions of natural and geometric forms. Artists, designers and architects have used it as a means of defining beauty theoretically rather than intuitively.Designed and produced in Chicago with Tim Parsons