Employment

Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Category archives for Employment

Late For Work

tags: Late For Work, jobs, employment, humor, funny, comedy, fucking hilarious, social observation, streaming video It’s hot, you were up late drinking with your friends and now it’s Monday morning — again! Unlike some videos that I share with you, this one gets straight to the point — a point that we’ve all achieved at…

Happiest DJ On Earth

tags: Happiest DJ On Earth, jobs, employment, humor, funny, comedy, disc jockey, David Guetta, streaming video Some people have jobs they love, and then there’s this guy … he’s burning off more calories doing his job than most people burn at the gym!

Orientation Day in the MSM

tags: Orientation Day in the MSM, journalism, mainstream media, humor, streaming video This video is a rather .. interesting … look at the challenges of working as a journalist in the mainstream media in these technologically challenging days.

tags: I’m a Scientist, Get me out of Here!, internet chatrooms, online program, technology, public outreach, scientists, employment, what do scientists do?, Science and the Importance of Cheese, streaming video This video is a trailer for a movie proposal by protein crystallographer, Stephen Curry. If he is lucky, he will continue on to the June…

tags: Using Science to Create the Ultimate Chocolate Bar, Theo Chocolate Company, Seattle, organic chocolate, fair-trade chocolate, Doc Choc, Andy McShea, streaming video Harvard-trained molecular biologist Andy McShea takes a distinctly scientific approach to making better and healthier chocolate. Dr McShea, known as “Doc Choc,” is the Chief Operating Officer of the 4-year-old Theo Chocolate…

tags: I’m a Scientist, Get me out of Here!, internet chatrooms, online program, technology, public outreach, scientists, employment, what do scientists do?, teenagers, streaming video This video describes a new online program targeted to UK teenagers; “I’m a Scientist, Get me out of Here!” This program’s goals are to provide teens access to real scientists,…

tags: Stevie the Professional Regurgitator, jobs, hobbies, passtimes, offbeat, strange, funny, people, The Tonight Show, streaming video This man makes a living by swallowing strange objects, like light bulbs, and then vomiting them back up. I think at least a few of these stunts are illusions — how did he do the sugar trick, for…

tags: Bill Murray, Poets House, NYC, NYC Life, Construction Workers, employment, I dwell in Possibility, Gathering Paradise, poem, poetry, poetry reading, Emily Dickinson, streaming video This is a beautiful video, showing the construction of NYC’s Poets House, along with a reading of several poems, including Emily Dickinson’s lovely poem, “I dwell in Possibility,” by actor…

Strassenmusiker

tags: Strassenmusiker, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, travel, cities, busker, image of the day, photography Strassenmusiker. Hauptwache, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 14 April 2010 [larger view]

tags: The Secret Life of Scientists, careers, Webby Awards, scientists, public outreach, educational, funny, documentary, NOVA, PBS, streaming video Okay, my peeps, I need your help. PBS is airing a NOVA series called “The Secret Life of Scientists.” This miniseries has been nominated for a Webby Award for the Best Documentary Series, and is almost…