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Sakurajima in Japan, erupting in December 2009. Image courtesy of Photovolcanica.com Richard Roscoe at Photovolcanica.com has just posted two great sites focusing on two of the most active volcanoes in Japan: Sakurajima and Suwanosejima. These volcanoes are almost constantly erupting with small…
Biocurious: Drew Endy on group meetings Via he of uncertain principles "OpenWetWare tweeted an interesting link to Drew Endyâs take on how to give a good group meeting presentation (though it is clear that this is useful advice for any presentation). Here are a few of my favourite slides:" (tags:…
Video analysis of hammer explosion lifting a guy | Dot Physics Can an exploding hammer lift a guy? Inquiring minds want to know... (tags: science physics video blogs education dot-physics silly) The Last 100 Years: 1950s & The Tragedy of Fred Hoyle : Starts With A Bang "This is the only…
'Columbine,' by Dave Cullen -- New York Magazine Book Review Most of what you think you know about the Columbine school shooting is wrong. (tags: society books review history media) The Laptop in the Classroom « Easily Distracted "I am sure there are students in my classes who have multitasked…