Archives for March, 2012
How could Israelis love Iranians? This compelling video points a simple truth: how can you hate someone you don’t know? Could this be a game changer?
Fern Roof (Kathrin Marks) Imagine that you’re a spore nestled on a leaf in a sleepy forest. It’s a dry, sunny day. All of a sudden – within 0.00001 seconds, you are flung into the air with an acceleration of 100,000 times the force of gravity. What happened?
Photo source. “There’s an African saying: When the elephants fight, the grass suffers.” Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim on the greatest challenge in global health, in a recent interview with Charlie Rose, pointing out that the “poorest of poor suffer the most.”
Netwon’s Apple Gravity (SodaHead). Sir Isaac Newton punching his sister? How about pricking a friend with a pin?
Six years ago today, Jack Dorsey sent the first Tweet. Twitter records events in real time. It can also bring history back to life, in a clever way.
Imagine spending a day with the brilliant physicist Stephen Hawking. What would you ask him? Guess who did, on St. Patrick’s Day?
Don’t get me wrong. I love asian takeout food. Perhaps a bit too much. Here’s some really useful advice to avoid common and not so common pitfalls.
This is a 285 micrometer racecar, printed at the Vienna University of Technology. Credit: Vienna University of Technology Imagine a car small enough for a dust mite. Crazy, right?
You might ask yourself, “What in the world is this guy in the white lab coat talking about?”