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How To Report The News

tags: How To Report The News, journalism, television news, cultural observation, Charlie Brooker, satire, parody, humor, comedy, fucking hilarious, streaming video This video parody brilliantly dissects the average television news report. It is not only hilarious, but it’s unfortunately too true, and for this reason alone, should alert video news teams that their craft is…

Bacteria Make Mexican Waves

tags: synthetic biology, molecular biology, genetics,Bacteria make Mexican Waves, A synchronized quorum of genetic clocks, bacteria, fluorescence,biological clock, NPG, peer-reviewed research, NATURE, 10.1038/nature08753, streaming video By synchronizing our clocks, we can coordinate our activities with people around the world. Now, scientists have genetically engineered bacteria to synchronize their molecular timekeepers, creating the stunning fluorescent waves…

tags: ScienceBlogs, National Geographic, news I have friends at National Geographic, so I was most pleased to read early this morning (last night, USA time), that ScienceBlogs and National Geographic have teamed up to provide outstanding science and nature content to the public!

tags: Tiger Woods, Taiwanese News, Apple-1 News, Taiwan, animation, streaming video This video is an interesting news report from Apple-1 News in Taiwan regarding what really happened to cause Tiger Woods to drive into a tree after bouncing off a fire hydrant in front of his Florida home.

tags: Cyprus, illegal migratory bird trapping, songbird slaughter, Committee Against Bird Slaughter, CABS, streaming video This video below the jump records and documents the astonishing arrogance and viciousness of Cypriot bird slaughterers who continue to wantonly kill tens of millions of migratory songbirds every year so their bodies can be sold to restaurants who then…

Mount Wank is a German mountain close to the Austrian border in the southwestern Estergebirge range near Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The peak is 1780 metres above mean sea level. Image: Stephan Baum, Wikipedia Commons. I do have some potentially interesting news to share with you. I am not at liberty to share all of this news with…

That’s DOCTOR BIDEN to YOU!

Have you read the latest piece of anti-intellectualism to come out of the LATimes? Apparently, their so-called journalists are showing their ignorance by stating that Jill Biden, who earned her PhD in Education — and who also happens to be the wife of Senator Vice President Joe Biden — cannot be referred to as “Doctor…