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The Singing Astronaut - Chris Hadfield
It might not be a stretch to say that Chris Hadfield made a giant leap for humanity by making the worlds... scratch that; the first music video made in outer space. Orbiting Earth in the international Space Station Chris made a rendition of David Bowie's 'Space Oddity'.
Located in Lightness & Being / What the...
The Third Wave
Could the fascism of WWII and Hitler's regime ever happen again? Maybe that's not the right question. Maybe the questions should be is it happening now? To what extent? And, am I participating in it unwittingly? What within us allows us to participate in such things and why can't we see the dangers? Because it is happening, in different places all around the world... and even in our own communities. Ultimately, how can we recognize it, and more importantly, how can we stop it.
Located in Did You Know? / 2012 Stuff
Climate Change: Lines of Evidence
The National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, Board on Atmospheric Science and Climate have produced this video to illustrate the current state of understanding pertaining to climate change.
Located in Did You Know? / 2012 Stuff
The Higgs Explained
Minutephysics explains the Higgs and why it's great that it looks like it has been found... and what that might mean... and that we need to keep learning and understanding to that we might figure out more stuff... that helps figure out other things :)
Located in Did You Know? / 2012 Stuff
Symphony of Science - Our Biggest Challenge (Climate Change Music Video)
Bill Nye, Isaac Asimov, Richard Alley... Our biggest challenge presents perspective on what we can do in response to what can easily be seen as one of our greatest challenges. Global Warming.
Located in Did You Know? / 2012 Stuff
Koch Brothers Flout Law With Secret Iran Sales
The most recent revelation in a long history of transgressions, violations, and generally dishonorable behavior that has proven not only dangerous and damaging, but deadly. To complain that corporations whose main intention is profitability should be unrestrained in their pursuit of profits while diminishing the safety of the public and our environment is ultimately not profitable. It's a tax – on all of us.
Located in Did You Know? / 2011 Stuff
Symphony of Science
The Symphony of Science sets to music the beauty, magic and wonder of our universe, our world, our existence with melody and the poetry of knowledge unfolding.
Located in Did You Know? / 2011 Stuff
Climate Science History
While the 'Greenhouse Effect' has been known for nearly 200 years it was not until the 1950's with the aid of studies funded by the US military that the major components of the theory were well understood. This largely had to do with understanding the atmospheric composition in the stratosphere but there are many interesting pieces to the puzzle of climate science.
Located in Did You Know? / 2010 Stuff
The Survival of the Wisest
In 1972 Jonas Salk has written these thoughts "The Survival of the Wisest" that I find incredible relevant and revealing for our today's World.
Located in Did You Know? / 2010 Stuff
Do You Know Where The Food You Eat Comes From?
Food, Inc. is a brilliant movie all about the US food industry and the food we eat. And since we select the food we eat, we do have a choice and we are the 'buying power' for that industry – meaning our daily food.
Located in Did You Know? / 2010 Stuff