GameTrailers share a few short (more are coming soon and weekly?) videos showing "The Science of Games With Dr. Michio Kaku" -- "... world renowned physicist and the co-founder of string field theory, tackles some of the biggest topics in contemporary science. Now he's set his sights on the world of video games, as he disentangles science fact from fiction
New Imaging Technology Shows Animal Insides: A frog, a turtle, an alligator, and a python digesting a rat.Submitted by ant on Sun, 09/26/2010 - 7:51am. Art/Design | Food/Drink | Health | Nature | Personal | Reading Materials | Science | Sight Seeings | Technology
Blue's News (#1 and #2a&b) shared two addicting Flash puzzle game titled "Electric Box" on CandyStand -- "Play the sequel to the world's most electrifying puzzle game! Use the items (e.g., light, solar, water, in each level to connect electricity from the source to the target. Use the mouse to click and drag items on or off the game board. With items that can be flipped, click on them to reverse their directions."
Slate reports how "... quicksand has all but evaporated from American entertainment--rejected even by the genre directors who once found it indispensable... Quicksand once offered filmmakers a simple recipe for excitement: A pool of water, thickened with oatmeal, sprinkled over the top with wine corks. It was, in its purest form, a plot device unburdened by character, motivation, or story..."
Six "Ten (10) Things You Don't Know" Lists: Comets, Earth, Black Holes, Hubble, Sun, Pluto, and The Milky WaySubmitted by ant on Wed, 04/21/2010 - 7:27am. Education/School | History | Nature | Personal | Reading Materials | Science | Sight Seeings | Space
Scanning Electron Microscope Pictures of Grains of Pollen & Jonathan Drori's TED Presentation (Every Pollen Grain Has a Story).Submitted by ant on Mon, 04/19/2010 - 7:55pm. Art/Design | Audio | Education/School | Health | Nature | Personal | Reading Materials | Science | Sight Seeings
Jonathan Drori's TED presentation tells how every pollen grain has a story -- "Pollen goes unnoticed by most of us, except when hay fever strikes. But microscopes reveal it comes in stunning colors and shapes -- and travels remarkably well. Jonathan Drori gives an up-close glimpse of these fascinating flecks of plant courtship."